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Old 08-31-2018, 06:13 PM
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My 34 Plymouth sedan streetrod has a Mustang 2 front end. (I do not know what year Mustang it came from) To give you an idea of the weight. The engine is a Chevy 400 with aluminum heads backed by a 700r4 and 9 inch Ford diff. Manifold is Stealth. The body has fiberglass fenders and grille shell. Radiator is aluminum .Guessing total weight around 3250...could be less. This car rides a bit too firm.
I need to raise the front end about 1 1/2 inches and soften the ride. What is the best way to do this?
Thanks in advance. Jim

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I would call Eaton Detroit Spring. At last count, they had 16 different springs for the MII system. Maybe they could provide you with a smaller diameter wire for a softer ride but longer total length spring to raise the front of the car.
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Please keep us updated on your results. Eaton springs is a good place to start.


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Please keep us updated on your results. Eaton springs is a good place to start.


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Will do. Jim
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