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Old 01-19-2014, 06:57 PM   #8
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Re: link to mustang gas tank install

Originally Posted by TA1754 View Post
What if I got rid of the leafs?
I have a rear axle under the truck from a '77 Malibu wagon.
Would I improve the ride by going with a coilover setup, & thus not need to worry about the lack of support from relocating the crossmember?
You only need the member in that position for the spring shackles. Using coils or coil overs you would move that member to the back because you do need something to stabilize the rear frame section and offer some protection for the tank.
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