Introduction and suspension questions

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  1. Dave532

    Dave532 Well-Known Member

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    Greetings,

    I am a relatively new to this forum and B Bodies in general.
    I recently purchased a finished (paint and body) 69 Charger shell
    without suspension or drivetrain. I was hoping to ask for some
    advice from others concerning a couple things:

    1. I have decided on a tubular K front end from MF, RMD or Gest.
    Can anyone give me some feedback on the 2" drop spindles?
    Appearance? Bump steer? I come from a strong road racing
    background and this car may see a track day or two. I would
    not drag race it. I plan on 18" wheels.

    2. Rear end; I don't plan on having more than a 500 hp Gen III
    Hemi with a 5 or 6 speed Tremec. I understand the 8 3/4 (742),
    Ford 9 inch and Dana 60 are all options. I understand the last 2
    would probably be overkill for a non-drag car? I also
    don't mind keeping the weight down. I would be installing
    a 4 link kit as well...vendor unknown at this time.

    I appreciate the time...the last 'muscle cars' I owned were
    Firebirds 25 years ago and I have been out of the loop for a
    while. The search function is invaluable and it did get me far
    enough to ask the questions above.

    -Dave
     
  2. Car Nut

    Car Nut Well-Known Member

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    Great questions, I haven't reach that far on the suspension on my Charger. I'm sure someone will chime in.

    :welcome: aboard Dave!

    Make sure to post on the "Welcome Wagon" thread, tell us about yourself/car and post some pictures of your shell, we're not picking.
     
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    • kiwigtx

      kiwigtx International Mod Staff Member FBBO Gold Member

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      Welcome to FBBO.....see you in the Welcome Wagon. :thumbsup:
       
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