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05-01-2019 04:12 PM
Allanrose22! I put a set on my '68 and had to grind off the front stop on the steering knuckles. Turns nice and tight now...
04-02-2019 01:08 PM
Big Dave A lowered spindle doesn't change the steering geometry nor does it affect the suspension's travel; this is the plus side. The negative is that it brings the bottom of the wheel closer to the steering knuckle and the car's lower control arm(s). The wider the wheel the more acute this problem becomes. The larger the diameter of the wheel the less affect the lowered spindle interference problem will have any affect.

A wider wheel in general introduces scrubbing and steering issues on it's own. Especially if the wheel doesn't have a neutral offset (centered on the spindle with half the tire one one side of the pivot point and the other side at equal distance).

The X-frame B-body cars where not known for their handling even though the 1958-'62 car frame shares parts with the Corvette (the 1958-'62 Corvette frame was a fully boxed perimeter frame combined with the X-frame's torque box to make it stiffer for better handling). The full size was very flexible for a smooth bump free ride. As such it will not perform well inm turns or in hard acceleration or braking.

Big Dave
04-02-2019 12:56 PM
gnfast87
Steering Box

Did you change out or rebuild your steering box?? Sometimes they put the wrong internal stops
inside the box.
12-06-2018 09:12 AM
justjohn Take a look under your car at whether or not the steering link is hitting your oil pan.

This can happen when you make significant steering geometry changes.
12-05-2018 06:20 PM
you loose
McGaughy's Lowering Spindles

Is it common to lose some steering when 2 inch McGaughy's Lowering Spindles,,im at 1 full turn each way,,64 impala

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