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Old 03-10-2009, 03:18 PM
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i have a 72 ford long bed and i want to lower it. i want to drop it about 2-4 inchs. on the back im going to put the leaf spring under the rear axle and use some drop shocks but on the front what should i do i do. i dont want to cut the springs and i have the swing arms that mount on the oppisite side of the frame they make a x. is there any kits. me and my dad were talking and he doesnt want me to use drop spindles on the truck i dont know why he just said i need drop swing arms. plz help.

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The truck magazines have advertisers that sell dropped front axles for Twin I beam fords. The only correct way to go.
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Old 03-10-2009, 07:12 PM
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thnx ill look in to that ill get some probaly. but why cant i use drop spindles i just was wondering?
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thnx ill look in to that ill get some probaly. but why cant i use drop spindles i just was wondering?
I don't believe there is anyone who makes a drop spindle for the twin I beam. You could mess with the springs, but that drastically affects camber and it will not drive right and eat tires more than they do already.
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i want to cut the springs but i dont want to screw up my ride!!!!!!!!!
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i want to cut the springs but i dont want to screw up my ride!!!!!!!!!
Not a wise choice on a twin I beam.
The only way to do it right is spendy.
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