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how do you lower a 62 corvair?

i dont know jack shit about this as i worked with aircooled vws. any info is great, level of diffculty, tools needed , materials needed, etc... help out a kiddo finish his 75% done 62 rat rod corvair. ideas on how to hook it up is also valued(i dont want to hear how you dont like corvairs, or nader this, or your friend flipped one, or blew an engine, or how they are unsafe because all of it is bullshit)

Asked By: John P - 12/14/2007
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The front suspension is a standard A-arm coil spring type which means you can cut the springs (do 1/2 coil at a time until you get the height you want) using an abrasive cut off tool. Be aware cutting coils off springs will stiffen your ride some. Option 2 is to buy a set of coil springs wound for the lower height... More
Answered By: hemirrhoid - 12/14/2007
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Answered By: Femur P - 12/14/2007
 
Wow I thought I was the only one whom remembers Ralph Nader. I still have old Car and Driver magazines about him. Anyways, I had a friend that wanted to do the same thing with his Corvair. He turned to the Dupont Registry. In it, he found many race prepped Corvairs being sold by their owners. He contacted one, and he... More
Answered By: jmb162000 - 12/14/2007
 
I wouldn't attempt it in stock form--although the 1962 'Vair's twin-double-wishbone front suspension is tolerant of a slam, the rear suspension only has one U-joint at the inboard end of each axleshaft--shades of the pre-1970 Volkswagen Type 1--so rear camber is a serious problem... More
Answered By: B. C. Schmerker - 12/15/2007
 
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