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Old 01-22-2014, 11:46 PM   #1
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rear coils the same for 60-62 &63-72?

Hey guys!

I've been looking into getting new rear coil springs for my '62 1/2ton longbed and I've seen listings saying some fit 60-72 and others say 60-62 only.

I'm planning on lowering with coils but even listings for stock coils say one or the other.

Is there actually a difference??
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Old 01-22-2014, 11:58 PM   #2
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Re: rear coils the same for 60-62 &63-72?

The earlier springs have equal spacing between the coils, later ones have a progressive spacing. A section of closer spaced coils is built into them for added performance under load, while the section with wider spacing helps to soften the ride when running light.
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Old 01-23-2014, 12:08 AM   #3
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Re: rear coils the same for 60-62 &63-72?

Thanks AcampoDave!

So other than the spring rate, they'll interchange?
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Re: rear coils the same for 60-62 &63-72?

I'm pretty sure they will. Can anyone else out there back that up?
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