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Old 02-04-2017, 07:28 PM   #1
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Coil Recommendation for a 4/6 drop

I'm looking to get a 4/6 drop with my 1984 C10 and have seen many recommend the McGaughys kit but have seen bad reviews on their coil springs.

So I'm looking for a good coil spring for a 2" drop, any advice?

I've heard great things about the RideTech HQ Shocks and will probably place those on all four corners.

This will be a DD truck. Thanks in advance!

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Old 02-04-2017, 07:54 PM   #2
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Re: Coil Recommendation for a 4/6 drop

Belltech is a good choice.
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Old 02-04-2017, 08:45 PM   #3
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Re: Coil Recommendation for a 4/6 drop

I had western chassis on mine belltech is also a good choice I wouldn't use any other brands for lowering besides them 2
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Old 02-05-2017, 07:59 PM   #4
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Re: Coil Recommendation for a 4/6 drop

Bbbc10, wow, that's says a lot. My thinking was just like Bobby points. I gotta rethink this one. I love the ridetech HQ's. I had a set on all 4 corners of my 1971 air ride c10.
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Re: Coil Recommendation for a 4/6 drop

Here is my ride.
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Old 02-07-2017, 09:32 AM   #6
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Re: Coil Recommendation for a 4/6 drop

Following, I am also in the process of looking for a good 4/6 drop for my 86 I just bought
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Old 02-07-2017, 07:56 PM   #7
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As i n posted above belltech an western chassis have very nice parts also pick up some shock extenders for the rear also drop shocks on all 4 corners
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Old 02-10-2017, 10:37 PM   #8
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Re: Coil Recommendation for a 4/6 drop

Looks like a complete 4/6 drop kit from Belltech is going to be the solution, including the front and rear sway bars. Then add the Ridetech shocks on the corners. Thanks for all the replies and advice!

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Old 03-13-2017, 09:27 AM   #9
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Re: Coil Recommendation for a 4/6 drop

Are you just using springs or drop spindles?
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:50 AM   #10
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Are you just using springs or drop spindles?
I'll have to use both as no one makes a drop spring that low. Plus the drop spindles maintains proper suspension geometry. Thanks!
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Old 03-14-2017, 01:09 PM   #11
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Re: Coil Recommendation for a 4/6 drop

We installed belltech in my brothers 87 and they seem to be very good. Also installed belltech shocks as well and a rear axle flip. Rides better then stock.
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Looks like a complete 4/6 drop kit from Belltech is going to be the solution, including the front and rear sway bars. Then add the Ridetech shocks on the corners. Thanks for all the replies and advice!

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Belltech is the only one I know of that makes a drop spring thats not way too soft. I still prefer cutting a stock C10 coil. I have herad even better results come from using a stock C20 coil and cutting it.
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Belltech is the only one I know of that makes a drop spring thats not way too soft. I still prefer cutting a stock C10 coil. I have herad even better results come from using a stock C20 coil and cutting it.
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