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2" FRONT DROP SPRING INSTALLED

Post by regal81455 on Tue May 30, 2017 8:07 am

So I've been working on doing the disc conversion upfront and ended up rebuilding the front end with all new steering / suspension components and figured I'd share a couple of pics of the 2" drop spring installed.  I purchased this through C.A.R.S -- so far happy with the result -- I still need to cut the coils in the back ( 1 yr old ) to set the ride height but we're getting there.

Still have some items to complete on the disc conversion so I can't comment on ride quality yet but will report back when able.



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Post by 62cutlassconvert on Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:44 pm

Looks good. I put 1" drops in my Cutlass, do alot of driving on rough roads and it as far as I can go. Are you stock with trans and crossmember? What are you doing on exhaust?

BTW, that garage looks way to organized.

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Post by regal81455 on Mon Jun 05, 2017 1:44 pm

62cutlassconvert wrote:Looks good. I put 1" drops in my Cutlass, do alot of driving on rough roads and it as far as I can go.
 Thanks, yeah our roads here are decent, at least the ones I travel on with this car.  I hope 2" doesn't turn out to be a mistake.

62cutlassconvert wrote:Are you stock with trans and crossmember? What are you doing on exhaust?

Yes, it's stock auto trans and x-member.  Exhaust is as it was when I bought the car -- single pipe from front to rear, using glasspack muffler and exiting out the drivers side behind wheel.  No plans to change either of these items in the near future.

62cutlassconvert wrote:BTW, that garage looks way to organized.

LOL -- I like to keep things tidy, makes it easier for me to find things when I need them but believe me it does look like a bomb went off from time to time when I dig into a big project.  These were takin' not too long after a quick cleanup from the front end rebuild / disc conversion.

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Post by Esasky's62Lark on Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:04 pm

Love the look Josh! car is looking bad ass!
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