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pintosopher

Today at 03:40:10 PM
On frozen Pond seems to be the reality, Stay off the ice.. but get the RC boats out to play with..  :)
 

pintosopher

Yesterday at 12:46:49 PM
If the world seems immobile, Perhaps the version of your Player is stuck. Still life cannot bring change, but it can be  fun to ponder on! ;)
 

pintosopher

January 21, 2018, 07:56:22 PM
Well Said, yee sage of many visions.. There's many more in the mind you store ;) Sweep it all away to the Can, if you will, a sense of peace and no overdue bill :D
 

cutelitlputtputt

January 21, 2018, 06:48:06 PM
Kitty litter, tootsie rolls, cat farts   oh my!
                    All floating by
You in the Stream of Life

Up to your axles
With worry and Strife

Go with the Flow
Or so they Say
Hold your head up
And have a Good Day!



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cutelitlputtputt

January 21, 2018, 06:45:25 PM
Kitty litter, tootsie rolls, cat farts….oh my!
                    All floating by
You in the Stream of Life

Up to your axles
With worry and Strife

Go with the Flow
Or so they Say
Hold your head up
And have a Good Day!
 

cutelitlputtputt

January 21, 2018, 06:45:25 PM
Kitty litter, tootsie rolls, cat farts….oh my!
                    All floating by
You in the Stream of Life

Up to your axles
With worry and Strife

Go with the Flow
Or so they Say
Hold your head up
And have a Good Day!

 

pintosopher

January 21, 2018, 02:34:13 PM
Take a Peak, But don't get caught with a camera! ;D
 

cutelitlputtputt

January 20, 2018, 12:16:22 PM

Have some white on
the Peak this morning!
         in Yucaipa☼

Hope your day
Is as pretty as a picture




 

pintosopher

January 20, 2018, 05:38:31 AM
Good Morning Matt!
 

pintosopher

January 19, 2018, 06:41:37 PM
I'm inclined to think the Car could inspire all kinds of thoughts..
 

russosborne

January 19, 2018, 05:04:44 PM
But those legs make up for the hair. ;D
 

russosborne

January 19, 2018, 05:04:25 PM
OOPS, obviously I don't kn ow how this works, supposed to have been one post.

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Offline Rob3865

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Station wagon leaf springs on a hatchback....
« on: March 18, 2017, 08:58:03 PM »
As the title implies, will wagon leaf springs fit on a hatchback? Mine is a 76 Bobcat MPG Runabout and I want wagon springs for a better stance. I know the springs A and B measurements are a little different, but do they interchange? Thanks.

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Re: Station wagon leaf springs on a hatchback....
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2017, 09:54:24 PM »
Can you define what you mean by "better stance?"  The reason I ask is that the wagon seems to sit like a hatchback from my perspective. So, it may be that they don't elevate the car any, they just resist (extra) weight - more.  Also you will have to use an extended shackle to (properly) install the spring.  It may be that installing them at the hatchback spacing (if even possible) would elevate the car but I would be careful to look for the spring binding as it seems the swing rate of the shackle would be accelerated.

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Re: Station wagon leaf springs on a hatchback....
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2017, 11:25:45 PM »
My apologies. I had asked this before. I did a search after I posted this thread and found it. It appears the two springs are not compatible.

By better stance, I mean to give the car a little rake from back to front.