2" rear drop?

2" rear drop?

Postby Scototer74 [OP] » April 21st 2017, 3:55am

I want to lower just the rear only 2" what's the best and easiest way to go about that I don't want to put a flip kit is there any other way?
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Re: 2" rear drop?

Postby MI_Ghost » April 21st 2017, 9:37am

Why are you not wanting to do the flip kit?
Without the use of a flip kit your only option is 3" drop leaf springs with lift shackles or a 1" lift block for the 2" drop.
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Re: 2" rear drop?

Postby Scototer74 [OP] » April 22nd 2017, 4:29am

So is the flip kit my best option and if so where do I find one so I'm just lowering the back 2"
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Re: 2" rear drop?

Postby MI_Ghost » April 22nd 2017, 7:38am

Start here.
viewtopic.php?f=41&t=116450&p=1208674#p1208362

Once you get all confused with the information overload. We can sort it out and figure out what the best option is for you.
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Re: 2" rear drop?

Postby WoodButcher » April 22nd 2017, 2:36pm

Best option?
wait for Mmusicman to replace his fiberglass and copy him. He is an experienced hot rodder and a heck of a good wrench, when he is done you'll have the best answer.
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Re: 2" rear drop?

Postby markmitchmarkmitch is online! » April 22nd 2017, 2:59pm

https://westernchassisinc.com/Leaf-Spri ... ro-Safari/
This is a set of lowering springs for these vans however if you have the fiberglass springs you will also need to go to a junk yard and get all the brackets and such because there are steel and the bracketry is different. This is my plan for my 89. Word to the wise -do your homework so you don't go into such a project blind. And please take pictures and measurements of ride hight before and after so other members can also benefit from your work. Mark
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Re: 2" rear drop?

Postby MI_Ghost » April 23rd 2017, 6:26am

I find it very interesting that nobody that sell those drop springs offer any information or specs for them. Makes me wonder what they are trying to hide!
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