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I weighed a 15x6 centerline with a 215/70 tire and it was 33#. My steel wheels with 215/70 came in at 46#. Just an interesting fact The big block coil springs I had in it weighed 14# each and the new Moogs 12#.



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One good thing that you get with Global West and Moog is Made in America!Should have the rest of my frontend parts on Tuesday.Also I took a pic of a pic of my car with centerlines launching in Dallas at Superchevy IMG_20150404_232735_851[1].jpg



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Great picture

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That's a cover photo for sure!

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Got the frontend put back together. Car is sitting back on all fours for now. The front end feels very free!!!I went ahead and got the tubular upper control arms too.IMG_20150407_144114_662[1].jpgIMG_20150407_144949_386[1].jpgIMG_20150407_144908_314[1].jpg



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Well done.....she looks great!

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Well i got all the suspension components installed and shaved a little more weight off the car by replacing the power brake booster (17 pounds) with a wilwood aluminum master cyl (2 pounds).Really cleaned up the firewall.Next will probably be an aluminum waterpump, aluminum radiator,and some lighter wheels.For now I can tell you that it really pays to shop around. The coil springs varied in price from 59.00 to 120.00 for the same springs! Its rainy today so I probably won't get a test drive in but from dumping the clutch in the shop I can say the frontend really responds. This is gonna be fun! The car now sits about 1 inch taller all around but these springs should settle some.IMG_20150413_013330_350[1].jpgIMG_20150413_014107_873[1].jpgIMG_20150412_032009_317[1].jpgIMG_20150412_031617_099[1].jpgIMG_20150407_145032_886[1].jpg



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She looks great. Perfect stance.

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Well after getting all my new suspension installed I have done several test drives and I'm happy so far.Another addition has been an anti-sway bar on the rear suspension.I drove it a couple of times without any sway bar at all front or rear and that is dangerous.The rear sway bar I used is a pro touring model that is 15\16 diameter from spohn. They absolelutly do what they say!It has taken any twist and dive that it had and made it handle well. Even with no front bar it is predictable and driveable.Get one if you got a twist when launching!!!

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Nice

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Coming right along. Great choice in parts and manufacturers. Your rear sway bar is a definite must do for other A B and G body cars.

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Got a pair of weld draglites for the front of my chevelle.I'm gonna do the hubcap adapter setup from Steve over IMG_20150430_214250_850[1].jpgat v8buick.The adapters should be here next week and then I'll get some tires mounted and paint them.



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Awesome. You will love Steve's Adapters. Use some white grease on each tab of the adapter....as it is a really tight fit. Steve makes them tight as they will NOT come off when in drag use

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Post pics of the adapter set-up. Curious to see how it works.

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Ditto.

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Did a little tire swapping today just for fun (waiting on new rear wheels). The rear wheels with tires weigh 58# each on the steel wheels. The Americans weighed 49# each.The Belair looks good with steelies!IMG_20150507_172148_969[1].jpgIMG_20150507_172218_289[1].jpgIMG_20150507_173737_335[1].jpg



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I HAVE ALWAYS SAID.....IN THS HOBBY.....YOU NEED TO HAVE MULTIPLE CARS.....for reasons as these

FUN!

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OR, Multiple tire/rim sets...LOL I'm working on doing the same.

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Yummy!

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Got the hubcap adapters today, very nice quality!! I didn't realize they were aluminum,another plus.Yes the hubcaps fit very tight.Now for new tires,and some painting!!!IMG_20150508_204035_875[1].jpgIMG_20150508_204428_048[1].jpgIMG_20150508_204603_332[1].jpg



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