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View Poll Results: Which would you do if it were your car?
Air Ride suspension 24 40.00%
2" drop spindles and lowering springs in the rear 25 41.67%
Something else? 11 18.33%
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Old 01-23-2010, 10:39 PM
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If money were no option, meaning that this decision was really about looks and how the car rides and handles would you:

1 - Buy one of the air bag suspensions and add the sway bars to go with it, or

2 - Buy a set of 2" drop spindles for the front and upgrade the rear suspension, bushings and such and put in lowering springs

3 - Something else?
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lowering springs too, dont chop ur springs tho!

thats all i can think of tho
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I would go with the Hotchkis TVS system and them old school Cragar S/S wheels black side walls. Skinnie's up front and Fattie's out back....
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If money were no option, I'd go with a complete air bag system.
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Id have to go with the air bag too.
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Where is a good place to find lowering springs for the rear of my 75 ?
They are cone shaped at both ends ?
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Money no option? I'd go with the complete air ride system. I haven't talked to anyone that has one that doesn't love it.
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The question is "How to Lower my Car" ...drive your Elky to Death Valley...you will have the lowest Elky in the U.S. at least!...86m below sea level! Alright...if money is no concern..air ride system.
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Where is a good place to find lowering springs for the rear of my 75 ?
They are cone shaped at both ends ?
To answer my own question I found 1 1/2" drop rear springs at Detroit speed inc.
Code: DSE041807
Price: $189.95
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i love my AIR RIDE
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Mino87 I love the look of it too; pretty sweet lowered around those wheels for sure! Did you go with the standard system or did you do a bunch of the upgrades they have listed, like higher pressure compressor and upgraded control arms and such?
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To answer my own question I found 1 1/2" drop rear springs at Detroit speed inc.
Code: DSE041807
Price: $189.95
* Remember that your stock springs in older cars settle quite a bit ( I forgot before I ordered these ) and are actually lower than the lowering springs I ordered by 2".

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The cheapest method is to let the air out of the tires
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The cheapest method is to let the air out of the tires
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