The Function of Leaf Springs?

Answer Leaf springs are not a new invention. They have been used since ancient Rome in one form or another, first as wooden poles and, in the 18th century, a steel plate. In 1804, Obadiah Elliot invented ... Read More »

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How to Take Apart Leaf Springs?

A leaf spring is a series of arced steel flat pieces that are bolted together and mounted to the rear suspension of a truck, trailer or similar vehicle to align the axle as well as provide load con... Read More »

Installing Leaf Springs?

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How to Fit Trailer Leaf Springs?

Leaf springs have been used on vehicles for over a century. A leaf spring is made from a flat bar of steel that has mounting holes at each end. Most leaf springs are made of several layers of sprin... Read More »

How to Add Leaf Springs to a Chevy?

The leaf springs on a Chevrolet truck and SUV keep the rear axle aligned from front to back and side to side, as well as provide support to the rear of the truck. These springs establish the ride h... Read More »