Vanning.com logo
Boxdin
Site Navigation


Advertisements
Recent Posts
WTB 75 G30 Front Sway Bar
by Blue55. August 22nd 2019 4:05 pm
Selling my 89 Ford E150- $3000 Tacoma, WA
by Just4fun1991. August 22nd 2019 3:35 pm
Boogie Affair "Van's A Rockin" Greenfield MA
by OVANNER. August 22nd 2019 12:02 pm
1990 Ford Econoline San Antonio, Texas 3,500 obo
by Into666Oblivion. August 21st 2019 11:28 pm
What Did You do To your Van Today?
by Deathorvictory. August 21st 2019 8:03 pm
DrvnCryn
by Blackbird. August 21st 2019 6:38 pm
Looking for a van club.
by Wizard78. August 21st 2019 5:22 pm
84 G20 LS Swap Project
by Just4fun1991. August 21st 2019 3:52 pm
Looks like a van but its NOT
by Just4fun1991. August 21st 2019 1:12 pm
the prodigal son (of a vanner)
by CatFish. August 21st 2019 11:03 am
Featured Links
Vanning.Com is a an authorized Amsoil Dealer


Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
73’ g20 front wheels rub - 235/75/15 - cool spring booster/leveling kit #738348
July 17th 2018 2:23 am
July 17th 2018 2:23 am
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 13
Kenai, AK, Usa
S
Schmitty Offline OP
stranger
Schmitty  Offline OP
stranger
S
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 13
Kenai, AK, Usa
The previous owner put air shocks on all 4 corners and they leak. The rims stick out a bit and the front wheels rub. I’d like to put some 60 series rubber on it. Not really wanting to put air shocks back on it.

I’d like to install a 1” coil spring booster up front . Does anybody know the spring diameter ? 1” is how much the air shock lifts the front. Refilling the shocks every morning is getting old

Re: 73’ g20 front wheels rub - 235/75/15 - cool spring booster/leveling kit [Re: Schmitty] #738385
July 18th 2018 2:32 pm
July 18th 2018 2:32 pm
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 21
Florida
7
72vanman Offline
stranger
72vanman  Offline
stranger
7
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 21
Florida
Maybe change the offset on your rims and have them tuck under your fenders. I have 60's on my b-300 dodge and they are fine.(235 -TA's) Had to buy special rims. I went from a 16.5 8 bolt to a 15" 8 bolt 8.5" wide, US Indy Mag.

Last edited by 72vanman; July 18th 2018 2:34 pm.
Re: 73’ g20 front wheels rub - 235/75/15 - cool spring booster/leveling kit [Re: Schmitty] #738399
July 18th 2018 6:47 pm
July 18th 2018 6:47 pm
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 344
NY
J
jcd74 Offline
enthusiast
jcd74  Offline
enthusiast
J
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 344
NY
Just use fresh springs, a lesson I learned the hard way. I wanted to lift my 89 G30 so I got new lowers, tubular uppers, and spring spacers. Did all the work and got some lift, tires still rubbed. Thought I'd try fresh springs and while I was at it I ditched the spacers, I noticed a difference in the springs while I had it apart. I got another 3/4" lift with out the spacers. The old springs looked good. If you take a tape measure and measure inside the spring from the LCA up to the spring seat you should have 10 inches.

Re: 73’ g20 front wheels rub - 235/75/15 - cool spring booster/leveling kit [Re: Schmitty] #738400
July 18th 2018 6:51 pm
July 18th 2018 6:51 pm
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 344
NY
J
jcd74 Offline
enthusiast
jcd74  Offline
enthusiast
J
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 344
NY

Re: 73’ g20 front wheels rub - 235/75/15 - cool spring booster/leveling kit [Re: Schmitty] #739031
August 05th 2018 12:59 pm
August 05th 2018 12:59 pm
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 13
Kenai, AK, Usa
S
Schmitty Offline OP
stranger
Schmitty  Offline OP
stranger
S
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 13
Kenai, AK, Usa
Snagged some shorter tires from the auto recycler 205/65/15s up front. Looking at some 275/60s for the rear.

Attached Files
Re: 73’ g20 front wheels rub - 235/75/15 - cool spring booster/leveling kit [Re: Schmitty] #739032
August 05th 2018 1:01 pm
August 05th 2018 1:01 pm
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 13
Kenai, AK, Usa
S
Schmitty Offline OP
stranger
Schmitty  Offline OP
stranger
S
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 13
Kenai, AK, Usa
Here’s another

Attached Files
Re: 73’ g20 front wheels rub - 235/75/15 - cool spring booster/leveling kit [Re: Schmitty] #739033
August 05th 2018 1:06 pm
August 05th 2018 1:06 pm
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 13
Kenai, AK, Usa
S
Schmitty Offline OP
stranger
Schmitty  Offline OP
stranger
S
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 13
Kenai, AK, Usa
Before I welded the exhaust onto the new glass packs

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nZFxtAT2EvM


Moderated by  Astro 

Donate


Upcoming Events
discovery
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 1 guest and 3 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
VanDownByTheRiver, Cheese, kantstopdadude, Filthy87, samISjamming
11084 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
frscke1 50
NEmery 48
CatFish 43
kursed 31
Wedgy 30
Forum Statistics
Forums68
Topics36,249
Posts523,222
Members11,084
Most Online177
May 8th, 2013

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1