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Old 03-19-2005, 08:37 PM
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1967 Chevelle Springs?

I have a 1967 Chevelle 300, and my springs are shot. The ride is very rough, so I have my shocks replaced, but after further inspection, I realized that my springs are the problem. After almost 40 years of wear, they have had it. I have 17 inch rims on my car, and I am considering getting lowering springs. The car rides at stock height, which is fine, but I feel that it would look better about an inch or two lowwer. If I did get the springs, I would get a kit by Hotchkis, not some cheapo no name brand. I live in Massachusetts, which is always a big thing to consider, but I drive like a drunk to avoid the pot holes. I was wondering if getting the lowwering springs would sacrifice a lot of ride comfort. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 03-23-2005, 08:08 PM
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I put a set of hotchkis 1in lowering springs on my 70 chevelle. The thing is they actually raised it because the old ones were so worn out. The ride is definintly stiffer, but not that significant. I would not run a low profile tire with the hotchkis springs or you might go through a few rims.
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Old 03-25-2005, 03:11 AM
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I would look around for others on the market before settling on the first one you think of (hotchkis), try looking at what Eibach has to offer, they start out 1 inch lower than stock for most applications.
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