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#565281 - May 29th 2012 2:45 am Lowering G10
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Registered: June 21st 2011 12:47 am
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Wondering the best way to lower a G10 Van. Are there any kits on the market. Low cost options, etc.

Thanks

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#565286 - May 29th 2012 6:34 am Re: Lowering G10 [Re: NE_Wraps]
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#565300 - May 29th 2012 8:17 am Re: Lowering G10 [Re: Wizard78]
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Will do, Thanks

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#565321 - May 29th 2012 9:34 am Re: Lowering G10 [Re: NE_Wraps]
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Welcome.
You can go springs or spindles or both.
But either way you must post pictures! Might be a law, I don't know. grin
Some info on dropped spindles here:
http://www.vanning.com/threads/ubbthreads.php/topics/214159/1.html

There are many other posts on this, just do a search and they should pop up.
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#565322 - May 29th 2012 9:35 am Re: Lowering G10 [Re: NE_Wraps]
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What year is the van?
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#567994 - June 12th 2012 12:46 am Re: Lowering G10 [Re: River_Rat]
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Registered: June 21st 2011 12:47 am
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Hello, my van is a 90' G10.
I don't know where to get springs to lower my van. Are there other springs that will be compatible like 73-87 Chevy?
Future plans is to bag it with 3 or 4 link and mini tubs.
That's a long way off so for now I really want to just get it dropped as cheaply as possible.
I have a real good spring company out here that will re-arch me leafs, so that leaves lowering coils in the front to locate.
I have some pics on Car Domain of my van, will post progress on there as well.

http://www.cardomain.com/gallery/12033947

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#567995 - June 12th 2012 12:57 am Re: Lowering G10 [Re: CatFish]
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Registered: June 21st 2011 12:47 am
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Hey Catfish,

Do you know where I can get lowering springs for my van ? 1990 G10. DO you have pics of your Chevy lowered and how much was it lowered ?
I have a company that is going to re-arch the rear leafs for me but need to get front springs.

Thanks

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#568003 - June 12th 2012 6:40 am Re: Lowering G10 [Re: NE_Wraps]
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Summit will have 'em or you can check with your local low-rider shops. The problem you'll have with most mail order places like Summit or Jegs is they don't have a listing for vans. You'll need to order springs for a mid-eighties pick-up.
If you've never done any suspension lowering, hit your local car shows and talk to the clubs you see there. They usually know more about local sources that can save you a ton of time and effort.
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