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Re: 70 Restomod Coil Over Question

I would start by cutting 1 full coil. Then 1/2 coil at a time the achieve ride height. Would not cut any more than 2 coils.

As Don stated the adjustability of coilovers is limited. Many think you can just easily raise and lower the car 3 or 4 inches. Not so. If lowered too far the shock will bottom out when you hit bumps resulting in a terrible ride. Raise too high and it tops out the shock travel.

Iíve seen too soft of springs raised the the point where the shock travel is reached and the springs are compressed so little or no travel is left.

If you do go coil over itís very important the use the correct length shocks and the correct spring rating for your application. Also the quality of the shocks vary significantly.

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