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Old 05-25-2018, 07:06 PM   #1
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Coil or leaf?

I was wondering what most people like better for a street truck, rear leaf spring or coil spring suspension? All else the same, truck will be lowered a few inches.
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Old 05-25-2018, 11:23 PM   #2
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Re: Coil or leaf?

I think my 65 is the best riding truck I own. And we have jacked up highways. That coil rides smooth. I have a 4/6 suspension drop and low pro tires.
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Old 05-26-2018, 01:36 AM   #3
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Re: Coil or leaf?

Trailing arms and coil springs for me.
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Old 05-26-2018, 01:57 AM   #4
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Re: Coil or leaf?

I love my coil spring truck! It rides very smooth, especially for it's age.
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Old 05-26-2018, 02:32 AM   #5
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Re: Coil or leaf?

Torsion bars and coils! NASCAR took trailing arm idea from c10s. And we are back to torsion bars.
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Old 05-26-2018, 08:01 AM   #6
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Re: Coil or leaf?

Coils are much better ride and handle better with a few tweaks.
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Old 05-27-2018, 12:03 AM   #7
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Re: Coil or leaf?

I have 2 frames to choose from, 1 leaf and 1 coil. I think I will use the coil. Downside is someone torched the torsion bars off thinking they were going to bag it. Thanks
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Old 06-15-2018, 12:07 PM   #8
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IMHO, coil springs/trailing arms is the best riding setup.
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