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Old 03-19-2006, 04:16 PM
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lowering a classic C10

I have a 1971 chevy c10 short bed pickup that im building with a coil spring frame an would like to know if there is a way to lower the truck by cutting the springs down or if i buy new springs, how low can i go without buying a ton of parts??? Any info would be great!!

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I have a 1971 chevy c10 short bed pickup that im building with a coil spring frame an would like to know if there is a way to lower the truck by cutting the springs down or if i buy new springs, how low can i go without buying a ton of parts??? Any info would be great!!
Pick up a Classic trucks, Sport trucks or Truckin magazine...companies like Aim & Stillen have kits at anywhere from $300-$700...i don't think they top a grand unless you wanna go full air...i believe you can go with a 4-6 drop...4inch in front,6inch out back...coils all around is very easy...i'd go with 2in lowering coils w/2in dropped spindles up front...& 3in lowering springs w/ 3in lowering blocks...Good luck ...Kimo
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early classic enterprises makes a kick ***** kit , i had a 69 swb and used their 4/6 drop kit , IMO thats the way to do it right. also check out www.67-72chevytrucks.com there are some pretty good tech articles and also have plenty of pictures so you can see what drop is to your liking.
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