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Old 02-25-2011, 05:53 PM
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Originally Posted by lorenzalizares View Post
hi, im newbie here. I'm Lorenza, im just curious and of course i want to know about the leaf spring. why is the distance shorter at the front of the spring - from axle to eye, than the rear? I understand it has something to do with axle wrap but what exactly does the shorter distance at the front do? Also what problems would/might occur if I reversed the spring? thanks a lot.
Reversing them as in putting the 'short' end to the rear?

If nothing else it will move your rear axle 'way back, you wouldn't even get your rear wheel on!!
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