Got a good deal on hotchkis leaf spring kit!

Discussion in 'Suspension, Steering, Brake & Wheel Topics' started by milhouse, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. milhouse

    milhouse New Member

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    First of all I wanted to say,"Hello" to everyone. This is my first post, and I hope I'm not breaking any rules, but I had been shopping around for the best price on a Hotchkis 2408c rear leaf spring kit and found a good deal deal that I thought I should share. Streetsideauto.com has them priced at $429.95 with free shipping and they also have a coupon code good For $25 off till Valentine's Day. My total price was $404.95 delivered. That's about $50 or so bucks cheaper than I've been seeing, and I think that's a pretty good deal. Maybe this might help somebody else who has been holding off on buying rear springs.
     
  2. BobsRS/Z28

    BobsRS/Z28 New Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    What are you putting them on and are you replacing stock leaf springs and are you trying to get stock height from these????
     
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    I am putting them on a 1979. I put Eibach lowering springs on the the front and they're supposed to drop about 1,5" and I was trying to bring the back end down about the same. This car still had the saggy springs from 79, so I'm hoping after installing the Hotchkis kit , the car has a nice stance. Anybody tried this combo that can tell me how it worked out.
     
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    BobsRS/Z28 New Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I have a 71 Z28 with her original rear springs and I'm looking to replace them but I want her to sit like she did when new.
     
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    Welcome to the site. Post some pics
     
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    Check the rate of the Eibach coils vs the matching Hotchkis coils that go with
    the leafs you just bought. Make sure the rates are similar.

    I have Hotchkis all around on Project 78.

    Tom
     
  7. Brown`77Z28

    Brown`77Z28 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Here`s mine with the same set-up ;) ;)
    I also have Global west control arms but they do not lower the car.
    Top them of with Bilstein shocks and you won`t regret it :crazy: :crazy:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Brown looks good! What size tires are you running?
     
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    Brown`77Z28 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Sorry for the late reply :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

    I have 225/60-15 up front and 245/60-15 on the rear
     

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