Need advice for parts

69hurstolds

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Yeah, the lowers should look more like this...

 
Bri guy

Bri guy

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I used these exact numbers on my car and no issues what so ever. just buy new bolts for the lowers.
So here's another dumb question. I know moog is suppose to be the go-to brand. Would it be wreckless to use dorman? Could get all arms for half the price (compared to moog) but would I really be sacrificing quality by choosing Dorman? Or would it be worth it to wait and buy moog?
 
69hurstolds

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So here's another dumb question. I know moog is suppose to be the go-to brand. Would it be wreckless to use dorman? Could get all arms for half the price (compared to moog) but would I really be sacrificing quality by choosing Dorman? Or would it be worth it to wait and buy moog?
That's the $64,000 question. Only you can answer. We can spend your money for you and say buy the Moog's, but if money is tight or for whatever other factors driving the decision, you have to make the call. I know it sucks.

If it were me, I'd buy the Moog parts even if I had to save up a bit more. Not saying Dorman is always bad, but a lot of times, you do get what you pay for.
 
Bri guy

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Fair enough. I will just relax. Car drives good enough to cruise for now. Maybe I will make this a winter project. Buy 1 part at a time or 2 to get that free shipping 😎 until I have everything I need.
 
Bri guy

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What would recommend to use for springs? After thinking about it, i think i would like a more aggressive stance.
 
fleming442

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If you don't get drop spindles, you'll have to cut some. I'm not a fan, but other people seem to be happy. Eibachs suck- too soft in the front. The OPGI lowering springs work very well, but may take a short forever to come in. My buddy got the 3" drops on the $200 Cutlass 7469.jpeg
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I have 2" drop spindles and Eibach rears with a 1" spacer
 
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Bri guy

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If you don't get drop spindles, you'll have to cut some. I'm not a fan, but other people seem to be happy. Eibachs suck- too soft in the front. The OPGI lowering springs work very well, but may take a short forever to come in. My buddy got the 3" drops on the $200 Cutlass View attachment 120314 View attachment 120316
I have 2" drop spindles and Eibach rears with a 1" spacer
I will put stock springs back in it. Didn't realize I would have to buy additional parts to make it work. Thanks
 
fleming442

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There a few ways to skin that cat, though. It all depends on what your goals and driving style/expectations are. The ghetto-fabulous way, for looks only, is to just torch the springs, and drop it on the bump stops. 2nd most economical would be to cut the front factory springs and put shorter F-body rear springs and isolator/locators in. Lowering springs and/or drop spindles are more expensive, but will perform better.
 

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