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Old 03-14-2017, 06:17 PM   #1
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Shock advice for 1969 with 2.5" Drop Spindles

I few years back I changed from drum to disc brakes with a 2.5" drop spindles. I probably should have changed shocks then but didn't have the extra cash...I do know.

I like the look of my ride. Its a tad bit lower in the front than back because of the drop spindles. I want to keep that look or maybe even back the back even with the front. I am worried if I don't get the right shocks it will mess with the ride height.

As of now my shocks are absolutely shot and it bottoms out if I am not careful

Any advice? I did a little research and what I found that sounds like it might work are the Bell Tech nitro2 drop shocks. I could swing springs if I had to.

Any help is much appreciated!

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Old 03-14-2017, 08:43 PM   #2
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Re: Shock advice for 1969 with 2.5" Drop Spindles

get belltech shocks an lower the rear an don't raise the front to level it
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Old 03-15-2017, 07:13 AM   #3
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Re: Shock advice for 1969 with 2.5" Drop Spindles

I am running the belltech street performance shocks and like the ride. Shocks will not change the ride height. Put a set of 3" springs in the back to level the truck some and call it good.
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Re: Shock advice for 1969 with 2.5" Drop Spindles

Sounds like a plan. I am ordering these today! Thanks for the info.
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Re: Shock advice for 1969 with 2.5" Drop Spindles

Belltech Street Performers and the rear 3" Springs came in. As well as alum. radiator, fuel pressure reg and a few small things. Looking forward to a smooth install and a smooth ride
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