Just because you have a little different leaf spring doesn't mean you can't customize! Here is a 3/5 kit with Calmax Control Arms in the front, new urethane bushings, mounting shafts and all steel ball joints practically replace all the moving parts in your front end and you get 3" of drop! To the rear situation, a 5" rear leaf spring flip kit designed for your 2.25" leafs, spring plates, u-bolts and axle locators are all you need to move the rear axle from below your factory leafs to the top and get that 5" drop. No big deal!
Careful now, this kit is for disc brakes only! If you have drums, no sweat click here!!
CALMAX SuperShocks are the best choice for your project. Here you can choose the correct front shock to work with these DJM parts. The 4 inch front drop means you need a shorter shock. Calmax Supershock part number 1309 is the perfect choice!
CALMAX SuperShocks is the best choice for your project. Here you can choose the correct rear shock to work with these DJM parts. The 5 inch rear drop means you need a shorter shock. Calmax SuperShock part number 1800 is the perfect choice!
Johnny Cash wrote a song about collecting a bunch of good working parts that were not designed to work together and found it doesn’t always end well! Don’t believe me, click up there! (Turn up your speakers) You can build a radical engine by combining parts made by different manufactures but you really have […]
Control arms or “A” arms or maybe “wishbones” are the components that attach the spindle/brake assembly to the frame. In almost every case there is an upper and lower arm. The lower arm is the big one, supporting the weight of the front end through a spring or torsion bar. The lower arm is where […]
The first thing to get off the table regarding “flip kits” is nothing is actually flipped! Simply put a flip kit moves the axle from beneath the leaf spring to on top of the leaf spring. The devil is in the details here and how its done is very important. When you place your axle […]
Watch all three episodes of GEARZ TV where Stacy David installs a DJM Calmax Lowering Kit with a SSBC Brake system. In this episode Stacy shows the condition of this good old 1973 C-10, then starts to fix all those issues!
In Episode 1 Stacy removed the factory suspension on this 1973 Chevy C10 and got ready to install a new lowering suspension. Here in episode 2, Stacy installs the front Calmax Control Arms Suspension along with an impressive brake upgrade from SSBC Performance Brakes
Stacy has dropped the front, installed the rear leaf spring shackles and hangers in the previous episodes. Now, Stacy upgrades those old ineffective rear drum brakes to high performance disc’s and installs the rear end, new wheels and tires and showing the finished makeover!