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Can someone Guide me on a thread or post covering the lowering of a 50 olds


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#1 my80malibu

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 04:20 PM

I thought I remembered seeing one here, but my search turned up nothing.



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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:38 AM

I haven't built one yet Gabriel, but I have looked through it and gotten a plan for lowering it. In the rear, I plan on drilling out the spring sockets so that I can let the springs go up as much as I want. Then, I'll just super glue them in place when assembly time comes. Up front will be really simple. Just drill a new hole above the old one on the spindle. If I need more, I'll let the tire size take care of the rest. Hope this helps you out or at least gives you a starting point.  



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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:47 AM

Gabe, My buddy is building this car for a club build. He just cut the front springs, and layed the rear end right up against the chassis. It sat REALLY nice too. Didn't actually pick it up to look( i don't like touching guy's finished builds. I'd rather THEY show it to me)but that's how he explained it. I understand the concept so I'm good with it, it's not just a hacked up job.



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Posted 27 December 2012 - 07:08 AM

http://modeltech.tripod.com/lower1.htm

Basic lowering tutorial



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Posted 27 December 2012 - 01:27 PM

This is what you saw,

 

http://www.modelcars...showtopic=64897



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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:27 PM

This is what you saw,

 

http://www.modelcars...showtopic=64897

 Absolutely that was the one. Thanks Greg. that was the post I was thinking of. Now I can tell Myself I was not going crazy. :D  



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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:57 PM

I snapped this picture a few minutes ago .Sorry about the quality I am setup right next to the Christmas tree.  http://public.fotki....s/dscn0455.html


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