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Does Gulstrand mod lower the front of car?

I have a 67 with hotchkis 1.5in lowering springs on front and rear. Car is tore down and I am going to do the steering box mod and was considering this also. Just want thw front tires a little closer to the fender w/o a bunch of money. Will this mod actually drop the front end a littlt as well as tightening things up?

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Re: does gulstrand mod lower the front of car?

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I have a 67 with hotchkis 1.5in lowering springs on front and rear. Car is tore down and I am going to do the steering box mod and was considering this also. Just want thw front tires a little closer to the fender w/o a bunch of money. Will this mod actually drop the front end a littlt as well as tightening things up?
I never thought about this, but I don't think so. The front end height is mostly determined by the compressed spring length - nothing in the GMod affects that because the spring is constrained by the LCA and the spring pocket in the frame.

The Gmod will give you the ability to get more caster, and that in turn may produce some rubbing when you hit a bump while turning if you run big front tires.

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Re: does gulstrand mod lower the front of car?

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i never thought about this, but i don't think so. The front end height is mostly determined by the compressed spring length - nothing in the gmod affects that because the spring is constrained by the lca and the spring pocket in the frame.

The gmod will give you the ability to get more caster, and that in turn may produce some rubbing when you hit a bump while turning if you run big front tires.
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Re: does gulstrand mod lower the front of car?

That's what I figured. Thanks for your help.

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