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Probably been covered
#791520 May 25th 2022 4:51 pm
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I’m new,

Got a 89’ G20

I’ve got a noisy diff so Ive removed it rebuilt and in the process of removing it got corroded/broken rear leaf springs

Vans a 1989 lwb G20.

Looking on Rockauto at springs and my question IS:

Are the DAYTON springs any good. Quality wise or does anyone here have any other info on to get decent 6 leaf springs
from. Or are they all good?

I’m guessing a 2100lb weight (1ton) is suitable?

Thank you

Re: Probably been covered
MrMoss #791548 May 26th 2022 8:56 pm
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I have a set that I removed off my 91 G-20 Shorty a couple months ago….might need to replace the bushings……you can have them for free. PM me for contact info


Recently purchased (10-2021) a 1991 Chevy G-20 “Shorty”. Past vans are a 1976 Chevy G-10 (purchased new in 1976 & sold in 1995). A 1978 Chevy G-20 Shorty purchased in 2010 and sold in 2015.
Re: Probably been covered
MrMoss #791549 May 26th 2022 11:37 pm
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Your van weighs 5600 lbs ... my G30 (a true 1 ton) weighs 9000 lbs.


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'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: Probably been covered
MrMoss #792343 June 21st 2022 2:06 am
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5600 lbs even seems high for the actual weight of the vehicle.

Ideally you want springs that will keep the 3/4 ton capacity, 2100 lb per side would do that.


1994 G20
2002 Express, sitting dead
1988 G20 conversion, stored

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