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Any way to lower the rear in a 69 besides lowering leaf springs? I installed HD rear springs during the build but now that it is ready to roll, I want to drop the rear and front an inch. Already installed 620 springs in front. Will lowering blocks work on a non stock, higher horsepower car?
 

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Is there a source for the u-bolts which will need to be quite a bit longer than a mustang to deal with all the other stuff clamping down on the Cougar springs?
 

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A better way to do this is to have the springs re - arched. Every major city has a shop that works on leaf springs for big trucks. Cost is very reasonable, results are exactly what you want. Example: "I want my car to sit 2" lower than it does now". They will disassemble and re shape your springs so it does exactly that.
 

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Typically, the same spring shop described by Royce can provide you with custom length U-bolts.
Take them your old ones and tell them how much longer you need and they will bend them for you to match your axle diameter.
 

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Excellent advise from Royce and Vic, thank you.
 
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