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Old 10-05-2018, 08:14 AM   #1
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Leafs or arms?

Have a 67 GMC SWB leafer. I can flip kit and notch it if need be. I also have all the stuff to do Arms. Is the conversion worth the effort on a driver? It's gonna get 1-ton bar up front, 4" total front drop, 3/4 mod with modded a-arms, etc. I'll source a rear swaybar, I have a 3rd gen Camaro one on the coil setup that works fantastic. Anyway, thoughts? Theres a lot of other work going into this truck I'd like to get going on. Thanks!

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Old 10-05-2018, 10:00 AM   #2
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Re: Leafs or arms?

Trailing arms ride better imo than leafs. Leafs will haul/support more tho.

Only my opinion...

Btw, NASCAR uses trailing arms
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Old 10-05-2018, 10:20 AM   #3
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Re: Leafs or arms?

Oh, I know. I'm trying to talk my self out of the "ton of really unnecessary work" route. Exhaust routing is easier too.
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Old 10-05-2018, 10:56 AM   #4
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Re: Leafs or arms?

You want it to ride like a truck or like a car? Truck = leafs, Car = Arms
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Old 10-05-2018, 11:18 AM   #5
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Re: Leafs or arms?

Mine rides and handles so much better on the arms. If you want to drive it like a hot rod it's arms all the way....
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Old 10-06-2018, 08:19 AM   #6
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Thanks for kicking in, Paul- I dig your truck!
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Old 10-10-2018, 11:45 AM   #7
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Thanks for kicking in, Paul- I dig your truck!
No problem man and Thanks!
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