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1947-54 Chevy Pickup Front Dropmember, Coilovers

$1,999.00

Quick Overview

The Version 7 Dropmember 1947-54 Front coilover suspension system is a modular bolt-in sub-frame assembly engineered to incorporate Porterbuilt and C10 based suspension components.

ALL DROPMEMBER KITS INCLUDE MOTOR MOUNTS AND RACK & PINION HARDWARE.
When combined with a 2.5” drop spindle and 28” tall tire, the bottom of the cab will sit approx. 5-6" inches off the ground at ride height.


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$1,999.00

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The Version 7 Dropmember 1947-54 Front coilover suspension system is a modular bolt-in sub-frame assembly engineered to incorporate Porterbuilt and C10 based suspension components.
ALL DROPMEMBER KITS INCLUDE MOTOR MOUNTS AND RACK & PINION HARDWARE. When combined with a 2.5” drop spindle and 28” tall tire, the bottom of the cab will sit approx. 5-6" inches off the ground at ride height.


Basic Kit Includes:

  • - Frame Rail Assembly
  • - Main crossmember assembly
  • - Inner truss support system
  • - Motor mounts (SBC and GEN3 are available)
  • - Rack & Pinion hardware
  • - Grade 8 hardware for installation

Does not come powdercoated.


Advantages Include:

  • - Revised suspension geometry for improved performance and ride quality
  • - Rack and pinion steering for increased steering response
  • - Proper wheel center-line placement (sets the wheel center-line in the middle of the wheel well opening for a more balanced look)
  • - Added ground clearance over factory components
  • When combined with a 2.5” drop spindle and 28” tall tire, the bottom of the cab will sit approx. 5-6 inches off the ground at ride height.

    The 1947-54 Dropmember coilover system is only compatible with Porterbuilt Tubular Control Arms.

    The 1947-54 Dropmember coilover system DOES require modification of the factory inner fenders.

    Designed to be paired with our Dropmember rear coilover system.


    Options & Upgrades

    Porterbuilt Tubular Control Arms

    Porterbuilt tubular control arms are built using thick-wall DOM tubing and CNC cut 3/16 pickeled plate steel. All bushing pivot tubes and ball joint cups are TIG welded.

    Rack & Pinion

    Unisteer Rack & Pinion kits have everything you need to switch over to a standard ratio rack & pinion. Available in power or manual. Don't forget to add hoses and steering linkage.

    Ridetech Coilovers

    Ridetech Handling Quality (“HQ”) Coilover Series - The HQ coil-over allows the driver to tune and adjust the shock performance and/or ride quality at the turn of a knob located on the shock body. The HQ series is a rebound single adjustable shock.

    Ridetech Track Quality (“TQ”) Coilover Series - The TQ coilover has a single rebound adjustment and a DUAL stage [high speed and low speed] compression adjustment. It uses a remote reservoir that is connected with a 30" braided line for easy installation in a variety of installation applications.

    Sway Bar

    This 1.25″ OD swaybar is manufactured by Porterbuilt, and is available for factory crossmember and Dropmember equipped trucks. It includes all mounting hardware.

    Spindles & Brakes

    CPP 2" Modular Drop Spindles - One-piece nodular iron design with pressed in alloy steel axle pin; installs with no modifications; allows early years to update to larger bearing. Lowers your truck 2" without moving the wheels out.

    CPP 2.5" New School Old School Drop Spindles - Cast from the highest quality Ductile Iron with 4140 Chrom-moly CNC machined pins. Accepts factory ball joints and tie rod ends. Designed to use 1971-87 1-1/4” rotors, calipers and bearings.

    CPP Modular™ Drop Spindle Wheel Kits - Available in 5 or 6 lug, comes with 2" drop spindles, 12" rotors, and CPP calipers.

    CPP Drop Spindle Big Brake Wheel Kit - Available in 5 or 6 lug, includes 2" drop spindles, 13" rotors, and CPP calipers.

    Wilwood Forged Narrow Superlite 6R Big Brake Front Brake Kit (Hub) - Billet forged six-piston calipers with 14” rotors deliver the ultimate combination for braking power and style. These kits require the use of 18” and larger wheels. Only available for 5 lug applications.

    Porterbuilt Transmission Crossmember

    Porterbuilt transmission crossmembers are built using thick-wall 1.5" OD tubing and CNC cut 3/16 pickeled plate steel. Includes the necessary grade 8 hardware for installation.

    Additional Information

    Typical Production Time: 10-12 Weeks
    CA PROP 65 WARNING CALIFORNIA WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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