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C5 & C6 Corvette Drop Spindles


The Corvette suspension has always been ahead of itself. However it did have its short falls from 1963-1996. In 1997 the new C5 Corvette Suspension was revised to get it a new upper A-Arm, which went along way with helping the Corvette against the competition. With the new body style and new suspension and a new LS1 engine, the Corvette was now the sports car that other manufactures were comparing themselves to instead of the other way around.

The design of the suspension geometry was proved over and over again on the race tracks from all over the world. The new C5’s were a threat no matter what series they showed up in. The racing miles that were being put on them were a great help in finding any weak spots in the factory suspension components. Two things that were notable, first when the car was lowered the suspension did not seem to work as well, and two when adding serious brakes the spindle support brake bolt bosses could be a weak point by shearing off.

While the latter of the two was an odd occurrence, it was something that you did not want to happen no matter how rare it was.*LG Motorsports has developed a billet spindle that eliminates both issues just described. This drop spindle lowered the car by 1″ while still maintaining the factory suspension geometry. The brake boss is also larger and now stronger by just the use of the billet aluminum over the cast aluminum. If you have a race car, or you run HPDE events or have a big brake setup from AP, Stop Tech, or Performance Friction, then these C5 & C6 Corvette Heavy Duty Drop Spindles by LG Motorsports (available from Zip Corvette)*are a must have Corvette part.
By Justin Abbott – Zip Vice President

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