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BillOhio

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original coil spring tag size and build date
« on: March 28, 2016, 01:38:40 AM »
I am trying to find new tags for my springs and the first set I bought are too narrow. Mine are an inch wide on an 03D car.  The ones I bought were copied off an original set. If you have your originals, how wide and when was your car built?
1969 Z28, Burgandy, numbers matching, 12,900 miles
1968 RS 327 4 speed
1967 Plymouth GTX Hemi, 4 speed, dana
1961 Chrysler 300G convertible

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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2016, 02:14:36 AM »
Bill,

I have my originals, but when I removed the original springs, I removed the tags, placed them in a plastic bag and 'stored them' away...  :)....  It would probably take me 2 hrs or more to locate them.  :(

PS.   the new ones you posted photos of, appeared too narrow to me...  your originals appeared to be similar to mine (late 09C car)...
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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2016, 02:26:08 AM »
Bill,

  On my '67 04B the front spring tags are 1" wide
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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2016, 02:43:52 AM »
Hi Gary
I bet your tags are with the brake line I have spent 2 days looking for!!
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1961 Chrysler 300G convertible

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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2016, 04:15:45 AM »
Hi Gary
I bet your tags are with the brake line I have spent 2 days looking for!!


:)  No, I think your parts are in Warehouse B.. and mine are in Warehouse G..  :)
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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2016, 12:16:53 PM »
I would contact Don Lightfoot and see what he can do for you Bill, even you too Gary. That is, making correct tags, not finding your lost parts.lol  http://www.angelfire.com/rock/69ss/
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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2016, 12:24:49 PM »
 Or ECS maybe, the makers of RPM? They are supposed to make exact copies.
http://www.ecsautomotive.com/productdesc.php?co=g&id=5

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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2016, 01:33:17 PM »
I would contact Don Lightfoot and see what he can do for you Bill, even you too Gary. That is, making correct tags, not finding your lost parts.lol  http://www.angelfire.com/rock/69ss/

Mine aren't lost...  they are simply 'put up'...  :)
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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2016, 02:33:40 PM »
Mine are put up too!
this tag came from Don
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1968 RS 327 4 speed
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1961 Chrysler 300G convertible

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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2016, 12:54:11 PM »
These are the front and rear spring tags from my 1968 04A. Both are 1" wide.

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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2016, 04:55:52 PM »
the rear ones I got were the same width as the narrow front ones so they both must be wrong. Thank you for the pictures. unreal you were able to find the rear ones!
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1968 RS 327 4 speed
1967 Plymouth GTX Hemi, 4 speed, dana
1961 Chrysler 300G convertible

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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2016, 12:29:23 PM »
I had Don make my spring tags. My original front tags were 15/16" wide, 3955712 EM.  He had no problem making the right size, but font is where we had a problem. The 'M' on the original tag looks like an upside down 'W'. I finally found the proper font and what he made was an exact match. Excellent job!! :)
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Re: original coil spring tag size and build date
« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2016, 03:02:58 PM »
my originals are an inch and the new ones 7/8
1969 Z28, Burgandy, numbers matching, 12,900 miles
1968 RS 327 4 speed
1967 Plymouth GTX Hemi, 4 speed, dana
1961 Chrysler 300G convertible

 

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