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Old 07-29-2021, 06:42 PM
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They are 14 3/4 cntr to cntr for 9/16 bolts. 3 wide bushings
Spherical bearings transmit noise and vibration
Team Z recommendeds polys on chassis and Heims on rearend
Pretty sure we gotta make are own lowers

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I got a chuckle out of noise and vibration......

Probably going with spherical on both ends of uppers, not sure on lowers. Right now will replace bushings and see... But DOM tubing with heim ends are possible, just need to figure out rear sway, that would make them non adjustable
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I’m going for a daily driver with hard top n A/C
I saw a nice 67 Nova SS at the Street Rod Nats with the Heidts Super Ride
Now that’s the way to get a easy riding Classic
Back to the shop, I got an S10 transmission on a jack ready to be stabbed
I should of called a friend Im starting to think
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just ordered spherical bushings for rear diff and adjustable arms.
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They arrived, and I must say they are nice
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Have my QA1 coilovers ordered, eibach 250lb springs too
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what length compressed and extended are they? Did you go with single or double adjustable? Part number? I want to know how that rear end set up goes. Its a 9"? I'm going 8.8, I wonder if all the mounts, coil overs, will be the same. I'm assuming the control arms would be different (9" vs 8.8), no?
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QA1-DS602
Coilover Shock, Proma Star, Twin-Tube, 18.750 in. Extended, 12.500 in. Collapsed, Eyelet/Eyelet, Each
(Mfr. #: DS602)
mine is a 8.8 as well
these fit the measurements the best, I am at 15.5 at ride height length, and 18.5 extended currently. These should give me the same range and ride in the middle of the shock stroke. went with 250lb Eibach springs, 14" to fit these coilovers. They are single adjustable, as are my fronts. Did not see a reason to go double adj as its a street car for me, will not see track time. I will be using UPR lower mount designed for the 8.8 rear end and recently sourced an upper mount from outcastautoworks. https://www.outcastautoworks.com/col...r-mounting-kit I put a pic of bracket in gallery, would not let me attach here

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I saw it like this...when I ditched the spring perch and installed the coil overs purchased thru CRII right before they closed I was provided with a spacer and long bolt to attach where the shocks originally attached to the chasis. That put 100% of the load on 1 bolt per side. Looked like failure waiting to happen. So I designed a bracket that i could install (not being a welder) that would beef up the shock mount. Double shear, not single shear. I also added adjustable upper and lower control arms to adjust the pinion and alignment. Pictures in my gallery.

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Are you using a rear sway bar? if so. how is it attached. I want to do similar control arms, but thinking of only having 1 side adjustable and welding a tab for the sway mount
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QA1-DS602
Coilover Shock, Proma Star, Twin-Tube, 18.750 in. Extended, 12.500 in. Collapsed, Eyelet/Eyelet, Each
(Mfr. #: DS602)
mine is a 8.8 as well
these fit the measurements the best, I am at 15.5 at ride height length, and 18.5 extended currently. These should give me the same range and ride in the middle of the shock stroke. went with 250lb Eibach springs, 14" to fit these coilovers. They are single adjustable, as are my fronts. Did not see a reason to go double adj as its a street car for me, will not see track time. I will be using UPR lower mount designed for the 8.8 rear end and recently sourced an upper mount from outcastautoworks. https://www.outcastautoworks.com/col...r-mounting-kit I put a pic of bracket in gallery, would not let me attach here

keep us posted on the progress! lots of pics too please!
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