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Drop spindles available?
#1
Magnum 
I don't want to mess with my springs and would prefer drop spindles.

The gasser look is not for me!

TIA
Paul
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#2
http://www.fatmanfab.com/product/1965-19...d-spindles

1971 Mustang Grandé, 351 Cleveland 2v, C6, 9"
-Fitech EFI
-Comp Cams 284hr
-Aussie Heads
-Weiand Xcelerator intake
-Long Tube Headers
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#3
Drive over to Hayward and have a set of these made up. I have no idea if they can set it up with stock caliper mounting.

https://www.maierracing.com/product/1-dr...-mustangs/
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#4
What bugs me with those is that they don't work with stock brake components. Sad

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#5
(02-25-2017, 11:43 PM)luxstang Wrote: What bugs me with those is that they don't work with stock brake components. Sad

Plus 1 ... Camaro brakes no less
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#6
With an appropriate spring compresser it's not that difficult to remove and replace the springs with a set of new Eaton springs that you select for ride height and rate. Everything remains stock and it's a good time to replace bushings and ball joints. New springs, bushings, ball joints, rotors, calipers, and pads are likely to cost less than dropped spindles.



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#7
Springs would be a reasonable way to lower the front an inch.

But sometimes an unreasonable method is more fun, or at least more expensive.
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(02-26-2017, 01:08 PM)Don C Wrote: With an appropriate spring compresser it's not that difficult to remove and replace the springs with a set of new Eaton springs that you select for ride height and rate. Everything remains stock and it's a good time to replace bushings and ball joints. New springs, bushings, ball joints, rotors, calipers, and pads are likely to cost less than dropped spindles.

+1 on Don C's comment. Sounds like someone has changed the springs and put in crap aftermarket "one-size-fits-all" things. I went through this myself when I bought a SD front end kit. The front end was 2" too high and I went back to the original and still good Eaton Springs springs. No more nose high attitude. Why companies even try to sell springs as 65-73 beats me, they're ALL different. Get the right ones....period!
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#9
Some other random bit of info that came out of one of the Mike Maier inc videos was that the spring / shock to spindle motion ratio in stock form is about .56/1

So a spring that is 9/16" shorter will lower the car by 1".
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#10
(02-25-2017, 08:12 PM)rocket366 Wrote: I don't want to mess with my springs and would prefer drop spindles.

The gasser look is not for me!

TIA
Paul

Seems like the work required to put in new offset spindles is more than it would be to just put in correct springs.

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