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Strange blocks on leaf springs

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Strange blocks on leaf springs

Post by HS Nova » Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:50 pm

Anyone know what these blocks are and what purpose they serve? They are held on by metal straps to the mono leafs. Car is a 1969 Chevy Nova. Never seen anything like them before.


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Re: Strange blocks on leaf springs

Post by lefty o » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:04 pm

some sort of dampner would be my guess.

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Re: Strange blocks on leaf springs

Post by tenxal » Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:00 pm

They were to prevent spring chatter on the mono leaf cars.

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Re: Strange blocks on leaf springs

Post by Krooser » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:10 pm

tenxal wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:00 pm
They were to prevent spring chatter on the mono leaf cars.
Exactly
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