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Has anyone installed MOOG springs?

I attached a picture from rockauto showing what’s available for my 76 Malibu Classic sedan with a 305.

I just replaced the shocks and I’m looking for a slightly firmer ride.

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:cool: Rear spring installation is easy. You do not want variable rate springs.

Front spring installation is quite a byte more complex, especially for a beginner.

Springs hold the frame up, shocks absorbe bumps, potholes, etc. You may want to try a set of shocks that are "heavy duty."
 

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I went with the HD, AC, SBC for my 68 with a set of Bilstein's. The rears are a snap but the fronts as mentioned were a chore to get compressed. If your 76 is anything like my 68 you may want to have a spring guy put them in.
 

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I've had no luck with the MOOG front springs that are supposedly stock replacement for 3 different 66 Chevelles. The ride height was 1 to 2 inches too low.

The stock replacement MOOG's for a 72 Cutlass were correct ride height.
 

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As said in Post # 2 by Nickey you DO NO want the Variable Rate ones

I bought the Constant Rear ones for my 67 and it did not changed the Rear Ride Height
 

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As said in Post # 2 by Nickey you DO NO want the Variable Rate ones

I bought the Constant Rear ones for my 67 and it did not changed the Rear Ride Height
So are you saying that the variable rate springs will drop the rear too low?

FYI, this car is a four-door sedan that will be used as a daily driver.

I did find MOOG 5557 rear springs that are constant rate that should fit my vehicle. Rockauto doesn’t sell them so I will have to look elsewhere.
 

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So are you saying that the variable rate springs will drop the rear too low?

FYI, this car is a four-door sedan that will be used as a daily driver.

I did find MOOG 5557 rear springs that are constant rate that should fit my vehicle. Rockauto doesn’t sell them so I will have to look elsewhere.
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what they/Variables do as a Load goes on them/as they get compressed they get Stiffer
and the Ride will be like sitting on a Steel Bench with every Bump you hit
 
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