Corvette suspension height

Asked by May 04, 2011 at 03:16 PM about the 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 69 Vette coupe that I did a body off restoration.  Originally, the car set low on the suspension (wheels filled the openings and looked great).  Now, after re-assembly using the same front and rear springs, rims and tires (however, all new poly suspension parts and body mounts), the car sets like a mud jumper.  What can I do to lower it back to original?

1 Answer

25

Have you driven it since reassembly? If not, take it around the block and let the suspension settle. If there were no spring changes, height should not be off. But the suspension will bind in positive camber position if they have been in the air for a while ( they won't just slide on the concrete).

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Corvette Questions

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 2,150
#2 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 1,360
#3 Vincent Parker
Vincent Parker
Reputation 1,240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
137 Great Deals out of 35,623 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang
329 Great Deals out of 45,942 listings starting at $2,000
Used Dodge Challenger
142 Great Deals out of 24,419 listings starting at $8,500
Used Porsche 911
95 Great Deals out of 4,430 listings starting at $11,900
Used Dodge Charger
230 Great Deals out of 27,478 listings starting at $1,997
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
59 Great Deals out of 3,089 listings starting at $3,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 10,456 listings starting at $44,711
2016 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 1,841 listings starting at $42,999
2015 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 715 listings starting at $39,900
2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 789 listings starting at $38,685
2013 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 346 listings starting at $26,999