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Lovemius 09-14-2012 07:19 PM

Rear suspension on 1970 Chevelle
 
My 1970 Chevelle Malibu sits kind of low in the back. Just had the shocks replaced and I thought that would raise it a bit. Do I need to replace the springs to lift it up or use coiledover shocks? Please advise.

Grease_Fever 09-14-2012 08:34 PM

Dude, your shocks don't affect ride height.

Stand back and take a look at your car. Should you lower the front springs or increase the rear? That's your decision.

I have a 1968 Pontiac Tempest. I have the same situation. But, I have determined that my front end needs to be lowered. Google vehicle aerodynamics to help you decide what works best for you.

RWENUTS 09-14-2012 09:26 PM

Like Grease says. Lower the front or use some coil spring boosters in the back. Like these.
Mr. Gasket 1285 Mr. Gasket Rubber Coil Spring Spacers


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