AzBaja.com, Home of the VW Baja Bug  
Toggle ContentToggle Content
Toggle Content AzBaja Site info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: Northmountainauto
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 3572

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 106
Total: 106
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Baja Forums
02: AMAZON.com
03: AMAZON.com
04: Baja Forums
05: AMAZON.com
06: AMAZON.com
07: Drivers
08: Baja Forums
09: Baja Forums
10: AMAZON.com
11: Pictures
12: Pictures
13: AMAZON.com
14: Baja Forums
15: AMAZON.com
16: Baja Forums
17: Baja Forums
18: Baja Forums
19: AMAZON.com
20: Baja Forums
21: Pictures
22: Event Calendar
23: Baja Forums
24: AMAZON.com
25: AMAZON.com
26: Event Calendar
27: Baja Forums
28: AMAZON.com
29: AMAZON.com
30: Baja Forums
31: AMAZON.com
32: AMAZON.com
33: Baja Forums
34: AMAZON.com
35: Baja Forums
36: AMAZON.com
37: Baja Forums
38: Baja Forums
39: AMAZON.com
40: AMAZON.com
41: AMAZON.com
42: AMAZON.com
43: Baja Forums
44: AMAZON.com
45: AMAZON.com
46: AMAZON.com
47: AMAZON.com
48: AMAZON.com
49: Baja Forums
50: Baja Forums
51: AMAZON.com
52: AMAZON.com
53: AMAZON.com
54: AMAZON.com
55: Baja Forums
56: AMAZON.com
57: AMAZON.com
58: AMAZON.com
59: Baja Forums
60: AMAZON.com
61: AMAZON.com
62: Baja Forums
63: AMAZON.com
64: Event Calendar
65: Baja Forums
66: My Account
67: Baja Forums
68: Baja Forums
69: AMAZON.com
70: Baja Forums
71: AMAZON.com
72: Baja Forums
73: AMAZON.com
74: Baja Forums
75: AMAZON.com
76: AMAZON.com
77: Baja Forums
78: AMAZON.com
79: AMAZON.com
80: AMAZON.com
81: Baja Forums
82: Baja Forums
83: AMAZON.com
84: AMAZON.com
85: Baja Forums
86: Baja Forums
87: Baja Forums
88: Baja Forums
89: AMAZON.com
90: Event Calendar
91: AMAZON.com
92: Home
93: AMAZON.com
94: AMAZON.com
95: Baja Forums
96: Baja Forums
97: AMAZON.com
98: AMAZON.com
99: AMAZON.com
100: AMAZON.com
101: Baja Forums
102: Baja Forums
103: AMAZON.com
104: AMAZON.com
105: Baja Forums
106: AMAZON.com

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Toggle Content GPS

Baja Forums -:- VW Volkswagen Bug, Baja, Bus, Sandrail and Thing -:- VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion -:- hello and leaf-springs
Amazon Store

hello and leaf-springs
Bug, Baja, Thing and Buggies. Most every thing that will not fit any any other area. See list of other Forums for better topic placement...Volkswagen General Discussion
Users browsing this topic: None
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
heliarcer
Recruit
Recruit

heliarcer

Offline

Joined: May 27, 2008
Posts: 2
Location: Reno, Nevada
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: hello and leaf-springs
Posted: Tue May 27, 2008 07:33 AM
Reply with quote

Hi I am new to this forum but have been in the VW/baja community for several years. I have been working on my bug and rebuilt the front axle but cannot seem to get the leaf-springs in to the axle tubes. Is there a trick to getting the leafs in or is it just a matter of messing with them for several more hours... lol :P. Thank you for any responses!

Back to top
View user's profile
BugZyla.com
1st SGT.
1st SGT.

BugZyla.com

Offline

Joined: Mar 20, 2006
Posts: 4377
Location: Mexicopa County, Barackistan
Karma: +35

Post Post subject: Re: hello and leaf-springs
Posted: Tue May 27, 2008 08:13 AM
Reply with quote

Take a rubber band an wrap it around the end. It will hold the spring pack together and then just slide down it when you shove it through. I also take a die grinder with a sanding pad and put a small chamfer on the end of the spring pack to make it easier to start. You can just leave the rubber band in the beam, it wont interfere with anything.


_________________
Bugzyla Fabrication
480-444-2501
www.bugzyla.com


132 (O\!/O) VWs and counting since 1/2005

Hillary for PRISON 2016
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
az350x
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

az350x

Offline

Joined: Mar 13, 2007
Posts: 3190
Location: Mesa, AZ
Karma: +28

Post Post subject: Re: hello and leaf-springs
Posted: Tue May 27, 2008 08:00 PM
Reply with quote

Welcome aboard! Make sure you start a thread in the New Member forum and post some pics!


_________________
I used to think only about 98% of the population were worthless douchebags. I'm thinking lately of revising my estimate...

'59 Baja- SOLD

5 VW's (O\!/O) since 1/2005!

MY GARAGE LINK
Back to top
View user's profile
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page

 Topics   Replies   Author   Views   Last Post 
Normal
No new posts Events and Get Togethers World Wide Report Verde River Hot Springs 5 azdesertrat87 3139 Report Verde River Hot...
 Fri Jul 17, 2015 02:27 PM 
AzBaja View latest post
No new posts New Members New Member in Colorado Springs 5 BigManGraphix 3041 New Member in Colorado...
 Wed Dec 17, 2014 05:45 AM 
AzBaja View latest post
No new posts VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion Does any one have any coil over springs for 2.5 shocks?
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1, 2 ]
16 Ejbbal21 7665 Does any one have any ...
 Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:05 PM 
Ejbbal21 View latest post
No new posts Events and Get Togethers World Wide Castle Hot Springs Run?
[ Go to pageGo to page: 1, 2, 3, 4 ]
50 Dirtjunkie 21593 Castle Hot Springs Run...
 Wed May 16, 2012 06:05 AM 
73square View latest post
No new posts Events and Get Togethers World Wide Castle Hot Springs 5 BugZyla.com 2682 Re: Castle Hot Springs
 Sun Oct 08, 2006 06:39 AM 
Arizonateacher View latest post
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You can reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Toggle Content Picture Box

Toggle Content Great things to Buy

Toggle Content Other Sites

Toggle Content Parts - For your Car

If you see Errors please E-mail Eric (AT) AzBaja.com X XX XXX
azbaja.com Webutation

eXTReMe Tracker
XXXX
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster. Any use, commercial or educational, requires written permission from the author.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy