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Old 04-23-2011, 05:17 AM
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Rake look

I have 65 impala change out the rear suspension back to factory height or something close to it. They had air shocks before I made these changes so had the rake look. Like the stance. Did not care for the ride.
I also change out the front spring to bb spring (mistake) went up 2" or so, Will be change them back to the og spring. that should make the car level. Still like to rake stance.

What is the best way to get the rake look without compromising handling performance?

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Guess you can put heavier sway bars on front and rear, heavier shocks.......Optimum handling is still going to require that the rear is down a bit though.
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I had a 69 Impala Sport Coupe at one time. To get a nice rake to it, I installed station wagon springs out of a 69 Impala wagon. Free height they were a little shorter but once installed it raised the rear a couple of inches. Ride quality was not compromised either.
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