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08-30-2005 05:03 AM
ZipZ28 I'm working on a '41 sedan and have a MII front with 2 1/2" dropped spindles. I just put the fenders on last weekend to look for tire to fender clarance with 255 X 16's on it. You can see several pics of it in my journal to judge if it'd be low enough for you. There's about 1" more clearance under the crossmember than a quart of paint . My rear suspension still needs the lowering blocks (I have a set of 2 1/2" blocks), I hope to have them in this weekend if my u bolts get here.

I can't get any lower myself, we live half a mile off pavement on a gravel drive, LOL,,,
08-29-2005 11:04 PM
Best Way To Slam 49 Chev

Here is what I want to do. I have a 49 Chev Styline with a chromed small block, turbo 350, 58 Vette rear (4.11 rear) and MustangII with factory cross member and strut rods. I am looking for the best way to lower this. How far would you go, and how would you accomplish this? I can fab and machine most things, but trying to keep it very drivable and cost effective. I went to the local rod shop to talk about dropped spindles, strut rods mounting on the side of frames etc. He said that he just ran 175/70/14's on the front of his 37 to get it low. In the rear, I am thinking of running a 235/70/15 for the rear with a 2" drop from blocks on leaf springs. Any ideas out there? Thanks in advance for the help.


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