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Here are the coils springs that came out of my car on the left. The ones on the right are the ones I was planning to put in my car. The ones on the right are small block springs and the ones on the left are the factory 6 cylinder springs. The 6 cylinder springs are longer than the V8 springs. I am wondering which springs to use in my car. I don't want my car to sit any lower in the front than it was with the 6 cylinder motor. Just curious what the experts know about coil spring rates and ride height etc.

Go with Eaton, check their web site out. Remember those 6 bangers were heavy a$$ motors so they will get a heavier rating...I think.

http://www.eatonsprings.com/67-69camaro.html
 

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I tried the same method on this front brake metering block/distro valve, and it turned out quite nice I thought as well.







How does evaporust work with brass? I know CLR says dont use it with brass, so I removed the brass bushings from my shifter and soaked it. CLR works great. Anyway, back to the valve. Check with these guys and see if the parts they have for the brass valve will work for the cast iron one.

https://www.musclecarresearch.com/gm-pd-valve-kit-4
 

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Really? Very interesting. I wonder which springs I should use then. I would have thought that the V8 would require heavier springs? I want my car to sit at the very least as high as it did with the 6 cylinder and the stock springs. Otherwise I need to make sure that I get springs that will give me the desired ride height. I don't want a lower ride height.
I say go with the springs that match the motor you want to put in it.
 
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