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Hey!

Has anyone lowered their cat (68 XR7) before. I'm considering giving mine a more aggressive stance, but on the fence. I'm not sure how to do it, and what it may look like.
I'm running stock 14's with caps, but might change rims to 15-16's magnum 500's??

That reminds me....does anyone know where to find 15" steel rims? I may just refinish and add beauty rings, maybe small moon cap/dog dish.

thanks...glad to be back!!
 

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There is plenty of info about that here. The "Shelby Drop" is one of them. Also, I asked about which should come first...lowering and then rims or rims and then lowering and the recommendation was lowering and the fitting rims and tire to the finished height.
 

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This is my 68 XR7, I used 1970 used front springs, and cut one full coil. 15x7 wheels with 225 tires.
<a href="http://s174.photobucket.com/albums/w115/CougarCJ/?action=view&current=MVC-002S.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w115/CougarCJ/MVC-002S.jpg" border="0" alt="more restomod"></a>
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Air bags are probably the best option. gives you the option to lower car when you like or raise it when you fell like having it sit up high. Also can raise and lower front or back as desired on demand. Found many of the kit supplier have decent instructions. Does mean removing the majority or your existing suspension...
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Cut front coil spring, and lowering block in back, this way is cheap and can be reversed if needed. IMO
 
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