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2" drop spindles
« on: January 28, 2012, 11:49:46 AM »
anybody have any pics of your car with 2" drop spindles. I am contemplating putting these on my car but was wondering how they look and what effect they would have on handling/drag racing ? my thoughts are although it may look good, it may not be a good thing on the track.

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Re: 2" drop spindles
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2012, 12:11:02 PM »
They will put your lower ball joint almost on the ground with 13" wheels. You can buy them all day long on E-bay.
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Re: 2" drop spindles
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2012, 08:17:55 PM »
i wish i could post pics. here don't know how i have 2" drop spindles on my car with 14" wheels and i don't have or feel any difference in the handling of the car don't know about drag racing though but overall i like the look and stance of the car
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Re: 2" drop spindles
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2012, 09:06:17 PM »
If you are going to use headers you may want more clearance. Most go under the cross member & put them so close to the ground you will bang them.... I am going to bring mine up some.

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Re: 2" drop spindles
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2012, 10:31:32 PM »
No drop spindles for the BEAST. 

Header and muffler clearance are already low.  Even with stiff shocks they scrape on suprise bumps.

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Re: 2" drop spindles
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2012, 01:48:45 AM »
wow, I should have known.  a 3.0 or 3.5" down pipe will have clearance issues I'm sure.  oh well.