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Old 02-12-2003, 10:02 PM
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Does anyone make front springs for 66 Impala that are lowered two inches?? I can find one inch lowered....but never two inch lowered....

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As I understand it, the front coil springs they sell start off as stock height and then one coil cut. Can't cut the rears because of the "pig tail" ends.
At any rate, I cut one coil off on my '70 Chevelle and it lowered it about 2". Then I had the front end aligned because I also changed the ball joints and bushings.
BTW I did buy the rear springs 2" lower from CPP (800) 522-5004 and they list springs 1-1/2" drop for '65-'70 full size cars.
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do you have disk brakes on your impala. I have a 66 also. I was thinking of upgrading to disks. The sell a drop spindle for our cars. Would you be interested in swaping pics of our cars? If so email me at hotrodimpala1966@aol.com
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I am going to get the drop spindle/disc convertion kit soon. ( Real soon. My 550 hp small block does not stop to well with drum brakes.....) I have already rebuilt the whole front end. Everthing is new with poly bushings. The new springs make the car sit really high. (well a lot higher than it use to) I have had people comment on that it seems high in the front....

I am putting 235/18/50's BFG's G Force on this weekend. So after I install the tires/rims I will determine how low I can go.

So if I cut one coil how will that effect the ride?? I just do not want to bounce down the road....Thanks for the help guyz....Here is a picture of my car when I first got it....September 2002 And a picture of the rims I have for it now.....<a href="http://www.freestyleindustries.com/impala.htm" target="_blank">www.freestyleindustries.com/impala.htm</a> [ February 14, 2003: Message edited by: fsiramps ]

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