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Ok, so a few of you guys asked for pics of my rear end afer I described it, and there were alot of assumptions as to what exactally it came out of so here we go.
Here is the 1980's 82-86 Camaro, don't really know...... 7.5. Notice the coil springs and leaf pads. Custom baby!!


Wonderful piece of fabrication here, shadetree welding at its best....

 

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Ok, here's the part I'm really worried about, now keep in mind im a novice at this leaf spring bushing stuff, but I was told this setup looks a little shady...

I had a buddy tack these things..





I don't know why theres two nuts on this bolt.....whatever...
 

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Anybody see any issues with this setup, I need some feedback. Do you thing the leaf spring busings look bad? Or the coilover would cause excessive wheelhop?
 

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two things,first,an S-10 rear is a close to a bolt in option if your not worried about the 7.5's weak nature , or try to find one of the S-10 8.5 rear axles. second the wheel hop is caused by the front half of the leaf spring wrapping up basically turning into an "s" shape. slapper bars or caltracs will fix this the bolt cup and bolt I would replace. If it were mine
 

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YOu can get new front spring bolts at ESPO Springs & Things. thye are not too expensive. They come with the proper shoulder bolt/spacer/washer or whatever you want to call that locating washer or whatever that is. It is supposed to be drawn into the hole, not welded. it will not go all of the way in, but when properly tightened, there will be no free play.
 
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