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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-08-2020, 06:25 AM Thread Starter
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Suspension rebuild

I am in the process of rebuilding my 66 from ground up. I am reusing my stock front control arms but want to do a 2”drop. I have found alot of info but also conflicting. What parts do i need to reuse stock control arms ? Drop spindle only or combo of drop spindles and drop spring ? Stock height spring. Offset upper control arm bar ?? I dont have much knowledge on steering geometry. Just want to order the correct parts without changing control arms. Thanks
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-08-2020, 08:35 AM
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Get 2" drop spindles and leave the stock steering geometry alone, including the springs.

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T56 Conversion
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-02-2020, 07:45 AM
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I see. Thanks for the tip, man!
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-02-2020, 09:03 AM
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CPP spindles are most compatible with aftermarket brakes if you think you might be going that route.

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