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  1. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    So I am finishing up my 56 150 2dr Sedan. I wanted the rear a little higher than the front so I bough 4dr/wagon leaf springs from Speedway Motors. When first installed, I thought they gave me the exact stance I was looking for. I drove the car to a guy who does old car alignments. He did the...
  2. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    The leaf springs on my 1956 wagon look to be in decent shape. They are the 6 leaf ones. I can buy the wear plates and have purchased new bushings but have yet to find any clamps. As far as I can tell, the original spring packs had at least 2 clamps per side. Any ideas on where I can purchase the...
  3. Transmission and DriveLine Questions
    Complete frame off restoration of a 1956 Chevrolet 2 dr sedan 150. I bought an incomplete car - body, frame, and wheels only. No motor, tranny. Originally a 6 cyl, 3 on the tree manual car. Installed a 1974 vintage small block with a turbo 350 tranny. Used the Ecklers 18-02 Small Block side...
  4. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Trying to fix the rear end sag on my Bel Air, I’ve gotten many different opinions so what’s a few more? Anyone have a preference (or experience) as to new leaf springs or using shackle lifts? :bowtier:
  5. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Am interested in any and all comments, photos, advice on lowering a '57 convertible. I've read through a bunch of the posts on lowering in general, but I'm concerned that the added weight of the convert might pose an issue with the final result. I was heading toward Classic Chevy 2" lowering...
  6. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hey all, Anyone have any comments/experience with the 2" lowering rear leaf springs that Classic Chevy offers that have the pin offset 3/4" to the rear to allow extra tire clearance? Getting ready to order springs and would like to get feedback before I pull the trigger! Also interested in...
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