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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old Aug 11th, 06, 7:06 PM Thread Starter
 
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Front End Lift

I'm trying to go old school and not lower my Chevelle but raise it in the front.
But Im having a hard time finding anything that will lift it 2". Everyone has stuff to lower 2" but not lift. I'm told to get a spring from ? car and that will be what I want instead of those spring nuts that you put between the springs to raise.So what spring out of what car will give we what I want.
Thanks for all who help me .Or if anyone has a better way?
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old Aug 11th, 06, 7:09 PM
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Re: Front End Lift

www.coilsprings.com can hook you up with whatever you're looking for.

There are some geometry issues caused by raising the car, but if that's what you really want, you'll need edelbrock no-hop bars in the rear, and an upper ball-joint spacer in the front.
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post #3 of 12 (permalink) Old Aug 11th, 06, 10:42 PM
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First determine if your car is at stock ride height. If the springs are sagging just replacing with new stock coils will raise the car.
I raised a 68 up about 2 inches over stock ride height by using big block springs in the front and wagon springs in the rear. There is also a thick rubber spacer available that goes in the top spring pocket. Anything inserted in between the coils is trouble waiting to happen.
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post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old Aug 12th, 06, 12:27 AM
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Re: Front End Lift

JC Whitney high lift front springs. Ball joint spacers. They sell the BJ spacers new made on E-bay. I PMed you. Josh
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post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old Aug 12th, 06, 8:22 AM
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i guy on ebay sells spacers that will lift the front 2inches.
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post #6 of 12 (permalink) Old Aug 13th, 06, 12:56 AM
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I have a set of those spacers too. The horse shoe looking ones that are aluminum.
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We'll see if this works and I have others. Later--Josh
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Here's another one. This one is done by springs and not the straight axle like the El Camino. I hope RATuned doesn't mind me showing you his Chevelle. later Josh
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Aren't those headers wicked?
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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old Aug 17th, 06, 6:06 PM
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Nobody likes the Gasser style anymore? Ashamed to admit it in this day of drop spindles and lowering springs? Don't be the movement grows. Later days. Josh
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what kind of springs? trying to get my 69 up that high, got a 502 in her n50s on the rear 15x10, would love to have that stance
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