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I am looking at replacing the springs on my 64' 500 XL when I replace the motor in about a month. I've noticed the car leans to passenger side abou 3/4' in the front and back, not racers twist, so I was looking at Dearborn Classics and found new front springs and rear leafs but I like the slightly lowered look that 42 year old springs have. Should I go with new springs and drop spindles. I already have front disc. brakes or should I find some one that makes springs with a 2" drop? If I should do the springs, who makes them with a 2" drop?

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Isn't there enough room to put aftermarket compressors on the new springs? Maybe have the bottom or top rung on the new set heated after checking ride height when they are installed.... Never seen any major issues with coils when heated and un-sprung when done on the contact half only and then they were allowed to cool naturally so they didn't get brittle. Back in the 70's & 80's I saw many a chevelle owner do this to the 350 cars who wanted them to look like they had the BB 396 in them....

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I've seen the compressors you speak of. I was just thinking it would be easier to get the new springs at 2" lower to begin with.
 

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The car is sagging disproportionately from one side to the other so I am pretty sure that I am going to replace the springs. Just not sure if I should go with drop spindles along with stock springs or drop springs. I am going to check my Kantor catalog when I get home.
 
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