Ride height LM

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skipvair
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Ride height LM

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Want to level up mu nose down LM and would like someone to post profile pics of theirs with new Clark HD and Standard springs.


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65 Corsa 140 4 speed with Weber IDAs
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66vairguy
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Re: Ride height LM

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Covered here a few times.

Most just replace the old tired rear springs for a level stance (when new these cars were all nose high) and leave the old front springs in.

If you want a nose down look then folks cut a coil off the front spring.

The HD springs lower the car about an inch all the way around vs. stock springs.

On heavier rear cars (convertible and four doors with the heavy fold down rear seat) use the rear "Convertible" springs as they have a higher spring rate, without lowering the car like the HD springs.

Depends on the look/ride you want.

skipvair
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Re: Ride height LM

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skipvair wrote:Want to level up mu nose down LM and would like someone to post profile pics of theirs with new Clark HD and Standard springs.


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skipvair
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Re: Ride height LM

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Thats why i want to see pics. Someone cut the front springs on this in a previous life. I like a little low, I think. Want to see pics with HD springs all around.


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drewvair
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Re: Ride height LM

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The google machine is failing me. I've found the ride height numbers for EMs but not LMs. Can someone help a guy out? My car is a bit of a mystery to me as I bought it at auction. Thanks!
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