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Old 01-12-2017, 10:54 PM   #126
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

Here's Mine on 15's 5" Front, 7" Rear
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Old 01-25-2017, 12:36 AM   #127
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

What size tires?
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Old 01-25-2017, 12:37 AM   #128
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What size tires?
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Old 01-25-2017, 10:25 AM   #129
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2/4 drop (springs and shackles) w/ 275/60/15 all around. I think I need to put OG springs back on and get 3" spindles.

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Old 01-26-2017, 11:15 AM   #130
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What size tires?
Sorry for the delay;
Fronts are 215/70's and the Rear are 275/60's. Front wheels are the 6.5in Van Wheels, backs are the 8in rallys
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Old 01-26-2017, 03:26 PM   #131
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

4,5/6 drop with BellTech spindles, springs, flip kit and shocks.
15x10 American Eagle 589 rims with 295/50 and 255/60.
Had to grind back the lip on the lower control arm for clearence.
Rides like a gocart and is real fun!
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Old 01-26-2017, 11:43 PM   #132
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4,5/6 drop with BellTech spindles, springs, flip kit and shocks.
15x10 American Eagle 589 rims with 295/50 and 255/60.
Had to grind back the lip on the lower control arm for clearence.
Rides like a gocart and is real fun!
That isna sweet looking ride.
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Old 01-27-2017, 02:27 AM   #133
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That isna sweet looking ride.
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Old 01-27-2017, 09:19 AM   #134
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

85/Silver,
It is PPG 50775 Cordovan Maroon.

Moneyeater, I love your truck, might have to copy your tire size!
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Old 01-28-2017, 10:55 PM   #135
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

I will be joining this thread soon. I plan to loose my current 17's for a set of 15" Ansen Sprints with BFG T/A.
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Old 01-29-2017, 05:46 PM   #136
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

85super,
What don't you like about your 17" rims? I was thinking of going to 17s but not sure. If I don't, I thought about the same style rim you want to go to.
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Old 01-29-2017, 11:16 PM   #137
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

Huston Ben, there is nothing wrong with my 17's. they where in the truck when I bought it. They are Helo Max 6 and look to 4x4ish for me. I am going with the 15's for the classic look. Not to mention a set of 4 rims and tires together cost less than one Schott rim that was my other option.
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Old 09-11-2017, 06:29 PM   #138
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mine 5/6 wth 15x8/15x10 rallys
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Old 09-11-2017, 08:42 PM   #139
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

2.5/4 drop with western chassis drop spindles up front and drop leafs springs in the back
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Old 09-11-2017, 11:55 PM   #140
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2.5/4 drop with western chassis drop spindles up front and drop leafs springs in the back
Dropped leaf springs? Where did you get them?

I have Beltech dropped hangers and WC shackles on the shelf, but can't decide which set or combo to use for a 2"-3" drop. If I do the hangers I'll need to drop the tank. Using the shackles requires notching a bed support member, which I hate to do.
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Old 09-12-2017, 08:22 PM   #141
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

I ordered them from the Western Chassis website. Install was easy. I went with these so I didn't have to cut the support for the shackles or go through the trouble of grinding rivets and relocating the hangers. You could purchase the 3" drop leaf springs and remove a leaf to drop it to 4 inches if you don't like the stance. It didn't quite get me to 4" of drop but I'm pleased with the results. I'll put a link below

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Old 09-12-2017, 08:59 PM   #142
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5.5/7 drop on 15x7 front and 15x8 rear.
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A static Drop is not cutting the frame rails?
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Old 09-13-2017, 12:54 PM   #144
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15x8 rallys all around
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Old 09-13-2017, 01:26 PM   #145
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You guys with 5/7 drops, is there room for a 15x10 Rally wheel with 275's mounted in the rear?

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Old 09-13-2017, 05:39 PM   #146
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A static Drop is not cutting the frame rails?
A static drop is just simply a drop that is at a fixed height - it doesn't change. Examples would be drop springs, drop spindles, axle flips, or shackle relocators, once installed your ride height is set. Guys with bags on their truck can raise or lower the suspension height at will.
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Old 09-13-2017, 09:24 PM   #147
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A static drop is just simply a drop that is at a fixed height - it doesn't change. Examples would be drop springs, drop spindles, axle flips, or shackle relocators, once installed your ride height is set. Guys with bags on their truck can raise or lower the suspension height at will.
I see... It's a non adjustable suspension.
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Old 09-14-2017, 02:29 PM   #148
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You guys with 5/7 drops, is there room for a 15x10 Rally wheel with 275's mounted in the rear?
Yes. We even ran a 295/50-15 on a fleetside...
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My 83, 15x8, 15x10
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