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Joined: Aug 2022
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Dltalfa Offline OP
Has anyone ever used lowering springs on the front of your 1941-46 Chevy 1/2 ton truck?

If so, where did you buy them?
How did you like them?

Care taker of a 1946 1/2 ton. Pretty much period correct original. Danny T, from B’ham, Al
Joined: Feb 2000
Posts: 4,560
I have springs from Detroit spring that set a little lower then stock on my'37. I was after a softer ride, not so much a lower ride, it just worked out that way. You will loose travel distance, so speed bumps or pot holes will bottom out the springs on the frame rails pretty easy. I added longer shackles in front to raise the body back up. If shipping wasn't so high, I would send them back to be raised up.

Joined: Jan 2019
Posts: 385
I am looking at them for my 58. I am doing a Napco build, but I don't want the front end lifted like they were stock. My plan is to get lowering springs for the front to bring the nose back down to a stock-ish height.

58 Apache, long bed fleetside, V8 w/SM420
Drivable but the rear axle needs work.

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