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79 Coupe DeVille, I want to raise the rear and inch or two. I just put new shocks on her but I don't want to replace the springs. It doesn't have auto level system.

Has anyone had luck with spring extension blocks, are they a good remedy?

Any suggestions please?
 

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To do this properly and SAFELY . I would get rear springs from the same era Olds or Buick without level ride. Your car surely had at one time levelride and the springs as well as the shocks supported the rear of the car. Without level ride shocks the car will sit lower. Buicks, olds, had stiffer springs to compensate. Find a station wagon if possible, stiffer spring!
 

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Very. these were designed to raise worn out springs. or a temporary fix for hauling something.
 

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I highly recommend the coil over springs that go over the shocks. Will add 1000-1500# load carrying capacity (so they claim) to the car.

I have used them on many cars in the past with excellent results, very safe, improves the ride and stability.

Autozone carries them, as does many other parts stores.

You can adjust the height by how much preload is on the spring.
 
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