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73 convertible suspension is setting the car too high after doing frame off didn't re arch rear spri (Read 230 times)
Dec 29th, 2016 at 1:44pm

Buckshot   Offline
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I didn't re arch rear springs put in new liners is all used original front springs put all new body mounts on plus all new rubber. Bushing not polyurethane I put my buddy's 73 convertible next to mine my front measures 1" higher than his to the fender on the rear 2 1/2" higher the only thing I can think of to lower is that I need to compress rear spring more before I torque rear spring mount bolts ?? Anybody got any other solution or answers about why car is setting like a 4 wheeler?
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Reply #1 - Dec 29th, 2016 at 4:35pm

frank 77   Offline
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Did you drive your car?  if not it needs to settle and that can be accomplish with a short drive.
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77 Vette Convertible
2005 Corvette seats
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Reply #2 - Dec 30th, 2016 at 6:00am

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  What length spring bolt to trailing arm did you use in the rear? That's the only thing that will change the ride height. Comparing one car ride height to the other is a crap shoot. Not the correct way to check.................jack

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