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Spring perch measurements
« on: April 22, 2014, 06:23:23 PM »
I've been searching but don't have a definitive answer,  what is the center to center measurements for the spring perches for a 80 pinto ?

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Re: Spring perch measurements
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2014, 04:15:09 AM »
I think it's 42.5". Lemmie wait till the sun comes up and I will measure mine. It is a 76 Bobcat but will be the same as yours. I just recently swapped in a rustang II rear axle. I should remember that as I did measure it, but I ain't as young as I used to be.

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Re: Spring perch measurements
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2014, 02:47:08 PM »
great, I have heard 41.75 , 42.25 and 42.50 don't know which is correct.


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Re: Spring perch measurements
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2014, 04:02:12 PM »
great, I have herd 41.75 , 42.25 and 42.50 don't know which is correct.

Thank god you didn't ask for the drum to drum width of a stock rear end. I've seen AT LEAST a dozen different numbers for that one.
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Re: Spring perch measurements
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2014, 05:41:11 PM »
Nope, just center to center measurement for the spring perch.

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Re: Spring perch measurements
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2014, 08:29:11 PM »
Mine measures 42.5" exactly. That's center to center on the leaf springs.

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Re: Spring perch measurements
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2014, 01:19:19 AM »
thanks Rob, you were right on...!

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Re: Spring perch measurements
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2014, 09:56:58 PM »
You bet.

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Re: Spring perch measurements
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2014, 01:16:22 AM »
check out those newly mounted spring perches setting on my narrowed Ford Explorer rear axle housing, exactly 42.50 inches center to center I might add and thanks again........    http://www.fordpinto.com/it's-all-about-the-turbo/official-1980-turbo-pinto-project-thread/

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Re: Spring perch measurements
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2014, 01:06:14 PM »
26 3/4"    ;D