Stance... It's gotta be RIGHT! (a lil' help, plz)

Discussion in 'Suspension, Steering, Brake & Wheel Topics' started by cali75chevy, Jun 19, 2019.

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    cali75chevy "The Cora-Lee"

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    Howdy, I have the typical Stance issue with my 2nd Gen (1975 Camaro); Nose-Up with Butt-Down:(
    Currently, sporting Basic "Monroe" Shocks.:mad: I'm running OEM Six Slot Rallye Wheels (15" Rim), and I like the old school look. I have no plans to change the wheels to 17" or 18" at this time.

    Other than that firm decision about the wheel size, I'm open to suggestions or ideas on various types of Suspension Upgrades. Thank you for your input.

    Tony

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    badazz81z28 Veteran Member

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    Hotchkis lowering coil springs in the front. They are 2.5” drop I believe...that’s the best way to drop the front
     
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    Cadillac uses basic $60 air shocks/struts on all their cars for that smooth ride and perfect stance. Nice looking car! I have to have white letter tires on my hot rods so no skinny sidewalls for me either. I like lime green too and hope to paint my 76 GMC in lime in a couple years.
     
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    G72Zed Veteran Member

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    Further to badazz post, part#1908F would be from Hotchkis and states a 2" drop. If you are gen1 SBC, and all iron, you will get the 2" inch drop, perhaps a little more once settled.

    Every car is different, but adding a shim is doable should you need to raise it up afterwards/later. Don't forget you need an alignment afterwards.

    Nice ride, love the colour/interior combo, good luck cali.
     
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    Lowering springs are the way to go, avoid the temptation to cut springs. I'm using Custom Works (site sponsor) 2G springs on mine.
     
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    cali75chevy "The Cora-Lee"

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    Hey folks, THANK YOU for the immediate response and the “LIKES”.
    My plan is to replace the a SUSPENSION in a couple months (Pay-Days) at the same time I change/update the 1975 original Bushings.

    I’ll be looking into all the info you’ve shared before pulling the trigger.

    “Hoo-Aaah”
     
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    John Wright Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Moog has coil springs that sell for around $50 a set on Amazon. Search the forum for the part numbers of what works for different ride heights. The Moog spring I run (#5664) is #707 rate and lowers the front of the car way down, but is stiff enough to keep the body off of the tires.
     
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    cali75chevy "The Cora-Lee"

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    Pix of your Camaro Stance would be helpful.
     
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    John Wright Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Click the avatar;)

    ....and the rear springs are from Custom Works
     
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    cali75chevy "The Cora-Lee"

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    Looks Good!
     

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