i would use a stiffer spring up front..i ran 3 ton witth real good results....butt you could use your sttock front coils on the rear coil over sett up..Originally posted by hystro@Sep 19 2005, 11:46 AM~3843372
so i would keep my stock springs up front and just cut them down and use them with the cylinders?
someone thinks they know more than they do!!!Originally posted by KINGLOWNESS@Sep 18 2005, 11:04 PM~3840168
ALSO I wouldn't C notch it at all The ASTRO IS NOT "FULL FRAME" AND THAT WILL WEAKEN IT QUITE A BIT
An Astro is a Uni-body and doesn't have a frame. The front suspension is the same as a Caprice not a g-body.Originally posted by LAC'N_NOTHING@Sep 20 2005, 03:18 PM~3851851
someone thinks they know more than they do!!!
astro vans sit on the same frame as an s-10 or s-15
the asttro is indeed a unibody.......i notttched ittt and reinforced it with a bridge...be carful welding he notch because since itt is unibody it has "frame rails "made of sheett mettal ..ihad no probs...tthe front is simalar to all gm front suspension.....ive also heard of puttting an asttro on a s10 frame......havent seen it yetttOriginally posted by yetti@Sep 20 2005, 05:54 PM~3853283
An Astro is a Uni-body and doesn't have a frame. The front suspension is the same as a Caprice not a g-body.
i know my 88 astro had a frameOriginally posted by yetti@Sep 20 2005, 08:54 PM~3853283
An Astro is a Uni-body and doesn't have a frame.
ok butt unless someone completley customized a frame under tthe van ...itt wouldnt be a full frame from tthe factory........i guarantee !Originally posted by LAC'N_NOTHING@Sep 24 2005, 10:15 PM~3879660
i know my 88 astro had a frame
it was not unibody
i know this cuz i wraped it with 3/16 steel all 4 sides
the upper and lower control arms are like a 80's caddy or caprice