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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Wed May 11, 2011 12:20 am

You obviously didn't read what I wrote Greg. Read it again. Drop spindles and lower the rear. You can set it back if necessary. I hope you lower it low enough to rub your balls on the pavement.

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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Wed May 11, 2011 12:26 am

LMAO!!! Litterally....OUT LOUD!! I even read it to my wife while trying to stop laughing.

Good one, brother. Glad to know you support me!


lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Wed May 11, 2011 12:54 am

That was funny!

Good one Dann!

But you are right, drop spindles to maintain your ride up front and adjust the torsion rods in the back.

Pretty standard and economical.

Otherwise BAG IT!

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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Wed May 11, 2011 1:12 am

60herbie53 wrote:
You obviously didn't read what I wrote Greg. Read it again. Drop spindles and lower the rear. You can set it back if necessary. I hope you lower it low enough to rub your balls on the pavement.
Thats so funny lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Wed May 11, 2011 1:18 am

I'm going to be using a 4" narrowed beam, 2.5" dropped spindles and 1 outer spline in the rear. I want it lowered but not slammed. And I will be using a spare beam, not my original. Anything I change or modify on this car will be able to be put back to stock easily. I don't like modifications beyond repair.

(But let's all make Kyle think that I'm chopping the top and making the doors open up "suicide style" Laughing )








it'll be soooo funny!
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Wed May 11, 2011 1:27 am

silvertonguedevil wrote:
I'm going to be using a 4" narrowed beam, 2.5" dropped spindles and 1 outer spline in the rear. I want it lowered but not slammed. And I will be using a spare beam, not my original. Anything I change or modify on this car will be able to be put back to stock easily. I don't like modifications beyond repair.

(But let's all make Kyle think that I'm chopping the top and making the doors open up "suicide style" Laughing )









it'll be soooo funny!
Saw some drop spindles on craigslist for 80.00 unused.
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Wed May 11, 2011 9:26 am

I saw that. They're off of a '65 though (Link Pin) and I need Ball Joint style.
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Sun May 15, 2011 1:56 am

Just put a couple bags of cement in the trunk.

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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Sun May 15, 2011 2:17 am

Where is the trunk?

Is that the same as "Under the bonnet'?

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PostSubject: hate to say this   Sun May 15, 2011 2:21 am

I hate to say this but I raised my car today. I was sick of zero clearance. When I was turboed I did not have a normal exhaust tons of ground clearance not now. Mondo was not happy.
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Sun May 15, 2011 2:57 pm

I have to admit that my '64 was a little too low for me even. It looked cool as hell but I shredded a pine cone on West Capitol Ave for God's sake! That's too low for me!
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PostSubject: mine   Sun May 15, 2011 5:52 pm

Mine was pine cone low and a deep sump not a good combo.
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Sun Jun 12, 2011 2:24 am

So when I lower mine by 2 splines the degrees should read 16?
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering the rear of your ride   Sun Jun 12, 2011 2:26 am

Mateo wrote:
Where is the trunk?

Is that the same as "Under the bonnet'?

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You got it.

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