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Old 08-19-2017, 07:20 PM   #1
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Burb/Panel ride quality

If you just want a super smooth ride and you are running 15 inch tires with plenty of sidewall would you be fine with the usual lowering using spindles and springs, or would air ride make a huge difference? No desire to be lower than a 4/6. I just keep reading about how nice the ride is on bags. Might be an unnecessary expense though.
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Old 08-19-2017, 08:00 PM   #2
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Re: Burb/Panel ride quality

The spring rates are all about the same and your limited to 4" rear springs for the back. I feel like the shocks are the key. I have tried several sets and like the belltech street performance shocks I have on my 66 now. The seat can also make a change in the ride. When my seat was redone and i went from the cotton pad to the two layers of foam they used in was a big change in comfort. I have also started looking at tire ratings on tirerack.com. They have good ratings on tires and rate comfort. There are a lot of side wall and tire construction differences in the same size tire and it can make a big change in the ride. So for my Burb I am going to work it all as a system and see how it does.
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Old 09-09-2017, 07:06 PM   #3
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Re: Burb/Panel ride quality

What did you decide for your panel?

I'm also going to run 15's with a 4/6 drop. I'm about to order ball joints. Trying to decide if I want to run the original solid bushing control arms or run the newer rubber ones? What did you end up using?
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