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How do I drop the ass end of my car??

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Blown 61, May 5, 2011.

  1. Blown 61
    Joined: Feb 22, 2005
    Posts: 266

    Blown 61

    ideas? 61 dodge with leaf springs. Thanks.
  2. davidvillajr
    Joined: Apr 4, 2005
    Posts: 1,013


    lowering blocks?

    sand bags in the trunk?

    get bags?

    Gambino's C-notch?

    lots of ways.

    We've got lowering blocks on the Grandpa' Car. They work OK, I'd prefer something else, but I gotta' go with what's free...

  3. slammed
    Joined: Jun 10, 2004
    Posts: 8,151


    De-arching. Reverse the eyelet's. Lowering block's. Aftermarket leaves ($$!!). How low, and how much dough?
  4. Blown 61
    Joined: Feb 22, 2005
    Posts: 266

    Blown 61

    I am shooting for the tail dragging look, I will try some blocks thanks.

  5. resqd37Zep
    Joined: Aug 28, 2006
    Posts: 3,217

    from Nor Cal

    Get a FAT girlfriend and make her ride in the back
  6. daddylama
    Joined: Feb 20, 2002
    Posts: 930


    fat girlfriends cost more than a couple parking blocks set in the trunk; they eat too damn much.
  7. dallasdrifter
    Joined: Apr 7, 2011
    Posts: 72

    from dallas tx

    3" lowering blocks and air shocks adjusted all the way down. Give's my rear end the tail drag look without dragging. until I can afford to bag it, i'll be satisfied with the way i have it set up now.
  8. Ravenwood
    Joined: Feb 26, 2009
    Posts: 237

    from Texas

    Let's see. It's fifty years old. Okay, give it a few more days and it will drop by itself. Anyways, when I was fifty was when mine dropped. :)
  9. Blocks are cheap and easy....
  10. old soul
    Joined: Jan 15, 2011
    Posts: 1,093

    old soul
    from oswego NY

    Drive up to it with a backhoe and drop the bucket on the trunk lid and pick up the front of the tractor.
  11. farmer12
    Joined: Aug 28, 2006
    Posts: 7,717


    Fat twins are usually used to get it right down to the ground. Can't get much lower than that.
  12. 23dragster
    Joined: Apr 22, 2011
    Posts: 264

    from U.S.

    Blocks are probably the easiest way.
  13. Finnrodder
    Joined: Oct 18, 2009
    Posts: 2,965

    from Finland

    That reminded me when i was in the school.There was a guy,who had a really small mazda and a really fat girlfriend.
    That girl got a nickname,lowering kit.Guess why?:D

    "Look,there that guy comes and he got lowering kit with him!!"

    Anyway,there are many ways to get your ride lower,but you probably have to notch the frame,if you want it really low.
  14. Dave Mc
    Joined: Mar 8, 2011
    Posts: 2,179

    Dave Mc

    Cheaper to buy their clothes than Feedem
  15. Lots and lots of batteries. Fill the trunk, that is true traditional low rider there.

    Otherwise there have been some other more plausible methods already mentioned.
  16. badshifter
    Joined: Apr 28, 2006
    Posts: 3,344


    Run 13's on the back.
  17. old soul
    Joined: Jan 15, 2011
    Posts: 1,093

    old soul
    from oswego NY

    Get rid of the leafs and weld the rear end to the frame humps.

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