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Old 07-09-2010, 03:22 PM   #11
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Re: Wanted: Source of leaf springs or spring work

WILL A PAIR OF 93 BB TC2000 WORK ???? IF SO OUR FIRE DEPT,FLIP ONE OVER TO WORK ON TO GET PEOPLE OUT OFF IF ONE FLIP OVER,,THE SPRING ARE STILL THERE,BUT I THINK THE SHIPPING WILL KILL YOU,FROM GA 30540, MIGHT GET THE PAIR $500.00 OR LESS


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Keith, we would have to find out if they are the same springs. Different year, for one thing. Then there is the fact that a TC2000 can also be a rear-engine unit. So we would have to investigate.

Worst, those springs are probably just as worn as mine! So wouldn't likely do much good.

But keep those ideas coming!
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Re: Wanted: Source of leaf springs or spring work

You could put air bags between the springs and chassis and have a hybrid spring/air ride suspension...
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Old 07-09-2010, 06:32 PM   #14
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That's actually no joke -- I would love to do that! But I'm worried that the main leaf will break, and then I would go nowhere -- except maybe in the ditch.

Add-on air ride kits do exist for motor homes and such. But rather expensive.

One thing at the time. I probably ought to start saving towards those $336 springs as a matter of safety.
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Re: Wanted: Source of leaf springs or spring work

I'm surprised Acme can't help you. They've got tons of parts. Did you call them or just look at their website?
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I only looked at their web site. They have a lot of springs listed individually, by the truck they came off. But perhaps I ought to telephone them, or even stop by. Their used springs seemed to average $125. That is more "my price range".

By the way, the "generic" part number for this spring (at Dentoni's) is 14-120. Provided the second guy had it right.
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Re: Wanted: Source of leaf springs or spring work

I suggest a big-truck salvage yard...you need to get the Hollander interchange number. Then again...hit one with a tape measure & your front GAWR...long as they're the right size & weight rating, who cares what they're out of?!
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Re: Wanted: Source of leaf springs or spring work

Naess,i check with the bus company about your bus and they said from1990- 1992 bluebird use frightliner springs on all there bus so they saided too check the dis between the eyes and the wt of the front axle and go from there..on my 94 its springs are made by alaco spring co.

if you have a light axle ,,i go with the heavy axle spring,still well fit..


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