Spring change

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  1. Wildman

    Wildman Read Only Funster

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    A Mercedes Sprinter has a single leaf transverse spring on the front axle.
    I understand a twin leaf is available anyone have any idea how it will affect permissible axle weight/rating. I assume it uprates it but by how much and is it easy to change vin plate details to reflect the change or does it involve a lot of paperwork.
     
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    Well thats that idea out of the window, spring failed MOT and turned out to be a double heavy duty spring anyway. New on being fitted tomorrow. It appears the life of springs is not what they once were.
     
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    Jones Springs in Walsall are your men. There is nothing they don't know about springs and will alter anything to suit. Had my rears re-tensioned and an extra leaf put in by them last year. They have spring specs going back to the horse and cart.
     
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