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PostSubject: Lowering a Fleetwood   Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:14 pm

I can get some rear Impala springs and some front lowering springs that supposedly lower the Impala SS 1.5". Would this make a good combination or would the front be too low compared to the rear?
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:18 pm

GasTT wrote:
I can get some rear Impala springs and some front lowering springs that supposedly lower the Impala SS 1.5". Would this make a good combination or would the front be too low compared to the rear?
Should equal out as the wood is heavier.
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:04 pm

Just in time for winter? lol

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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:53 am

Plowing with the air dam/bumper/frame
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:44 pm

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Cut stock front springs, Impala SS rears (might be too low for snow tho) Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Wed Dec 28, 2011 1:39 pm

How many coils were cut from the front? 1/2, 1 ??
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:41 pm

You guys are smart asses. I wouldn't be doing this right now.
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:22 am

That was just one coil cut on stock caddy springs on chris's car.

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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:54 am

Any special shocks? I know cutting coils sometimes ruins the ride. How did it handle after cutting?
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Thu Dec 29, 2011 4:43 pm

Ironfistdog wrote:
Any special shocks? I know cutting coils sometimes ruins the ride. How did it handle after cutting?




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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Thu Dec 29, 2011 5:09 pm

If I didn't have the wagon I would be all over that car.
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:57 pm

what are u asking for the fleetwood now? is it still for sale?
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PostSubject: Re: Lowering a Fleetwood   Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:13 am

96slowss wrote:
what are u asking for the fleetwood now? is it still for sale?


always for sale Very Happy ............ $1000
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