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    Anyone used the Afco xhd springs? 194 rate 5” height? They sound real good in the ad using the chrome Vadium steel(hope I got close on that). I’ve got 440hp 4 speed I ran the Mopar one with six leaf on one side and seven on the other. They came from Mexico and they didn’t hold up real great. Thanks in advance.
     
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    To use the Afco springs you will have to do what I did with the Hyperco leafs and make a bracket spacer or you can by the Mopar superstock front bracket and then weld the hole closed and drill a new hole 1half inch off center of the welded hole center. If you look at the 2 charts below you will see why. For whatever reason the circle track springs have a 20 1/2 front section. Nobody makes a bracket for these to keep you rear end centered. What I ended up doing was going on ebay and buying a 1.5"x3" 10inch long piece of 6061 aluminum billet $25, cutting it in 2, 5" sections, pressing out the factor bracket studs, expanding the holes to 7/16 from 3/8, marking and drilling the holes in the billet spacer than bolting it all back together with grade 8 7/16 hardware and washers. See picture below.

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      consider ESPO springs. Or Eaton springs. The Mopar mexican are not great.
       
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        Thanks those companies look good.
         
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        Thanks for that info. Those are very different deminsions. Glad you brought that to my attention. I’ve got to have bolt in. Thanks again.
         
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        Glad to help. I spent weeks researching springs before I went the direction I went so the info was fresh on my brain.
         
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