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Old 11-15-2005, 06:46 PM
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Thanks for all the previous help. Most of you seem to know what your talking about. I am starting the restoration of a '68 chevelle for real-touring driving. I like the looks of the TVS system from Hotchkis, but don't think I need adjustable rear upper arms, or lowered springs. I understand the lowered springs would help traction in track conditions & on the highway & cornering. They offer a 1" drop so I need to know about what else this would effect, inc. brakes, motor clearance to ground, and what type of shocks? I was thinking the edelbrock IAS. I drive in new england and sometimes ground clearance is your friend!
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A one inch drop from stock should not affect you that much as far as ground clearance as that car may have sagged that much over the years..as far as the adjustable upper arms they work just fine and offer the option of getting the pinion angle just right..good set of poly bushings and a stiff sway bar should help..Look into the big bar soft spring setups that are now the vogue with the roundy round guys..

I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
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