Lowering Front what Options??

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  1. purpleflame

    purpleflame Veteran Member

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    So my car needs lowered 2" after putting this LT4/T56 combo and Im really having a hard time deciding how,
    Should I go 2" lowered springs? 2" dropped spindles? Combo 1" of both?
    want to know my options before I start.
    rear suspension is all done with coil overs,
    9" moser/custom fabbed torque arm suspension.
    would like it to sit right and handle fairly well but looking to
    spend maybe a $1000.needs front brake upgrade too.
    whats my Options?
    heres pics no fluids in motor yet/ no hood on
    and yes those are 18":

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    heres a link to the rear pics as well as others of the car:
    http://s298.photobucket.com/albums/mm272/purpleflamzz/72 camaro Wicked Intention/
     
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    Cut your springs
     
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    what effect would cutting the springs have on suspension geometry?
    Should of mentioned its bone stock up front.
     
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    Start with 2" lowering springs and 1" blocks in back and see how that looks after settling for a few hundred miles then adjust accordingly...;)
     
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    purpleflame Veteran Member

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    I have adjustable coils in the rear ride height can be whatever I choose,
    thus why I need to do the front, so I can set the stance.
     
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    5spd540 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    You have a coil set up in the rear
     
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    I would get new tubular upper And lower control arms get a set of adjustable coilovers for the front. Use your stock spindles and then get a big brake kit..


    Michael
     
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    So much for the $1000 budget ! ??
     
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    Lowering springs or Moog 5608 springs(budget option) to drop it down plus a good sized sway bar.
     
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    Yes custom fabricated with Torque arm.
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