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sirswig

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ARCHIVE: Leaf Springs
« on: April 04, 2013, 03:35:06 AM »
I have a 1990 US model Rocky (Sportrak, Feroza,) Is this the F300 or F310? The reason I am asking is that I want to purchase Leaf Springs and there are only 2 places in the world I can find for Leaf Springs and that would be a lift Kit from AUS that will actually raise the rear, or aftermarket Leafs from Milner 4x4 in UK http://www.milneroffroad.com/daihatsu/sportrakferoza/f300-1-6petrol-1989-81999/f300-suspension-0/f300-suspension-leaf-spring-kit-rear-0 Can I run the F300 Leafs on the US Rocky? See my picture to see what I have. Looks just like a Sportrak but with the Square lights or a Feroza.

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Leaf Springs
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2013, 03:52:52 AM »
If I remember correctly, in the US the only ones that were imported were the F300\'s.
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rokbebop

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Leaf Springs
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2013, 12:12:55 AM »
if you have the wide body its an f310 if its a narrow its an f300. im pretty sure that the f310 was invented for the American market

f310s rear springs mount differently. the rear shackles is as wide top as it is bottom on an f310.

on a f300 the op of the shackle is wider than the bottom (or vise versa)

if you have any doubts have a look on your compliance plates at the start of the code it should say what it is

mad-geff

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2013, 09:32:45 PM »
go to http://www.4x4suspensions.com.au/store.php?cPath=553  feroza and rocky leaf springs any order over $100 ship free in australia

sirswig

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2013, 09:37:45 PM »
I see the F300 and F310, but I still don\'t know which one mine is. I assume it is the F300 because the F310 was available from 93-98 and I have a 1990 with square headlights.

--Edit:Scratch that, I think I have the F310 as the Leafs Shackles are exactly the same width on the Top as the Bottom.

sirswig

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2013, 09:40:09 PM »
when you say compliance plates do you mean Vehicle title/ or VIN number? Let me take a picture of my Shackle so you can see. It appears to be the same width at the top as the bottom.

rokbebop

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2013, 01:20:00 AM »
wierd.

your rocky looks like an f310 from ur profile photo. it looks to have widetrack flares.

however, the first widetracks where as far as i know made in 92. perhaps they just started selling them here at that point

regardless, your vin should state what it is. it should either say f300 or f310 in on it in both the vin and type specifications

also the link provided for springs is for an australian rocky. you want feroza stuff if importing from aus

sirswig

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2013, 03:33:03 AM »
It turns out it is the F310. The VIN clearly has a F310 in it. However it IS a 1990 US Rocky with square headlights.

sirswig

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2013, 12:42:43 AM »
Sigh... The VIN says F310 yet the Stamp plate on the inside of the engine bay says F300... So it\'s an f300 with fender flares from a widebody? It has shackles that are exactly the same width top and bottom so I assume it is the widebody? Im so confused...

sirswig

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2013, 05:23:02 PM »
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Feroza151

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2013, 11:16:40 AM »
I have a 96 f310 widetrack, the code in the engine bay says f310.
Where do you find the other code i cant seem to find it? Does every
Feroza have 2 codes? The reason is im not sure what leaf springs i need either
Thanks
btw sirswig you are confusing the hell out of me hahahah

Badfish311

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #11 on: June 09, 2013, 02:15:55 AM »
I successfully lifted my 91 US Rocky using Jeep YJ rear springs. You might give that a try, but I suggest removing a leaf or two for a softer ride. The only problem was that the YJ spring was about 1/4 or 3/8 of an inch narrower. I just put a piece of an old shackle in the front side where it attaches to the truck to act as a bushing.

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kaidan

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2013, 12:26:37 PM »
My ROCKY F310  Identity-number is F310 but Type Plate is F300 like as in the pictures ), imported from USA to Germany is a wide-track-Rocky and it was built 1989 and Model Jear 1990.
Just this moment I changed my rear leaf springs, I get from Poland. I think it is the same like this for F300. But the shock absorbers are diffrent. If you want to change the leaf springs you have not necessarily change the shakles too. The the width and length of the leaf springs are the same F300/F310 wide track. Only the wide of the britich F310 is not the same, thats why the laef springs from millner-offroad UK don\'t fit.

Mattyboy

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Re: Leaf Springs
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2013, 01:04:03 PM »
Feroza151 Are you in WA as in Western Australia?