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Old 02-21-2014, 01:51 AM
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I also cut two coils out of mine and I am sitting on factory bumpstops. Are you aswell sitting on the bumps? I thought about buying some thinner one from the local autoparts store.
Nope and I have a bbf in it too. Possibly the aftermarket I beams are lower where the bump stop hits. Or your springs are whopped.

I just checked out that crown suspension site I never heard of them but they seem to be decent. If your springs are shot I'd say go for the drop springs and let us know how it turns out.

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Seeing all the lowered trucks, I figured this would be the right place ask on lowering my truck. I have a 78 f350 regular cab 2wd on the 140in wheelbase. I want to drop about 3in front and rear, want to be low and level. Im not goin to use it for work, just show. What do you guys recommend?
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Seeing all the lowered trucks, I figured this would be the right place ask on lowering my truck. I have a 78 f350 regular cab 2wd on the 140in wheelbase. I want to drop about 3in front and rear, want to be low and level. Im not goin to use it for work, just show. What do you guys recommend?
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I'll answer this but ya really oughtta start a thread on lowering an F350 or searching this forum. Alternatively, here's a link to the tech thread sticky for general info on lowering. Scroll down to that section. http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/11...l#post14213910

The only game in town for an F350 is to use drop beams from Airbagit.com/ChassisTech. For the rear, a half spring hanger flip is the least involved which is about $25 in Grade 8 hardware and around $25 for axle shims to correct the pinion angle.
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Nope and I have a bbf in it too. Possibly the aftermarket I beams are lower where the bump stop hits. Or your springs are whopped.

I just checked out that crown suspension site I never heard of them but they seem to be decent. If your springs are shot I'd say go for the drop springs and let us know how it turns out.

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Hey droppedf100 what are the specs on your rear wheels again?
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going lower

Im running cut springs in the front along with a 1200 pound motor an a spring under in the rear. Its almost hitting the bump stops front an rear so im going to run I beams an c notch the rear next
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Im running cut springs in the front along with a 1200 pound motor an a spring under in the rear. Its almost hitting the bump stops front an rear so im going to run I beams an c notch the rear next
How bout starting a thread on your truck. Show how you swapped in the cummins and lowered your truck. My cummins swap is almost done but I'm sure more guys would love to see how it was done.
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How bout starting a thread on your truck. Show how you swapped in the cummins and lowered your truck. My cummins swap is almost done but I'm sure more guys would love to see how it was done.

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I have hundereds of pics on my face book an instagram

Bret Bowen from Sanford fl is the easy way to look me up as for instagram my user name is 79cummins

my truck is a red 1979 f150 short bed

running a 1995 12v cummins, international block an head, backed to a 47rh tranny. 9'' rear with a spool.

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Hey droppedf100 what are the specs on your rear wheels again?
Sorry this is late but they are 15x10 wheels with 5.5 backspace.

79 Cummings that's a cool truck you have there I'm sure it runs well too.
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I don't know about the attitude part but its lowered now.




Now I really need wider wheels out back.
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That's a super clean truck. I'm guessing you cut the front springs?
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That's a super clean truck. I'm guessing you cut the front springs?
Thank you, and yes, right about 1 coil.
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Haven't posted in a while, the truck has been sitting at my parents for about a year, but now it is back and I am going to get serious about the build. Doing a little metal surgery to the front with a 67 front, shaved the dentside trim, bumper bolts, and will be shaving the rear tailgate and flipping the handle. Still undecided how i will modify the gas fuel doors since the whole truck will be smooth. Here are some rough pics of the what is currently being done.

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Been wanting to post a pic of my little dent side. Bought it to take me and the grand daughter fishing. We live in snow country where they will soon be salting the roads so I will be putting it away and covering it up for winter soon. Fun being a part of the board
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