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Old 01-22-2019, 09:30 AM   #1
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Front 4 lowering coil springs

Anyone use western Chassis front 4 drop springs? My 1965 Chevy truck has a front 1975 c10 stock suspension. My truck was a c20 and I had originally put gmc Pauls 3/6 kit on specifically made for c20 but I ended up putting a 71-72 c10 rear and I did keep the 6 springs in. I was told 63-72 springs wont fit 73-87 . I rather go a lil lower in front 4 and keep my 6 rear is just a nice touch. Not really wanting drop spindles. Anyways performance online isnt far from me and I could buy them there.
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Old 01-22-2019, 02:23 PM   #2
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Re: Front 4 lowering coil springs

I have a 1972 C10 with 4" drop springs from the previous owner.

This is just my experience but I have a lot handling issues with the front end. It hits the bump stops and also gives a lot of bump steer issues.

I'm currently swapping the 4" springs for 2.5" drop spindles and 1.5" drop springs hoping to fix the front end issues.
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Old 01-22-2019, 07:24 PM   #3
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Re: Front 4 lowering coil springs

never rode in 4" drop springs but from years of wrenching no way would i do this for many reasons .

split it up with drop spindles and coils . help each share the work load and make alignments much more easy to set .
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Old 01-23-2019, 10:51 AM   #4
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Re: Front 4 lowering coil springs

I dont know why they sell them that low at performance online. I dont see any reviews on them. I will most likely just get some 3 lowering springs.
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Old 01-25-2019, 09:01 AM   #5
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Re: Front 4 lowering coil springs

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1973-87-Che...-/122802684623

I was thinking about these.
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Old 02-02-2019, 12:46 PM   #6
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Re: Front 4 lowering coil springs

The springs probably arent the issue with the handling. Sounds like the front end needs to be rebuilt.
On one of my trucks I run 4" springs and 2.5" spindles and it rides fantastic. This is without a sway bar so far.
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Old 02-02-2019, 05:37 PM   #7
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Re: Front 4 lowering coil springs

Yea I am rebuilding the front end. Im just going to try them out and let everyone know how it goes.
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