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Old 04-23-2009, 05:21 AM
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lowering the front end on a 1938 dodge frame

i have a 1938 dodge pickup frame with double leaf spring setup every one keeps telling me to just z the frame it will get the drop i want but the front end is still going to be to high and i dont want a bulldog look i want a level look. the reason im not going to do independant front is because im going fender less plus im trying to keep the frame as original as possible any help would be awesome.

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Hi buddy. I think you should listen to your friends and do what they tell you. And hurry up and do some work on it or it'll never get low. Never get anything done just lookin at it!!!!! LOL
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nice james lmao
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If you de-arch the springs, will you be able to get low enough and still have axle clearance to the frame? If not, can you "C" notch the frame to get you the additional clearance you need?

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