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Old 09-18-2023, 06:52 PM   #1
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C10 2 inch rear drop

Iíd like to drop the back of my 68 C10 long bed so it sits level. What are the pros and cons of blocks vs coils?
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Old 09-18-2023, 08:41 PM   #2
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Re: C10 2 inch rear drop

Blocks will lower your scrub line so you need to be aware of if you have a flat tire the trailing arm or shock mount might drag. Might not be an issue at all, but worth checking. Springs don’t bring that issue into play.
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Old 09-19-2023, 06:49 AM   #3
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Blocks will lower your scrub line so you need to be aware of if you have a flat tire the trailing arm or shock mount might drag. Might not be an issue at all, but worth checking. Springs donít bring that issue into play.
with 15" wheels a 2" block will allow your u-bolts to drag if a tire goes flat. 1.5" is the max you should run if staying with 15" wheels
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Old 09-19-2023, 09:25 AM   #4
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with 15" wheels a 2" block will allow your u-bolts to drag if a tire goes flat. 1.5" is the max you should run if staying with 15" wheels
It sounds like I would be better off with drop coils and shocks. Thanks for the info.
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Re: C10 2 inch rear drop

JUst remember, you have50+ year springs on it now. 2" drop springs may not look like much since you already got the "time drop" built into you current ones.
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Re: C10 2 inch rear drop

Drop springs is the way to go.. no issues
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Drop springs is the way to go.. no issues
Thanks. Springs it is.
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