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  1. MoparLeo

    Front disc brake conversion kits

    What do you mean exactly by "best?" Price? Stopping power? Factory setup? Aftermarket? Daily driving ? Weekend auto cross? Wheel fit selection ? Here is a standard go to from long ago, using all Mopar factory parts.
  2. MoparLeo

    Ground clearance issue - change torsion bars?

    Of course you haven't given us any details or pictures of your car. Is it a stocker ot Pro-mod ? What size are the tires and wheels ? What is the ride height set at ? More details = better help.
  3. MoparLeo

    Spongey brakes cant find the problem

    Sometime you can get air bubbles trapped in the calipers. And old fix is to tap the calipers with the bleeder open to force any bubbles to the top.
  4. MoparLeo

    Spongey brakes cant find the problem

    Common with 4 wheel disc conversions with mismatched parts. One thing that helps is to replace all the rubber lines with quality, braided steel lines. They won't expand under high pressures. Easy, cheap solution. Put drum brakes back on the rear. Don't need disc on the rear unless this is a...
  5. MoparLeo

    Alignment question

    How long has it been since it aligned last ? How many miles since then? It might be time anyway,they are only as good as the last alignment, the condition of the front suspension parts and how it has been driven since the last time.
  6. MoparLeo

    front suspension kit and disk brake kit many to choose...

    Agree. Stay with factory setup. Proven systems, easier to find parts for, more economical in cost. Many companies sell complete bolt n kits using stock based components...
  7. MoparLeo

    NOS 11 Rear Drums — is this a crack safe?

    The term for this type of rotor is " composite" As said before steel center/ cast outer drum.
  8. MoparLeo

    1967 Plymouth rear shocks coil assist

    Standard coil assists are for try to keep the car level under load if that is what you are looking to do. Be careful of overloading the upper shock mount. If you want to raise the vehicle, spring replacement is the proper way.
  9. MoparLeo

    Measuring Thrust Angle

    Here is some info for the members that are not familiar with what thrust angle actually means and what it does when out of spec. Mainly a rear axle alignment problem. Alignment Specs: Thrust Angle and Setback - Tire Review Magazine
  10. MoparLeo

    Shock installation question

    Have used KYB Gas-adjust for over 40 years on all my cars. No complaints.
  11. MoparLeo

    1970 Charger Rear Brake Hose

    I learned a long time ago to check my parts when I get them. As you say, wrong parts in package is not so rare.
  12. MoparLeo

    Caliper bracket issue/help

    Why not show the actual calipers and rotors that were on the car. That will tell us what you need to know.
  13. MoparLeo

    68 roadrunner suspension advice

    They even give members a discounted price. They are one of the site sponsors. Just click on the Forums key and scroll down. They are the first Vendor on the list.
  14. MoparLeo

    Input about LCA pivot tubes in K frame

    You want to use a thick washer and preferably a grade 8. Looks like a thin washer in your pic. You are putting the load on a very small surface with the thin one which could lead to premature wear.
  15. MoparLeo

    Upper Control Arms with P.S.T. Strengthening Plate Questions

    Turn your welder up and practice on a piece of similar thickness steel.
  16. MoparLeo

    Steering box self-centers, a little to the right.

    In this illustration the rear wheels want to track to the left, this pushes the front toward the right. To compensate with the steering wheel you would steer slightly left. So the steering wheel would be slightly crooked, pointing to the left, but you are going straight. The steering wheel can...
  17. MoparLeo

    Leaf Spring Advice

    You need to give more information. What are you trying to achieve ? Are you changing the ride height on the front as well ? Are you going to tow or carry more weight ? Are you trying to fit larger tires ?
  18. MoparLeo

    Steering box self-centers, a little to the right.

    Have the thrust angle checked. Excess thrust angle will make the steering wheel crooked even if the alignment on the front end is perfect. Also you need more caster. There are aftermarket upper control arms and offset bushing to allow more caster adjustment. Interpreting Angles: The Important...
  19. MoparLeo

    Front brake conversion

    So you want to compromise the spindles because of originality ??? The spindle size went larger in the later years for strength. Just save your old brakes and spindles complete if you want to ever sell or change back. Buy all new parts, you will be happier you did. More parts availability when...