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Hi Guys
I need some help, I’m getting my front coils replaced with stock height coils for a big block!
They went in fine the car sat all weekend ready to put in rear leaf springs & front drivers coil has dropped down 1/14inches?
Any ideas any one else ever heard of this
It’s a 69 nova ss 396 car! Thanks
Any feed back appreciated Brian
 

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Did you move the car after setting it back down?
Tires could be stuck on the floor not letting the suspension settle in.
Just roll it back and forth a bit an see where you are.
 

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I'm assuming it dropped 1-1/4 inches? You will get some settling after a spring install. Did you drive it at all? That much settling seems excessive without hitting some bumps. Maybe the springs weren't seated exactly right in the lower arm and "popped" into the seat fully?
 

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In addition to what has already been stated, bad control arm bushings, bad ball joints, coil spring not indexed properly in the lower control arm, mismatched springs, bent frame, shock absorber problem, sway bar problem..

How did it sit before you changed the springs?
Why are you changing the springs?

Pictures would help us help you..
 

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The car sat fine before, had a helper in the drivers coil.
the springs were sbc & needed replacing. I just found out today that the lower drivers control arm is bent?
thanks
 
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