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Old 03-21-2018, 11:37 PM   #801
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Re: How about some pics of Static Dropped C-10's

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awesome truck. Can you please share the size rims, tires and backspacing? Love to duplicate this look on my 68
Thanks! Not sure of the back spacing. I bought them used boss 338's. Pretty sure they come in a standard size. 255/35/20 and 295/40/20
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Old 06-22-2018, 03:01 PM   #802
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Here's mine with a 5.5/7 and 20's
you have inner fender wells still?
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Old 06-22-2018, 03:05 PM   #803
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I was wondering too since I'm at 5 in the rear and it is sitting pretty low with springs. Not sure if there is a difference due to the bed. Haven't looked lately at the axle spacing underneath.

you have fender wells still?
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Old 06-22-2018, 03:29 PM   #804
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Nice stance
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Old 06-25-2018, 12:30 AM   #805
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Re: How about some pics of Static Dropped C-10's

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you have inner fender wells still?
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you have fender wells still?
It is possible to run at this height with inner fenders, but you will rub on big bumps/dips
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Old 06-25-2018, 12:31 AM   #806
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you have fender wells still?
Yes I do, I'm down to 5 7 now
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Old 10-11-2018, 10:28 AM   #807
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Re: How about some pics of Static Dropped C-10's

Any of you guys running a 4/6 drop have issues with hitting the stops? My shop is saying if I go over a 2/3 drop on my '70 c10 longbox I am going to have issues of hitting, and a 2/3 drop in my opinion does nothing for the stance. I don't want to notch the frame if I can avoid it. A whole lot of nice looking rides on here!!!
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Old 10-12-2018, 12:41 PM   #808
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Re: How about some pics of Static Dropped C-10's

I had a 3.5/5 before going with air and would notice the rear would hit the cut down bump stops on a large bump, but nothing too bad (no notch). I'd imagine you'd be hitting the bump stops pretty regular with a 6" rear drop. But that will also depend on the company you buy the springs from. Some companies will advertise a drop based on out-of-the-box height while others will advertise their drop based on a settled suspension which can take months to get there. I don't know which companies drop is out-of-the-box vs. settled though, so good luck.

I wouldn't imagine a long bed would make much difference on the drop, but I doubt a 3" or even a 4" drop would be a problem with bump stops.
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Old 10-12-2018, 06:32 PM   #809
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Re: How about some pics of Static Dropped C-10's

It also depends on spring rates. One company's 5" spring might have a lower spring rate to allow it to compress more than another company's 6" spring that has a higher spring rate when hitting bumps, or being loaded down.

That being said, my only experience with drop springs has been with Early Classic's 6" drop springs for the rear. I cut down my bump stops with no notch and never bottomed out unless it was loaded down and I was driving like an @ss. I did add 2" lowering blocks later with a CPP bolt-in notch and it was even better then.
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