Like the 3/4 kit this is all springs. With 2″ drop coils on the front you do lose travel and ride quality will suffer a little but the cost savings are real. The 3″ rear springs work great and it is the most economical way to get a 2″ front / 3″ rear drop! When you drop with coils you need to run shorter shocks,
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 are 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 […]
Coil springs and torsion bars are the easiest way to lower a truck. Let’s face it, you can for almost no money, either heat or cut coil springs. Torsion bars are even easier. Its so tempting, too many people have either turned back their torsion bars, or cut their springs and tried to live with […]
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!