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    Lowering frontend.

    Anyone know what would be involved in lowering front end on a 1980 Ford F100.Can it be done and how much work involved.(Without subframing)Thanks.

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    If it was me, I'd look for some after market dropped spindles. With the dual I Beam type suspension, you would run into camber problems if you drop it any other way.
    The older I get the less i know for sure Dennis

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    on ford i-beams you will need to go to aftermarket drop i-beams..go to AIM INDUSTRIES 1-800-289-9980 they gave me best prise on my drop i-beams for a ford one ton dulley i slamed to the ground.

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    Thanks for the info.May be working out a deal and only thing is the truck sits kinda high.Looks good but i like the low pro look.Thanks again,Randy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hotrod1024
    Thanks for the info.May be working out a deal and only thing is the truck sits kinda high.Looks good but i like the low pro look.Thanks again,Randy.
    same here on lowered.if i can drive over a speed bump then i think i'm to high.

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    Checked aimindustries website and couldnt find anything. Emailed the question to company.Thanks for advice,ill keep looking.

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    do you look at truckin much? there is always companies selling drop beams in there.. a friend of mine just ordered a 3/4 drop for an 81 f150 yesterday.. ill try to find out who he got it from

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    Thanks for all the info guys.It was all very helpful but deal feel through and did not rade.I did check aim and was very helpful.Guy i was gonna trade lives too far away and we were unable to arrange transporting both vehicles for trade.Thanks again guys.


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