2008 - Volume #32, Issue #4, Page #38[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Doubled-Up Pickup Springs
"I cut an automotive coil spring in two and mounted half over each set of leaf springs," says Drullinger. "The challenge was making brackets so that by rotating each spring, I get more or less suspension on one or both sides."
The brackets fit over each set of leaf springs. Hooks hold bottom of coils in place. A bolt at the bottom tightens up the hooks.
The top end of the coil fits through a short piece of pipe welded to the truck's frame.
By loosening the bolt on the bracket, he can rotate the spring so it spirals up or down to increase or decrease suspension.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, James Drullinger, 810 Adams, Akron, Colo. 80720 (ph 970 554-9090).
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