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1964 Galaxie 500
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Owner-Chad
Location-Wahoo
1964 Ford Engine-390
Galaxie 500 Transmission-Toploader
Paint-Burnt black
This is Chad's hotrod. The 47 year old suspension has had it, time for a complete remove and replace of the suspension and braking system, with a few minor upgrades. The car should ride about three inches lower when complete, and corner with much less body roll.
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The bump stop is crushed by the oversized spring
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Same free length but rate is very different
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The Million Dollar Ride eliminator
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New control arm bushings and ball joints
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Thanks to Rare Parts for producing the
stainless steel Million Dollar Ride eliminator
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The Million Dollar Ride eliminator prevents
caster and camber changes under hard braking
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Larger anti-roll bar will keep body sway to a minimum,
urethane bushings to assist (this is a two ton car!)
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Everything is being refreshed, the backing
plates are the only remaining original brake parts
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A factory option for high performance and heavy
duty cars, 3x11 inch drums (and they work well)
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Thanks to Rare Parts for producing the
HP/HD ball bearing idler arm assembly
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Post installation... pretty even!
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Post alignment... pretty perfect!
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New rear suspension parts

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The old coilover helper springs just
made for a harsh ride
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