[Healeys] 100 Rear Springs

Alan Seigrist healey.nut at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 18:02:43 MDT 2021

Hi Michael -

My experience is to have spring makers in the UK make them up.  There are
several there, and generally they know what they are doing.



On Fri, 22 Oct 2021 at 2:26 AM, Michael Salter <michaelsalter at gmail.com>

> As is so common with "offshore " products I'm having ongoing problems with
> the currently available rear springs, in particular those for the 100.
> It seems that all the usual suspects source these from the same
> manufacturer in India and it is my suspicion that these are made from
> substandard steel.
> Typically leaf springs are made from 5160 steel which is incredibly
> resistant to deformation and fatigue. I don't have facilities to determine
> what steel is used to make these springs but it certainly isn't 5160!!
> Has anyone found a source for rear springs which last more than a few
> years?
> M
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