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How can I lower my 84 Caprice CHEAPLY?

I would like to get it down around 2 inches front and rear. Is there other front and rear coils from something else that will get it down? I have two pick a part salvages close to me and I think coil springs are $12 a piece.
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im running 2" drop springs from a company in CA with tokico blue shocks. with stock 15" wheels it rode firm with little roll. im now running 20x8.5 with 225/40 all around and its rougher but still smooth and handles like no caprice should. i never bottom the suspension out and nothing rubs...even at full lock. speed bumps are no problem and only the muffler ever barely scrapes, and thats only due to sagging. check out my pics..any other questions just ask i just re did the whole.car last winter
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Fill it with fat chicks.

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chop the springs a bit.
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Let the air out of the tires.

1978 Caprice Classic Landau
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even with the two inch drop and LOADED with fat chicks i, i dont scrape...YEAH BUDDY!!!

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1978 Caprice Classic Landau
350 2-bolt, stock 4bbl
Stock rebuilt TH350
Edelbrock performer cam + intake
Dual 2 1/2" Flowmaster exhuast (waiting to be installed)
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95 9C1 3.08 posi
4 wheel disc brakes!
16x8 American Racing Baja's with 225/60/16 Pirelli P4's

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