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Old 03-17-2005, 10:54 AM
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'54 Chevy dropped spindles

Hi guys,

Please excuse me if this is a completely stupid question, here goes.

I want to lower the front of my '54 Chevy, it has the stock, non ball joint front end. I am stuck with importing 2" dropped spindles from the U.S. which is going to cost me a lot.

Is there any way I can just flip my stock ones upside down? From what I can see, that would give me more than a 2" drop, if it is possible that is.

Rich

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Don't believe you can flip them upside down. It would effect the steering axis, camber, caster and brake mounting. For something as important as a spindle spending the money would be a wise investment.

Good luck with the project.
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Yeah, I kind of figured it was a stupid question. I wasn't sure if camber and caster could be adjusted to compensate somewhere else, but it's probably built into the spindle geometry.

I agree, the money will be well spent.

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