It's probably time for new bushings and ball joints, why not get them already installed in a new Calmax Lower Arm and have 3" of drop as a bonus! From our factory, new ball joints, mounting shafts with urethane bushings and urethane bumpstops are installed. You can literally take it out of the box and install in the factory location with out doing anything else, sweet! In fact click here to see exactly what that looks like Stacy David Knucklebuster GearzTV
The rear is a simple flip kit where you move the axle from beneath the leaf spring to on top of the leaf spring. No “C-section” required on your C-10 because the frame has plenty of relief built in and even though you’ve “flipped it you still have plenty of travel! Tech Tip: If your U-bolts are in bad shape, a very real possibility on a 30 - 40+ year old truck, you may consider this kit DJM2456-3/5LTD. Same as this kit with a flip kit that includes new U-bolts and leaf spring spring plates!
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 1409 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 2100 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!