You want the Deep Drop, like in the weeds kinda drop, right? You know of course there will be sacrifices made, right. The big sacrifice here, your five inches closer to the ground, still sporting the factory coil springs and able to set your alignment to factory specs, thats not much of a sacrifice! Calmax Control Arms make this possible, you just can't get that with spindles and springs. If you could we would build it. Upper and lower control arms are the key, this set of arms allowed us to build you a 5" drop around the factory strut that retains full suspension travel and factory ball joint angles. Ball joints move freely without binding and your able to dial in the factory alignment specs! You'll love they way you look!
The rear is done by a flip kit and longer leaf spring shackles to get down a full 7″. The flip kit features frame supports for the “C”-notch and DJM’s exclusive pinion adjustable axle brackets. You just can’t find this anywhere else, a big DJM difference!
In case your wondering why 2 different shock part numbers in the rear? Your factory shock mounts are staggered, one in front and one behind the rear axle, since your going to the trouble to lower why not have the optimum length shock for each side! Calmax Supershock number 1800 is for the drivers side.
In case your wondering why 2 different shock part numbers in the rear? Your factory shock mounts are staggered, one in front and one behind the rear axle, since your going to the trouble to lower why not have the optimum length shock for each side! Calmax SuperShock number 1900 is for the passenger side.
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 […]
1999 Chevy Silverado Suspension Drop by DJM 4/6 DJM Calmax Complete Drop Kit Install Originally published in 1999 1999 Silverado with 4/6 Calmax kit by DJM The essence of restyling is changing a stock vehicle from what the manufacturer considers beautiful to what the restyler thinks is better. Suspension modification is a good example. Consider […]