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Front Spring Question

Post by Dan Hatch » Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:31 pm

Guys need some help.
#1. Nine leaf low arch front. What does it fit?

#2.eight leaf high arch front. What does it fit?

Can not find in Lang’s catalog a listing. These supposedly came out of Ford dealer in1950’s.
The nine leaf has two leafs same size? Thanks for any info. Dan


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Re: Front Spring Question

Post by HPetrino » Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:46 pm

I'm not really sure, but i THINK the eight leaf spring is for 1926-27 T's and the nine leaf is a TT spring.

Hopefully someone who knows for sure will chime in.

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Re: Front Spring Question

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Re: Front Spring Question

Post by Dan Hatch » Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:25 pm

That is the same as Langs. Still does not list what I got. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks, Dan.


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Re: Front Spring Question

Post by Dan Hatch » Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:38 am

Anybody have suggestions?


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Re: Front Spring Question

Post by Original Smith » Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:04 am

Up until about April 1925 Ford used the standard seven leaf spring. About that time they came out with the new style eight leaf which was used through the end of production, and is one inch lower than the previous seven leaf. Most likely the nine leaf is indeed for a ton truck. Probably the parts book would tell.


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Re: Front Spring Question

Post by Humblej » Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:44 am

Checked in the Ford Price List of Parts book, August 5, 1928. 9 leaf front springs are for TT truck, 8 leaf front springs are for 26-27 car, 7 leaf front springs for 09-25 car.

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