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Old 03-16-2003, 07:49 AM
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Question newbie question: how to lower my 48' Buick Super Conv.

Hello to all experts out there,

owning an original 48' Buick Super Conv. I was wondering if there is any way to lower this car. It has a X-frame and no independent suspension. Actually it has shock lever knees afaik.
Since I wanna lower this car 2 - 3 inches I wanna know what I need and where I can order all needed stuff online (I'm located in Germany but have a cousin in Idaho).
Will appreciate any help and hints

Keep on cruisin'

rolf

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Old 03-16-2003, 11:10 AM
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I seem to remember these guys had very big wheels and since most newbes are into wheels you can probably go too fourteen inch fairly cheap and get the look you want. Most GM bolts patterns fit and are priced as cheap as you want too go.
Wish I had that car!
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Lower your '48

The front end in your '48 is independent suspension, even tho, as you said, the upper a-frames double as shock absorbers as did most all of GM's cars of this era. Fatman fabrications offers 2 1/2" dropped spindles for this front end. The rear coils can be replaced with springs from a '79 el-camino for a 4" drop. Hope this helps. LXRYROD
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