65el camino front suspension to low ? - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Suspension - Brakes - Steering
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 01-07-2011, 12:22 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: hawaii
Posts: 6
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
65el camino front suspension to low ?

I put 13 inch Bear Brakes with 2 inch drop spindels with air ride and 18 inch wheels with 40 series tires and with out the front clip or motor in the front crossmember only sits 2 and half inchs off the ground with the bags full is this height sound right ?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 01-07-2011, 02:37 PM
1ownerT's Avatar
Home School Valedictorian
 
Last wiki edit: Health and safety in the shop or garage Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Iowa
Age: 52
Posts: 1,645
Wiki Edits: 4

Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
2 1/2" with full bags, no front clip or engine, you are way too low.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 01-13-2011, 04:10 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: hawaii
Posts: 6
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
would anybody know what i can do to solve this prob ?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 01-13-2011, 04:27 PM
matts37chev's Avatar
I don't understand?
 

Last journal entry: this is only a test
Last photo:
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Shelton,Wa.
Age: 44
Posts: 2,420
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 4 Posts
do you have your heart set on the 40 series tires?
you may have go to standard spindles
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 01-13-2011, 06:13 PM
1ownerT's Avatar
Home School Valedictorian
 
Last wiki edit: Health and safety in the shop or garage Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Iowa
Age: 52
Posts: 1,645
Wiki Edits: 4

Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
I would check the angle of the lower control arm, if they are parallel with the ground then higher profile tires and/or stock spindles. If they are higher at the ball joint than the inboard mounting point, get taller bags.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 08-02-2011, 08:29 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: hawaii
Posts: 6
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanks for all the help found out I had the wrong size bags just bought new ones
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Suspension - Brakes - Steering posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
74 el camino brakes & suspension the other Mick Suspension - Brakes - Steering 2 09-07-2009 03:02 PM
72 El Camino Suspension Advice Skaughty Suspension - Brakes - Steering 0 04-16-2009 03:31 PM
SS El Camino suspension upgrade stinky jinx Suspension - Brakes - Steering 2 06-02-2004 01:53 PM
El Camino suspension ride stinky jinx Suspension - Brakes - Steering 0 05-29-2004 12:09 PM
el camino suspension?? mac95 Suspension - Brakes - Steering 1 01-15-2003 09:54 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.