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Old 04-02-2017, 09:27 AM   #451
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Re: Post Pics of your Static Drops!!

Still a work in progress...3 inch spindles and 1 inch springs in front...4 inch coils in rear...84 Chevy front suspension and rear end...
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Old 04-03-2017, 02:28 PM   #452
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Seriously considering selling all the gravel I've scraped up with it and bagging it with the proceeds.

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Old 04-04-2017, 03:31 PM   #453
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Before (bottom) and After (top) with 2.5" drop spindles in front, 3" lowering springs in rear, fresh shocks all around and a sbc350/th400 swap. Only took me about 2 years!

New tires are same outside diameter, wheels went from 15" to 17"
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Old 04-04-2017, 03:34 PM   #454
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What size tires are you running?


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Before (bottom) and After (top) with 2.5" drop spindles in front, 3" lowering springs in rear, fresh shocks all around and a sbc350/th400 swap. Only took me about 2 years!

New tires are same outside diameter, wheels went from 15" to 17"
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Old 04-04-2017, 03:43 PM   #455
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What size tires are you running?
shoot, i knew someone would ask me that. I'm not positive on the sidewall height but i think they're 275/65/R17s.
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Old 04-05-2017, 07:43 AM   #456
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Re: Post Pics of your Static Drops!!

Added some new wheels the other day, thought id update this. 5/7 drop with 20x8 and 20x9.5 with P245/40ZR20 and P285/35ZR20 Bfgoodrich sport comps. There are more pictures in my build thread. I had to add wheel spacers to the rear to get them off the inside of bed. I like the new look though.



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Old 07-13-2017, 03:12 PM   #457
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Re: Post Pics of your Static Drops!!

Fastest32 I like the stance of your truck here just posted this in an other thread also

I read somewhere on this site or thread the 1.5 coils cut would give you 4 inch drop on a 64-66. doing my 64 tore front end apart and realize the spring have a pocket or are indexed at both ends. to me you could take one coil and it would fit right. how much drop does that give? I like what I see of 63 & 64 Bowties !.5 cut and chevelle springs in the rear and was thinking something similar as I have some station wagon rear springs w air bags or chevelle springs . help want to cut my front springs and put front back together next few days. ( also going to belltech shocks for a dropped truck ) thanks Joel

If you cut 1.5 coils I guess just index the top and let the bottom be where it comes out ? more I read the more people I see do this (no problems ? ) with jeep or A body springs in the rear. ( Yea I am cheep lol )

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Old 07-14-2017, 01:34 AM   #458
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Edited photo. Not where I am yet, but it's where I'm aiming.
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Old 07-14-2017, 11:20 AM   #459
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Edited photo. Not where I am yet, but it's where I'm aiming.
Man that's low for a static drop. Won't you bottom out on everything?
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Old 07-14-2017, 12:56 PM   #460
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Re: Post Pics of your Static Drops!!

early classics
2 in front drop
3 in rear drop
new shocks
handles nice, rides nice

can not upload pics, says i need a security token , ?
here is photo bucket link, 1st 7 photos are with this set up.
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Old 07-14-2017, 01:22 PM   #461
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Man that's low for a static drop. Won't you bottom out on everything?
True, it is low, and it probably won't be that low in the front. I'll be running exhaust manifolds, so there's no worry about headers hitting the pavement.
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Old 07-14-2017, 06:20 PM   #462
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early classics
2 in front drop
3 in rear drop
new shocks
handles nice, rides nice

can not upload pics, says i need a security token , ?
here is photo bucket link, 1st 7 photos are with this set up.
hope it works
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Nice truck! What size wheels and tires do you have on it?
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Old 07-14-2017, 06:29 PM   #463
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Nice truck! What size wheels and tires do you have on it?
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front 255/55R18
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Old 07-14-2017, 06:33 PM   #464
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I have a 62 chevy coil converted on the front with about the same drop. Do you have any issues with the 255s up front?
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Old 07-14-2017, 06:36 PM   #465
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I have a 62 chevy coil converted on the front with about the same drop. Do you have any issues with the 255s up front?
no, mine has a 1972 PS disc brake front end under it. plenty of room for these tires
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Old 07-15-2017, 01:02 PM   #466
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Pulled the 2/3 drop out in favor of a 5.5/7 drop. 3" front springs with 2.5" spindles, 5" rear springs with 2" blocks sitting on 235/75r15s
Love it... Love those black wheels and chrome cap combo! What are they?
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Old 08-01-2017, 10:49 AM   #467
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Old 08-08-2017, 08:55 PM   #468
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Old 08-11-2017, 11:47 AM   #469
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Old 08-13-2017, 01:49 PM   #470
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Just finished 2.5" spindles, -2" springs front an bagged rear , all new shocks , disc brakes an booster did power steering same time she's whole new ride now
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Old 08-13-2017, 03:00 PM   #471
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JYSaint and sackracing what are your drops? I like the stance!

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Old 08-13-2017, 04:25 PM   #472
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JYSaint and sackracing what are your drops? I like the stance!

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I have 2.5 spindles with 3 inch springs cut half a coil off. The rear is leaf springs so I flipped the axle and did c notches. Hope that helps
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Old 08-14-2017, 08:41 AM   #473
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JYSaint and sackracing what are your drops? I like the stance!

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It was done when I bought it. Dropped spindles and 3 inch lowered springs in the front and 7 inch drop with c notch in the rear is what I was told.
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Old 08-14-2017, 11:26 AM   #474
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Old 08-16-2017, 02:14 AM   #475
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JY Saint, can you tell us about your wheel and tire combo? It's just an absolute perfect combo and stance!
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