Front Suspension Budget rebuild?

Discussion in 'Maverick/Comet Projects' started by TheRushing429, Apr 30, 2023.

  1. Jaybee

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    That's a good explanation of the Shelby/Arming drop. It's a basic and significant improvement to the poor stock suspension geometry of all Falcon-chassis cars.

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    The drop is good for a lot of cars. They do it to the first gen Firebirds and Camaros as well as version using taller spindles on first gen a body Chevelles and their cousins.
     
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    It's not like the manufacturers didn't know they were compromising the handling of the cars with that sort of camber curve. It's just that in those days it was considered a good idea for the front of the car to start plowing early. Now we expect our cars to handle better, and that changes things.
     
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    Shoot, they handled amazing compared to the cars of the 50's! Everything is a compromise in auto manufacturing, back then they wanted a cushy ride.
     
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