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1960-62 Chevy Pickup Front Dropmember, Coilovers

$1,499.00

Quick Overview

The Dropmember Front Coilover suspension system is designed to replace the factory cross-member and steering system. It is engineered as a modular bolt-in unit that requires no welding.



ALL DROPMEMBER KITS INCLUDE MOTOR MOUNTS AND RACK & PINION HARDWARE.

ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE LEVEL 2 TOURING.


When combined with a 2.5” drop spindle and 28” tall tire, the Level 2 Front will set the lowest point of the factory frame rails approx. 6-7 inches off the ground at ride height.


All packages include springs

Please note the different kits for 1971-72 Vehicles

NOTICE - Requires CPP 2" Modular Drop Spindle, 5 Lug Only

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$1,499.00

Details

Basic Kit Includes:

  • - 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.


Dropmember Level 1 Front Coilover

The Dropmember Level 1 Front suspension system is designed to replace the factory cross-member and steering system. Engineered as a modular bolt-in unit, its advantages include:

  • - Revised suspension geometry for improved performance and ride quality
  • - Rack and pinion steering for increased steering response
  • - Utilizes factory replacement C10 drop spindles and brakes
  • - Proper wheel center-line placement (sets the wheel center-line in the middle of the wheel well opening for a more balanced look)
  • - Narrowed trac-width (Level 1 narrows the trac- width .25” per side)
  • - Added ground clearance over factory components
  • - Retains factory inner fenders

When combined with a 2.5” drop spindle and 28” tall tire, the Level 1 Front will set the lowest point of the factory frame rails approx. 7-8 inches off the ground at ride height.

The Level 1 Coilover is only compatible with Porterbuilt Tubular Control Arms.

The Level 1 requires the use of a 30" column.

Designed to be paired with our Dropmember Level 1 Rear.


Dropmember Level 2 Front Coilover

The Dropmember Level 2 Front suspension system is designed to replace the factory cross-member and steering system. Engineered as a modular bolt-in unit, its 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)
  • - Narrowed trac-width (Level 2 narrows the trac- width approx. 1.25” per side)
  • - Added ground clearance over factory components

When combined with a 2.5” drop spindle and 28” tall tire, the Level 2 Front will set the lowest point of the factory frame rails approx. 6-7 inches off the ground at ride height.

The Level 2 Coilover is only compatible with Porterbuilt Tubular Control Arms.

When running the Level 2 Front, the engine placement is moved forward and up from its factory location.

The Level 2 Coilover DOES require modification the factory inner fenders.

Designed to be paired with our Dropmember Level 2 Rear.



Level 1

Level 2


Level 1

Level 2

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

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