If you have a supercharged Corvette and the front end rides low, have you tried this?

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If you have a supercharged Corvette and the front end rides low, have you tried this?

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If you drag the valance, you can raise the ride height on the stock bolts/suspension

Check out this link, as it seems to be across the board, C5, C6, and C7 Corvettes have similar bolts. Turn clockwise after measuring before and then after. You could have an inch or more of adjustment. To lower your car, turn counterclockwise.

When you supercharge your car, it adds weight, and this can sag the nose-end.

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I’ve had to raise mine a tad. Still pretty low, but I also don’t want the standard Corvette 4x4 wheel gap.
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Looks good, Jabcat



Did you have to realign the car once raised? Mixed opinions on that :wtf
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Thanks! I think it’s such a small adjustment that it shouldn’t need to be re-aligned. I think I raised the front 1/2” maybe.
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JABCAT wrote: Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:10 am I’ve had to raise mine a tad. Still pretty low, but I also don’t want the standard Corvette 4x4 wheel gap.
That's about the same height mine is currently sitting.
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Mine does not sit that low. I don’t know if it’s been adjusted though.
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Rudevette wrote: Fri Dec 31, 2021 5:37 pm Mine does not sit that low. I don’t know if it’s been adjusted though.
Glad to see you got your wheel situation corrected!
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The jury is out on the wheels yet. I’m not real sure about the paint. I have had some chips already, but I’ve also put over 6,000 miles on since putting the wheels on. Some of them mountain roads at glacier National Park had lots of debris and stuff on them. I still say UPS can go to hell. In the long run if the paint chips up too much I’ll put a set of forgeline on.

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Rudevette wrote: Sat Jan 01, 2022 11:33 am The jury is out on the wheels yet. I’m not real sure about the paint. I have had some chips already, but I’ve also put over 6,000 miles on since putting the wheels on. Some of them mountain roads at glacier National Park had lots of debris and stuff on them. I still say UPS can go to hell. In the long run if the paint chips up too much I’ll put a set of forgeline on.

-Justin
I hope you keep the Callaway Wheels. They are easy enough to refinish when needed. Understanding of the UPS saga though, what a pain that was!

Great picture of the car in the Black Hills of SD. I was sorry I missed the 50th BHCC Event.
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