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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 2nd, 03, 12:03 PM Thread Starter
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Thinking about this kit because of the price. I can't afford to buy the Hotchkins or similar setups. Anybody have good/bad experiences with these?


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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 3rd, 03, 07:10 AM
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I had originally installed these 5 leaf springs a few years back. The car sat way too high. I had to make a 3" lowering block just to get it down to normal ride height with a 255/60-15 tire. I had about 4 inches above the tire to the outer wheel lip. It looked like I had air shocks. They never settled in. I would check around a little more. I have the Hotchkis springs now and they are great.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 3rd, 03, 08:12 AM
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Paul H,
Will this work for you?


I'd like to find someone else to go in on these with me to save some more money. I don't think you will be able to beat the price.

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 3rd, 03, 08:46 AM
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I dont think anyone can beat that price.

I cant even get them for that from my friend that builds all of my custom stuff for me. Even back in 95 I was paying around $136.00 each at cost!! Now they are AT LEAST double that each.

For a custom spring, this is stealing them at the said price!!
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 4th, 03, 01:52 AM
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I have NO personal experience with this because I simply threw away the D&R springs after I installed them and they made the car sit too high. I was later told to remove the bottom leaf of the D&R spring and the car will drop to the correct height. Since mine are long gone, I can't attest to this being true or not. A 4" drop from removing the small leaf seems like a lot, though.
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