You can also get brand new arms without bushings or ball joints in them from speedway if you want something a little better looking. For instance, the rear suspension used on A and G-body cars use upper control arms that are tasked to perform two separate, but equally important, operations. Also take note the mounting locations, and the reinforced, welded-in mounting brackets. I just posted it seeing as there wasn't much info out there on drag coefficient on these cars. Both the upper and lower control arms will have to come off. The factory settings for caster is supposed to be at 2.
With the whole car resting on all four individual scales we took measurements. Here, the new shocks and springs are going into place, while the original rear-end links are still in the car. Nice to hear Kore3 will have the brackets, nice folks to deal with. When I first put them on it took a little getting used to, they are that much better. I also don't like the Ebach springs. Our left and right side weights add up to almost even, so by adjusting the heavy corners we should be able to balance them pretty close without driver. Unlike the uppers, the lower links are non-adjustable.
The proprietary urethane surrounds a smooth, heat-treated inner ball that rotates without binding. These need to be installed in the car so that you get the position of the right because they're offset. I will also provide some good info to go along with each step that was made. Brief description of the work done so far can be found here: Nice looking car. I will try to update and add more information to the Tech section on a regular basis. When through,check that the drain holes at the bottom of the doors are all clear of debris, a pipe cleaner works good.
Starting from the top, the severe duty custom length double adjustable upper control arms and lower control arms , are constructed from a custom box welded design for strength. The car in the shop. Buickguy - I'd been following your trans swap, I like hydraulic too I put one on my Dart and would probably go that route with this car too. Even if you don't lose alot of weight the car should work better. I guess it all depends on your budget. Therefore, if you buy a more expensive and structurally sound car, it saves you money over a cheaper and rougher car that requires extensive body work.
Nothing ruins the look of an otherwise nice car more than a horrible stance. Now the new ones can be pressed in place with the help of a dead blow hammer or rubber mallet. Visit my family's church website: I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. The rates I chose are either 141 and 133 lbs per inch or 167 lbs per inch. But after 30 years of service, you can bet they are going to be stubborn.
The front bar is made from beefy 1. What year frame mounts can I use - '64-'72 or only '68 and up? Not only are they solid-looking units, but they come complete with Moly steel sleeves to prevent binding. The rear sway bar bolts directly to the lower-rear links, so it must come off before the links can be removed. They claim a 15% improvement. These control arms actually swivel on one end allowing your 4-link rear end to articulate fully and keep all 4 tires planted on the ground.
Next for it is a brake upgrade at some point. Again, make sure the rear end is properly supported before removing the lower links. I also thought there a link to a build thread on this. This reduces pinion angle change during rearend travel. These materials can inject a small amount of bind, and interfere with the articulation. Both the upper and lower control arms bolt up to the original mounting positions. Both the upper and lower control arms will have to come off.
Reinstall the rallye pack and you're set to go! The first half of the project is teardown. Looking down on the bulb contained in the circuit board assembly, you'll see three terminals. This affordable and plentiful car is easily upgraded into a high-performance vehicle that rivals most other American V-8 muscle cars. I was amazing to even see the front springs go in so easy with a floor jack!! Chromemoly is lighter and stronger than mild steel, however, more expensive and difficult to weld together. What aero mods have been done? Want your car featured on the site? Buying a rolling chassis is a good option if you plan to swap in a modern engine and transmission. These original appearing G-Bodies are great candidates for project cars.