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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Apr 1st, 13, 08:12 PM Thread Starter
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Springs / Tires

Hi Everyone,

I am looking for some advise.

I have a 1968 Camaro big block car. The front end still has the original springs and I am running P215/70R15 BFG Redline tires all the way around. The front tires rub when i drive and the front end sits low. (Pics attached)

Is replacing the front springs since they are the originals the right way to go? Should i be putting original 14" rims on the car instead? Or is replace the front tires with 215/65 R15's to give me the clearance i need?

Thoughts / options?

If the springs are the right option what model Moogs should i go with so my car doesnt look like a 4 X 4? :P

NON AC big block car
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Apr 2nd, 13, 01:04 AM
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Re: Springs / Tires

Yep, I'd say the Big Block and 40+ years have taken a toll on those poor old springs. The tires are less than an inch OD taller than stock (less than 1/2" at the fender)....or about the same as the 15" tires that came on the Z. Course the Z had a small block.

Sorry I can't help select new springs.....

Welcome aboard and NICE car !

  • '68 RS, AA, 749, L30, M(uncie)20 (originally a 3spd), 15yr backburner resto........
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