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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old Jun 7th, 19, 06:58 PM Thread Starter
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Iíve been doing a lot of reading and Iím still left with the same question. What is the best way to lower the stance on the front of my 67

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Iíve been doing a lot of reading and Iím still left with the same question. What is the best way to lower the stance on the front of my 67
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post #4 of 23 (permalink) Old Jun 8th, 19, 08:09 AM
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FWIW I used the RideTech progressive lowering spring. Got a 1 5/8" drop

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Re: Front suspension

Mine was high after rebuilding frontend....money was tight.
I ended up cutting 1 full coil and got a 2"-2.25" drop. Slightly stiffer frontend ? I couldn't tell.


and 1.54 60' off the footbrake...I don't think the car know either


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Lowering Springs or Coilover Shocks

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post #7 of 23 (permalink) Old Jun 12th, 19, 01:33 PM
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Bob, More info is needed to give informed suggestions. What are you starting with ? What engine,
air conditioning, convertible, coupe? Any mods that have been made. Tire size. Current pics.
How low do you want to go?

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Re: Front suspension

I'm with Al. Need to know what you are doing with the car, street cruiser or autocross? Carving canyon roads or highway use? Also any engine mods/swaps. 6308 is a Z/28 spring and works great if front end weight is not too high and you are not going to autocross a lot or have radial TA tires & not something more grippy.

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The answer to his question as to the fastest easiest and cheapest way to lower your Camaro is to let the air out of the tires.

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The answer to his question as to the fastest easiest and cheapest way to lower your Camaro is to let the air out of the tires.

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Sorry I put a new ridetech 4 link suspension on the rear and the front sits to high. I have a 327 with no a/c . The tires on the front are 205/70/15 but the issue is the car seems to sit quite high above the tire. Also I tried letting all the air out of the tires, I still didnít like the stance and it didnít ride very well.
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Also I tried letting all the air out of the tires, I still didnít like the stance and it didnít ride very well.
That sounds serious but I THINK NOT.



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Sorry I put a new ridetech 4 link suspension on the rear and the front sits to high. I have a 327 with no a/c . The tires on the front are 205/70/15 but the issue is the car seems to sit quite high above the tire.
Why not try Ridetech up front.

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I would use the Ridetech progressive rate springs.

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Tires don't hold the car up, nor shocks, only the spring/air bag holds the weight off of the ground. if you think your spring holds your weight up to high add a lot more weight (like a BBC) or get a shorter spring.

Springs are sold by spring rate (the ability to hold up one hundred pounds one inch high is the spring rate). but it has a free height )no load height, a diameter and a coil diameter that along with how the spring is wound (flat bottom, pig tail, full coil that fits in a pocket on the A-arm) are what separates the numbers in the Moog catalog.

You want one just like you have now (don't ask I have no more idea what you have than you do) only shorter to lower your car's ride height.

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Tires don't hold the car up, nor shocks, only the spring/air bag holds the weight off of the ground. if you think your spring holds your weight up to high add a lot more weight (like a BBC) or get a shorter spring
Unless coil overs. Technically still a spring but adjustable.

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