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Old 06-23-2013, 06:05 PM   #1
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Hello all,

I have a bone stock 39 coupe that I would like to give a subtle lowering to. Is it possible to use a 2" lowered front spring (Posies) without having to worry about tie rod and drag link modifications? Any recommendations/methods are much appreciated.

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Old 06-23-2013, 07:01 PM   #2
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Sam they look cooler with the rear lowered. Old school. G.M.
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:07 AM   #3
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If you want to keep the 6.00x16 tires you may want to just reverse the spring eyes. I have pictures of a friend's 40 that he did this.... subtle... but nice. I can post when i get home.
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Old 06-24-2013, 09:27 AM   #4
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I used a 4" Magnum drop axle on my 40 so I could keep the wishbone unsplit. most others require you to split the bones. You might not have to with a 2" but I would ask first before you buy it.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:09 AM   #5
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Right on GM
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:26 AM   #6
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The '38 deluxe in my avatar has a Posie reversed slider spring in front with no other modifications (except tube shocks). I don't see why it won't work on your '39.
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Old 06-24-2013, 12:15 PM   #7
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The 39 in my avatar has a reversed eye front spring. No other changes.
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Old 06-24-2013, 02:07 PM   #8
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Reverse the eye on the main leaf will give you about what you'er looking for. You will end up will better spring that the newer stuff.
Lower in front has a better look JMO...
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:58 PM   #9
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Thanks for the feed back guys. The rides in your avitars are exactly what I was shooting for!!
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Old 06-25-2013, 05:11 PM   #10
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I have a Posies reverse eye spring and a 3" drop axle in my 38 std. Everything worked out I didn't split the bones and I have pan and frame rail clearance. It has the look that I wanted. Rear is reverse eye Posie nothing more...

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