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Old Jan 10th, 14, 11:38 PM
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Default rear leaf spring lowering blocks

What r cons to put lowering blocks ?? On a 69 or any year
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Old Jan 11th, 14, 12:25 AM
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Default Re: rear leaf spring lowering blocks

Greater tendency to wheel hop is a big one
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Old Jan 11th, 14, 06:48 AM
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Default Re: rear leaf spring lowering blocks

I have 1" blocks with Hotchkis springs on my '67. No wheel hop but I agree with Joe that the extra leverage created could cause it if the springs weren't up to the task.
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