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Offline 1FSTLS1

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Front suspension w LS1?
« on: August 03, 2011, 09:05:53 AM »
Any of you guys done a LS1 swap if so what did you do with your front suspension.  Think my car had a 403 in it originaly but now it sits way to high in the front with the new LS1.  Should I go with new springs and drop spindles? 
1999 Silver Z28
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Offline Frode_skj

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Re: Front suspension w LS1?
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2011, 09:27:27 AM »
Little question for you :P How much weight did you lose with that swap?
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Re: Front suspension w LS1?
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2011, 10:11:02 AM »
Not sure but over 100lbs probably more.  LS1 is less than the BB olds I had in there.
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Re: Front suspension w LS1?
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2011, 10:41:29 AM »
It's 100 lbs lighter than a Chevy 350, iron block...... My car with cut front hotchkis springs sits at stock height..... Ls1/4l60e trans, I'm eventually going to a coil over. Drop spindles are supposed to be bad on the suspension geometry..... I can sell you my springs if you are interested?
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Re: Front suspension w LS1?
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2011, 11:15:03 AM »
May be how much?
1999 Silver Z28
1981