Ferrari 330GT Rear Suspension

It was time to address the rear suspension on the 330GT restoration, and it started with the rear leaf springs.

The rubber spacer blocks were hard as a rock, so I ordered replacements and cleaned all the attachment hardware.

There were signs that one spring was disassembled once before as it was missing the plastic liner that normally allowed the spring leaves to slide against each other. As I disassembled each leaf, I made small marks so I could keep the individual parts oriented in the same position when it came time to put everything back together.

The leaves were cleaned, painted, and reassembled with new liner material. I cut the reliefs in the plastic liner matching the remnants of the original pieces. I added some grease between the leaves to give everything an extra layer of lubricity!

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