Front Spring Recommendations

Discussion in 'Suspension, Steering, Brake & Wheel Topics' started by vlmohr, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. vlmohr

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    yes
     
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    Lowend Administrator. .a car, a man, a maraca. Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I dislike QA1 for many reasons from the design of the whole system to how the shocks are built internally

    If you must do a built-in coilover. The Vari-Shocks are a much better setup
     
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    I'm going to the PTFB lower arms and the Viking double-adjustable coil overs on my 70. Everyone recommended the 450lb springs too for everyday and mildly aggressive street driving.
     
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    Got an older but new QA coilover I'll make a deal on!
     
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    Thanks for the replies. I really can't afford the coil-overs.
    So I decided to put the Moog 5610 springs in. Found that both my springs were broken. After i got it back together it sat almost where it was 14 3/8". Took it out for a drive and felt a noticeable improvement. It settled at about 14". Hoping that with a few more miles it will settle a little more. But overall happy with the stance and looks it has right now.
     
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    Hi! My question is more about the rear shocks. Right now I have 20" shocks in the rear but I was recommended to get the 24" shocks. I have a Monroe shock number but I wanted to know if it was compatible with my 79. The number is 5820 in the Monroe line. Is it compatible?

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    So, do the 5610's sit similar to stock? Mine are totally baffed (5608) and I would like a stance as close to stock as possible.
     
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    I wouldn't say that the 5610s sit similar to stock since I read mostly about them being a go to budget drop spring.
     
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    Agreed, but I also read many people posting about how much of a crap shoot it is to get a ride height that is actually advertised for a given spring. I'd be OK with an inch lower, but 2 and beyond is a bit much for me.
     
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