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Old 12 Feb 2009, 04:13 pm
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I lowered my PT a bit to low....cant remember the brand but it slammed it....I did it several summers ago......is there anyway to raise it just a bit without buyin new springs????????
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Old 12 Feb 2009, 04:27 pm
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I lowered my PT a bit to low....cant remember the brand but it slammed it....I did it several summers ago......is there anyway to raise it just a bit without buyin new springs????????
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Old 12 Feb 2009, 06:20 pm
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You could buy adjustable KONI struts and shocks but that would cost you even more than the springs.

Showing my age here, we used to buy spring spacers to lift the back end up of our street cars when that was all the rage. Rubber spacers that wold fit between the rings of the rear springs. It would lift the rear up but you'd lose all the bonce of the spring so it road really hard, but heck we were kids. Those same spacers wouldn't work on the PT front struts though.
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Old 12 Feb 2009, 06:28 pm
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You have no choice. Replace the springs. You might be able to trade, to buy used or get for free if you pay for shipping. If you want stock try a salvage yard.
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Old 13 Feb 2009, 11:57 am
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You could buy adjustable KONI struts and shocks but that would cost you even more than the springs.

Showing my age here, we used to buy spring spacers to lift the back end up of our street cars when that was all the rage. Rubber spacers that wold fit between the rings of the rear springs. It would lift the rear up but you'd lose all the bonce of the spring so it road really hard, but heck we were kids. Those same spacers wouldn't work on the PT front struts though.
Hey crewzin do you remember them metal brackets you slid in between the spring?? and they had 2 bolts that you adjusted them with to open the springs up???
You had to put one on each side of the springs but they would rais the springs like 2-3 inches
Man the things we did when we were younger
And yes i had them rubber boots to raise the springs (remember where I come from it is NOT how low can you go but rather
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Old 13 Feb 2009, 12:05 pm
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The FORD's used to have a shackel at the end of the leaf spring that you could reverse and lift the rear end up about 4-6 inches. Easy and cheap.
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Old 13 Feb 2009, 12:19 pm
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yes they did OR you could make a longer one and try to make it strong enought not to bend when you romped it from a dead stop
heck we ever put 2x4;s between the axel and the frame to get it higher
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