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  1. 1968 Camaro Ridetech suspension (review/issues)

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Had a thread under a different topic, so thought I'd share my reviews, issues, and photos here. I previously had all stock: coils w/spacer, kyb shocks, and multi-leaf springs. The ride height was good/aligned. I also had 235/45/17 & 275/40/17 tires. After asking for help choosing a suspension...
  2. Lowering 'stock' 68 Camaro

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    I'm restoring a '68 L78 Camaro SS and I'm looking to lower it 1.5"-2" min or so, all around, from the stock settings. Will be using the stock setup (no coil overs or anything). Any suggestions on leaf springs, shocks, etc? I see Classic sells this rear kit 1968 Camaro Parts | D41602 | 67-69...
  3. What type of leaf springs?

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    If everything goes as planned I will replace the mono leaf springs on my '67 coupe. I have already upgraded the front suspension with "stock" springs, gas shock absorbers, ball joints, control arm bushings and sway bar end bushings. By saying that the rear end has to be at stock height as well...
  4. DSE Mono-to-Multi Leaf Conversion Kit Spacer Thickness?

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Anyone know the thickness of the silver spacers in the DSE kit??? Just finished my 8.2 to 8.5 swap and I want to add some spacers. Was going to buy these but also thinking of making my own since I dont need any of the other parts in the kit...
  5. Rear spring creak

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    My 67 Firebird has multi leaf springs and a 12-bolt posi. Obviously not stock. The rear suspension squeeks when I hit a bump. I don't know the spring rate, but I believe they are stiff. The previous owner had the car set up for drag racing. Anyway, how do I lube the springs? Pack with...