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  1. Trifive Parts for Sale
    I've decided to go with tubular control arms and coil over front shocks so I'm selling the front suspension that I restored for my 57 two door hardtop. The new parts are new like NOS: what I mean is I've been building this car for years. Upper and lower control arms; all edges smoothed...
  2. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    global west control arms I have a upper and lower set of coil over type global west control arms and a set of black powder coated heidts 2" dropped spindles for sale.They are very sturdy units and are new/unused as I have decided to go with a full after market chassis. upper "a" arms...
  3. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hi, I finished putting my front suspension together today and finally got the 57 back on the ground. The question that I have is how long does it take for the suspension to settle in? After bouncing the front up and down in the garage I only got 1/2" drop out of the 2" drop spindles. All...
  4. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hello TriFive Community! My first post, please be gentle. . . I am doing a frame-off restoration and am wondering (at the moment) about if I need to replace the front coil springs. I am using the stock front end and my springs cleaned up nicely, but was told that I should replace them just...
  5. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Info gleaned from many sources on the trifive forums has shown a lot of confusion relative to the effect and use of springs for the front end. Addressing the stock geometry shown in the "1955 Chevrolet Passenger Car Shop Manual, Front Suspension 3-2" which has a cross section of the front...
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