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Old 11-05-2012, 10:52 AM   #1
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Cool static dropped square bodies with 15s

Alright fellows I know some of you guys out there have 15s on your squares. I'm trying to see how your trucks look lowered on 15s. Would like to see some 2.5/5 drops and some 5.5/5 drops on factory height with 15s, to see how low I can take mine without cutting out the fender wells. Lets see those pics and what setup you have, also tires sizes, thanks.
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Old 11-05-2012, 10:55 AM   #2
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

Don't remember specifically how it was lowered but here's a pic for ya.
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Old 11-05-2012, 11:42 AM   #3
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Old 11-05-2012, 11:45 AM   #4
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

Here's a pic of my '79 GMC... Front-end dropped with spindles and 1 full coil cut from springs, and rear axle flipped.
Factory rallys - 15x8's up front and 15x10's out back.
This is about as low as I can drop it right now...the headers hang way close to the ground.

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Old 11-05-2012, 12:06 PM   #5
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what drop is that, and tire size?
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:08 PM   #6
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Here's a pic of my '79 GMC... Front-end dropped with spindles and 1 full coil cut from springs, and rear axle flipped.
Factory rallys - 15x8's up front and 15x10's out back.
This is about as low as I can drop it right now...the headers hang way close to the ground.

looks good. That's what im going for. Just 2.5" drop spindles in front? Do you still have the inner fenders?
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:15 PM   #7
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=356705
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Old 11-05-2012, 01:01 PM   #8
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My 83 with a 4/5 drop, 2 cut coils and flip kit, 15x9 rims with 275-50 TA's


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Old 11-05-2012, 02:45 PM   #9
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Flip kit with 3" spindles and 1.5" drop springs in front..
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Old 11-05-2012, 03:29 PM   #10
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

Here is my 87 R10 on a 5/6 drop (All Western Chassis Parts).

Font: 2.5 spindle and 2.5 springs
Rear: Flip kit / Shackles (Only using 1" of shackle drop).

Rims are 15/8 on 235/75r/15 tires - No rubbing issues whatsoever - rides great.

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Old 11-05-2012, 03:35 PM   #11
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

my truck on the right: 2 coils cut, flip and shackles
truck on left: 2 coils cut, drop hangers and leafs removed

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Old 11-05-2012, 04:14 PM   #12
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looks good. That's what im going for. Just 2.5" drop spindles in front? Do you still have the inner fenders?
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I've cut 1 full coil from each of the front two coils springs in addition to the dropped spindles I have installed. Yes, I do still have the inner fenders and yes the tops of the tires do rub very lightly when i encounter an unexpected dip in the road. I haven't shaved off any of the factory bumpstops and the arms ride just slightly above them. Just enough for a "decent" ride... for a budget dropped lowered truck anyway.
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Old 11-05-2012, 06:50 PM   #13
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I've cut 1 full coil from each of the front two coils springs in addition to the dropped spindles I have installed. Yes, I do still have the inner fenders and yes the tops of the tires do rub very lightly when i encounter an unexpected dip in the road. I haven't shaved off any of the factory bumpstops and the arms ride just slightly above them. Just enough for a "decent" ride... for a budget dropped lowered truck anyway.
Thanks for.the info. I love where you took your profile pic, in old town Gainesville with the brick road. I did alot of running there when I was younger. I lived close to there.
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Old 11-05-2012, 07:32 PM   #14
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

Here is my 85, i made my own flip kit and it has 2.5" spindles and 3" coils with 15x8 wheels and 275/60/15 BFGs.
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Old 11-05-2012, 07:39 PM   #15
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:18 PM   #16
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Here is my 85, i made my own flip kit and it has 2.5" spindles and 3" coils with 15x8 wheels and 275/60/15 BFGs.
DId you have to cut out your inner fenders?
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:41 PM   #17
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Cool thread keep em coming ..
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Old 11-05-2012, 10:31 PM   #18
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

My '73..."Frankenstein". Coils have been cut in the front sometime in the past, it rides just above the uncut bumpstops, but still a decent ride. The rear is just flipped.

Cory, thats a really nice picture.


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Old 11-05-2012, 10:49 PM   #19
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Old 11-05-2012, 11:58 PM   #20
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mine 5/6 wth 15x8/15x10 rallys
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:23 AM   #21
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Re: static dropped square bodies with 15s

How do these trucks ride though? What with the no bags and all.
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Old 11-06-2012, 08:40 AM   #22
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mine 5/6 wth 15x8/15x10 rallys
Did you have to cut out the inner fenders?
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No, he still has em.
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Old 11-06-2012, 07:28 PM   #24
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yup stil got em in
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What wheels are those? I like em cause they have the torque thrust look, yet they still look old somehow.
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