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hey guys,
im having trouble deciding which height of spring to order.
calvert offers +1, -1, -2.5 and stock height.
i kind of like my car the way it sits...maybe an inch TALLER.
thinking about going with the -1's.
this is not a question that calvert can really answer for me.
just wanted your thoughts from those who have them.

thanks in advance

steve
 

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I talked to them and wanted my 67 to sit the same and they recommended the 1 inch drop springs and it sat way to low.It is no problem they will work with you to achieve the height you want.i called and they said no problem we will send you out a different rear? half of the spring to try.They even included a return shipping label for the incorrect ones. Calvert Racing is a great company to deal with.
 

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I went with -2.5
I will have to check the spring rate weight.

IF you want your car the way it is.. go with stock height.

just a thought.
good luck
 

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I went with -2.5
I will have to check the spring rate weight.

IF you want your car the way it is.. go with stock height.

just a thought.
good luck
I talked to them and wanted my 67 to sit the same and they recommended the 1 inch drop springs and it sat way to low.It is no problem they will work with you to achieve the height you want.i called and they said no problem we will send you out a different rear? half of the spring to try.They even included a return shipping label for the incorrect ones. Calvert Racing is a great company to deal with.

thanks guys.
calvert said to try the stock spring, but my suspension guys are telling me to go lower. :confused:
i think i might try stock height...
 

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I have stock height splits on mine with a 1" lowering block. I wish I would have got the lowered springs!
i actually think yours sits nice!
do you have a pic or an idea of how much taller/higher it was with the stock split monos without the 1 inch lowering block?
did it actually lower it an inch?
i will post a pic of mine tonight.
thanks
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i actually think yours sits nice!
do you have a pic or an idea of how much taller/higher it was with the stock split monos without the 1 inch lowering block?
did it actually lower it an inch?
i will post a pic of mine tonight.
thanks
steve
The only other pics I have were when I got the car and it had air shocks with sagging monos. I am happy with how it sits ( I do want to lower the front about a 1/2-3/4" more) but I would rather it sit the way it does without the blocks! Hope this helps!!:yes:
 

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The only other pics I have were when I got the car and it had air shocks with sagging monos. I am happy with how it sits ( I do want to lower the front about a 1/2-3/4" more) but I would rather it sit the way it does without the blocks! Hope this helps!!:yes:
i also will lower mine 2-3 inches up front in the future.
heres how mine sits in the REAR and the way i THINK i wish to keep it...
 

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one more pic

you think i will maintain this stock height with the calvert stock height monos?
 

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you think i will maintain this stock height with the calvert stock height monos?
Is that a 275/60 in the rear? Your tire seems to fit just like mine , if so then yours appears to be lowered or sagged allready! It is easy to put a lowering block in if it sits to high but it hard to raise it back up if it is too low!
 

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Is that a 275/60 in the rear? Your tire seems to fit just like mine , if so then yours appears to be lowered or sagged allready! It is easy to put a lowering block in if it sits to high but it hard to raise it back up if it is too low!
yeah...
you should see the right side- it sits lower by one inch.
these are stock sagging monoleafs.
i like the left side but the right side sits too low for me.
i think im going to order the stock height split monos tomorrow.
thanks for your time.

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yeah...
you should see the right side- it sits lower by one inch.
these are stock sagging monoleafs.
i like the left side but the drivers side sits too low for me.
i think im going to order the stock height split monos tomorrow.
thanks for your time.

steve
You will be happy!! Like I said, you could always put a lowering block in it if it sits too high!
 

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All you need is a black hood and our cars would be twins!!:D
ive got the same 4inch harwood outlaw cowl on it...
you just cant see it from the pic.

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update

nice pics sooner1! what size is the back rim? thanks
the rear has:
275/60/15 Mickey Thompson ET Radials
15 x 8 inch Weld Pro Star Wheel with 5.5 inch back spacing.

FYI:
I just ordered th calvert split monos: -1 spring height with u bolts and other hardware, and rancho 99124 shocks.
will have to wait on the caltrac bars. this was expensive enough!

the guys at calvert are in fact great!

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the rear has:
275/60/15 Mickey Thompson ET Radials
15 x 8 inch Weld Pro Star Wheel with 5.5 inch back spacing.

FYI:
I just ordered th calvert split monos: -1 spring height with u bolts and other hardware, and rancho 99124 shocks.
will have to wait on the caltrac bars. this was expensive enough!

the guys at calvert are in fact great!

steve
I think you will be very happy. Let us know how the install goes!
 

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too high

hey guys,
i put the calvert split monos on the car.
this is the way it sits w/o the caltracs and shocks- i will mount them tomorrow.

this is the -1 spring, and i think it sits ~1.5 inches too high.
these springs did level my sagging springs but raised the car ~2 inches.

will they settle some, or should i consider swapping for the -2.5 spring?

thoughts appreciated,

thanks
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heres mine right after the install, with 225# springs, 2.5 inch drop with affco sliders.

Yours dont sit that high.They will settle some, but nut much, install the shocks and then decide on the swap, calvert will swap once, you pay to ship one way and they cover one as well.





Heres is one after springs settled...

 
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