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While fourth-gen Novas use second-gen F-body parts up front, they use ’68-74 X-body springs in the rear. We opted for Hotchkis’ 1.5-inch lowered sport leaf springs for now, but a 3-inch drop is available if more drop is needed. The springs are 150 lb/in (versus 100 lb/in stock) with a three-quarter length overload spring to reduce axlewrap, and will work on both mono and multileaf-equipped cars. Typically we’d also have a 0.875-inch rear sway bar to install here, but the Currie Enterprises 9-inch rearend has caused us to seek a less bolt-in route if it’s determined to be needed.