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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old Jun 10th, 08, 01:12 AM Thread Starter
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1'' rear drop?

I'm looking for a 1'' rear drop for my 67 camaro. Is there a part# or brand I can look up? Is there any safety concerns I should know about before I do this?

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Re: 1'' rear drop?

What do you have for leaf springs in the back right now?

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I have a mono spring now.
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Re: 1'' rear drop?

Hey Chris,

check out this site for a really good setup for your car. This should do the trick for you.



http://www.hotchkis.net/p-592-67-69-...f-springs.aspx

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Re: 1'' rear drop?

Yeah I would love to put a complete Hotchkis TVS kit on my car but it's just not in the budget right now so I am checking out what other options I have. I just need a lowering block for the rear something cheaper but I don't want it to break either.

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Chris, this is how I lowered mine the cheapest just to get an idea of what it would look.

https://www.camaros.net/forums/showthread.php?t=134605

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Yeah your right that would work I think I will try that

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I bought some 3/8" x 2" bar stock and made my own lowering blocks. Worked perfect for me because they were exactly the height I needed. I stacked 2 pieces on each other for the right thickness and then used a piece on each end so the block would hug the spring perch and no possibility of moving.

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I bought some 3/8" x 2" bar stock and made my own lowering blocks. Worked perfect for me because they were exactly the height I needed. I stacked 2 pieces on each other for the right thickness and then used a piece on each end so the block would hug the spring perch and no possibility of moving.


Do you have a pic of that?
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