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    pics of lowered FWBs

    hey guys, my brougham is going in on monday for new springs and shocks and I was wondering if anyone had any pictures of what they look like with a 2" drop? I seem to remember pictures of them lowered on here (a thread from a few years ago) but can't find it.
    I can either do a 2" drop all around or 2 inch drop in front, .5" raise in back, since I have a full set of impala ss springs and a pair of 9C1 rear springs.
    thanks in advance.


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    IMHO a rake would look odd. Go for the drop.

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    Re: pics of lowered FWBs

    ^^ I agree.

    Cheers............R.

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    Re: pics of lowered FWBs

    this was 2" drop with impala 22 parts, looks a lil high b/c thats 24" rims but when he had 22" rims with vogue tires it sat very nice.

    BTW this is the green one from my thread, its come a long way

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    The green one that was in the movie?

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    Re: pics of lowered FWBs

    yep, its come a long way

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    Re: pics of lowered FWBs

    There is a member 96Fleetwood , find his car's pics you won't regret

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    Re: pics of lowered FWBs

    intrax 2" springs & belltech shocks, 20x9's
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    Re: pics of lowered FWBs

    that car is beautiful!

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    Went to the mechanics. He said the SS rear springs are too short and will make the car bottom out. He said between the springs being lower, the engine sitting 2" further back in the engine bay than the 307 and with it being lighter (which has raised the front end by about an inch), and with all the junk in the back of the car, it would cause issues with the crappy roads around here. Also, my exhaust is rubbing the shock on the left side, which is what I've been hearing while driving. He took a picture and there is over a 1 coil difference in height between the SS rear spring and the stock rear spring. Also, the new rear shocks have jacked up the back end by over an inch.

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    Re: pics of lowered FWBs

    Are you talking about your 86?

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    Yeah

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    Re: pics of lowered FWBs

    Here is another thread with pics. Angry Matt doesnt have his pics up anymore but he had lowering springs for the impala and it sat pretty low, I liked it.
    http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums...-brougham.html

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    Re: pics of lowered FWBs

    thanks for the link Sam.
    I'll be talking with my mechanics about the front springs on monday. I don't mind the rear ride height on my car, but the front sitting 1"+ higher (than the already high stock ride height) makes it look jacked up.


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