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Old 05-16-2018, 02:45 PM   #1
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Who makes a 2 inch drop spindle

I have searched the internet and this board with zero luck... who makes a 2 inch drop spindles for the 1971 c15???

I can find 2.5 inch all day...

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Old 05-16-2018, 06:50 PM   #2
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Re: Who makes a 2 inch drop spindle

Well I gotta ask why 2" and not 2 1/2"?
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Old 05-16-2018, 07:00 PM   #3
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Re: Who makes a 2 inch drop spindle

Technically the 2.5 is a 2" drop.
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Old 05-16-2018, 08:41 PM   #4
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Re: Who makes a 2 inch drop spindle

1/2" really makes that much difference? Only one drop size spindle is offered and then you fine tune with the springs to a desired drop. Springs can be varied easily, either buying what you need or a trip to the spring shop. Make various castings for various steering knuckles is not practical.
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Old 05-16-2018, 08:57 PM   #5
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Re: Who makes a 2 inch drop spindle

I bought the truck recently.. was told it has a 3 inch spring drop. I just bought some new rims and the fronts are 20x8.5 with 4.5 backspacing and the tires are 245/45/20..

I want more rake.. and would like a 4 or 5 inch front drop.. reading up on this.. my tire size will work with a 5 inch drop up front.. by my measurements.. a 5.5 drop is gonna be really close and most likely will not work..

So know I am leading toward just buying the 4 inch drop kit..
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Old 05-18-2018, 02:04 PM   #6
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Re: Who makes a 2 inch drop spindle

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1/2" really makes that much difference? Only one drop size spindle is offered and then you fine tune with the springs to a desired drop. Springs can be varied easily, either buying what you need or a trip to the spring shop. Make various castings for various steering knuckles is not practical.
actually there are 2 drop spindles offered on the market now. 2 1/2" and 3"
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