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LOW static dropped drivers

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by The Shocker, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. htweelz
    Joined: Aug 21, 2007
    Posts: 126

    from Maryland

    Absolutely. That is the definition of cool!:cool:
  2. 65Chevy
    Joined: Jul 3, 2009
    Posts: 4


    Here's some pictures of my cousins truck. A 51 Chebby 3100 lowered 6" all around.
  3. ibcalaveras
    Joined: May 30, 2006
    Posts: 599


    Here my parts chaser. it's static dropped.

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  4. peeduh
    Joined: Aug 26, 2007
    Posts: 70

    from atx

  5. flatout51
    Joined: Jul 26, 2006
    Posts: 996


    Bring back this thread. Let's see more low static drop!!! Heres my shoebox coupe 20190808_174016.jpeg 20190730_114524.jpeg

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  6. Front cross member is the lowest point underneath at about 3.5 inches-goes down the road just fine-a sharp driveway can usually be navigated at an angle without catching the bumper
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  7. These are/were my lowest. Bags pfffftttt! 136.JPG 010.JPG
  8. Here's my '50 juice, no assist. Actually rides like a dream and glides right down the road without hitting too much if you watch what you are doing.

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  9. treb11
    Joined: Jan 21, 2006
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  10. Grumpy
    Joined: Jan 28, 2003
    Posts: 2,567

    from NE Ohio

  11. My F100.
    FRONT: reversed spring eyes, 3 inch drop axle, 3 leaves removed, rear hanger sectioned 2 inches, still need to do a 2 inch kick on the frame at the front hanger.
    REAR: reversed spring eyes, 3 leaves removed, rear hangers moved up 2 inches, extended rear shackles, flipped front hangers, still could move flipped front hanger up 2 inches.
  12. flatout51
    Joined: Jul 26, 2006
    Posts: 996


    This cars pretty low considering it has 28.5" tall tires all the way around. 5" dropped Sids axle, reverse eye main with leaves removed in the front. Chassis engineering low parallel leaf kit in the rear. Will probably get a lowering block to level it out this winter. IMG_20191003_182438_837.jpeg IMG_20191003_182438_840.jpeg

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  13. My 59 Mercury was a pretty low static car that I drove every day for a lot of years...[​IMG]

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  15. Country Joe
    Joined: Jan 16, 2018
    Posts: 263

    Country Joe

    My 36 Dodge is 3 inches off the pavement at the running boards dodge (9).jpg
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  16. hillbilly4008
    Joined: Feb 13, 2009
    Posts: 2,917

    from Rome NY

    Got any more pics of that '48? Side shot perhaps? Specs on the suspension setup?
  17. Only about 3.5" off the running board brackets. The Axle is the lowest point, so I figure if I can run it over I will be fine. If it hits the axle.....Well lets not think about that. No scrub line concerns, even with the tall sidewall tires.
    Only trouble I have had is occasionally dragging a running board over a speed bump when I am straddling it so I take big ones at an angle.

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  18. krbstr
    Joined: Jul 18, 2016
    Posts: 37


    My old ‘50 pulling in the LSRU. Frame was about 3” off the pavement. Rode ok for what it was and only got stuck on one speed bump!

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  19. The front splash apron was 3" from the ground. HRP

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    My '29 with a '35 axle & reversed eye spring...
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    My '46 had a GM sub with 2" drop spindles and 2" drop springs...
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    My '63 C10 with '84 C10 crossmember swap, 2" drop spindles and 2" drop springs...
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  23. Gman0046
    Joined: Jul 24, 2005
    Posts: 6,260


    2" drop spindles and cut coils in the rear. Just a tad too low. Speed humps can be a problem, drive shaft hits the floor with passengers in the back seat and luggage in the trunk. IMG_0812.JPG
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  24. Knghtcadi
    Joined: Oct 17, 2016
    Posts: 363


    That’s beautiful, can you give me all the details how you dropped it and wheel and tire sizes it looks spot on

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  25. 18n57
    Joined: Jun 29, 2007
    Posts: 577


    IMG_3546.JPG I drove this, using some care in driveways, etc

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  26. j hansen
    Joined: Dec 22, 2012
    Posts: 1,799

    j hansen

    Mine is a little too low sometimes. Skärmavbild 2019-10-12 kl. 06.51.36.png
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  27. 2935ford
    Joined: Jan 6, 2006
    Posts: 3,438


    Mine is right where I want it. Now to soften up those rear coilovers!
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  28. ...all my rides have static drop, my55 is probly the lowest....BTW, you know why we lower our cars?...cuz most of us are "down to earth people". lol
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