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Has anyone tried running fiberglass rear monoleafs?
I'm thinking about it for the Restomod.
There are a few places that offer them, but they are pricey ($400/pr).
They're outlawed in most racing classes -- a sure sign they must work!
I saw them on the 65 Eleanor (I have a pic too) -- this kinda irritated me since I've been hashing over them for the last year.
Hate it when someone steals your thunder! Oh well...

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No, I haven't but I'm getting ready to replace my rear springs and I would love to learn more about them. Where are they available?

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the one I have saw used on mud truck cam stock on a chevy astro van. and the people using them bolted there own eyelets on the end.
 

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i believe vettes have been using them for a long time and they tend to resist sag a lot more, according to some trivia in the megasquirt or jyturbo forums
 

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Yep, resist sag; weigh only about 8 pounds or so (will make up some for the very sturdy nine inch); much better jounce and rebound; are much faster in reacting (the spring reacts to the load, not you); they look really cool.
Vettes and early Camaros used 'em.
BillGear has the link right. There is a Composite Springs Inc,
but I can't find a link. The MG guys use those.
Freightliners also use composites.

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