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Old 12-30-2010, 10:29 AM
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1932 chevy question please help

i bought a 1932 chevy sedan and the previous own put a corvair front suspension on it and it looks like crap. i was wondering what front suspension is most used and semi easy to install on these cars and looks nice. dont get me wrong i know nothing is easy. thanks everyone for all your help
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Are you speaking of installing a straight axle or independent suspension? Post some pics should get a lot of reply's
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im really havent decided on solid or ifs yet. it has ifs on it now but i dont know if im going to put the fenders back on and if i dont the ifs on it now is just ugly and really bulky i was leaning towards a solid axle but i think ifs would be better for the ride so im leaning more toward ifs that looks nice not to bulky i hear alot of people saying they used mII front suspension.
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im really havent decided on solid or ifs yet. it has ifs on it now but i dont know if im going to put the fenders back on and if i dont the ifs on it now is just ugly and really bulky i was leaning towards a solid axle but i think ifs would be better for the ride so im leaning more toward ifs that looks nice not to bulky i hear alot of people saying they used mII front suspension.
I never thought my straight axle rode that bad, if it was my car and I didn't have fenders I would go with a dropped axle. If I put fenders on it I would go with the Mustang II, But that's me.

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I have an MII on my 31.
If you go solid, will it be transverse or parellel' If you go // . do you still have the original mounts?
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I never thought my straight axle rode that bad, if it was my car and I didn't have fenders I would go with a dropped axle. If I put fenders on it I would go with the Mustang II, But that's me.

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i agree with the statement of the fenders decide
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i am kinda new at this but so i dont know exactly wht the parallel means and all. but i do have all the mounts still there for the leafs on the front end. i will eventually be putting the fenders back on does any one know where i could get a drop axle and the springs and all. thanks alot
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Parallel springs are two springs that run with the frame rails. GM used this method while the more common Ford cars ran a "transverse" spring.

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