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Old 05-12-2010, 11:02 PM   #1
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Default instructions for homemeade spring spreader

Could someone please post a picture of a home made spring spreader so that I dont have to go buy one? Thanks for your help, Sonny
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Old 05-12-2010, 11:42 PM   #2
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Follow the link shown on "boring out an a manifold" a few dozen posts ago. He shows how to build one. Art
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Old 05-13-2010, 12:32 AM   #4
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That link is for a frame spreader, thanks anyway, any other help?
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Old 05-13-2010, 12:50 AM   #5
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Try this

http://jmodela.com/spreader.html
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Old 05-13-2010, 10:20 AM   #6
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Regardless if you buy a spreader or make one, you are going in to a dangerous endeavor, especially with the rear spring. My strong advice is to wrap the spring on both ends with a strong safety chain to the frame. Several wraps if you have enough chain. When it comes time to either remove or install the spring shackles there will be some level of pounding on them and a great risk of the spreader slipping. It is not good if the spreader slips

We all want to keep our Model A friend safe and injury free.
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Old 05-13-2010, 01:23 PM   #7
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Here ya go.

http://www.icehouse.net/overland/springspreader.html
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Regardless if you buy a spreader or make one, you are going in to a dangerous endeavor, especially with the rear spring. My strong advice is to wrap the spring on both ends with a strong safety chain to the frame. Several wraps if you have enough chain. When it comes time to either remove or install the spring shackles there will be some level of pounding on them and a great risk of the spreader slipping. It is not good if the spreader slips

We all want to keep our Model A friend safe and injury free.
Never loan it out to anyone.
It called CYA.
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Old 05-13-2010, 09:40 PM   #9
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My home made spring spreaders, I changed both springs in my coupe with these. The top one is for the rear spring.

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