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post #8 of (permalink) Old Feb 4th, 19, 09:29 AM
dhutton
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Re: 70 Restomod Coil Over Question

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Originally Posted by Craig1969 View Post
I'm going to try cutting the springs this week and see what happens. I tried this a couple years ago on a 68 and while they were cut the same, one side ended up 3/4 lower and I made certain they were in the pockets correctly. Ended up cutting two more sections, 1/2" at a time to get it right. Major PITA but it worked.

This is an article I found while searching for coil overs.

1973 Chevrolet Camaro: Better looks and handling with a bolt-in coilover kit
What is the useable stroke of that shock? 3 inches? Compare that to a stock shock. No fun bottoming out on the shock....

That style of coilover is subject to side loading of the shocks which can lead to seal failure.

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