These arms are made to combine the angles of both rears. The down side is that this set-up lacks the ability to be adjusted. This axle housing is the next step up the ladder in terms of strength and cost. You'll end up with a much stronger rear for minimal cash outlay. We stand behind our quality, research, and our products.
Only things I would like to see in the future are possibly mounting small tabs for securing the brake lines running along the housing. This partial weld-in system is an eager performer that releases unsprung weight while increasing the torsional rigidity of the rear end. Currie 9-inch Housing and Axle Packages for 1978 thru 1988 Malibu, El Camino, Monte Carlo, Cutlass, Regal, Grand Prix and Monte Carlo, G-body vehicles, are built to match the vehicles stock axle width, pinion offset, suspension mounting locations, and wheel bolt pattern - for a straightforward hassle-free installation Housing and Axle Packages require a assembly and compatible brake package to complete the rearend. Third, is the ease in which you can change your gear ratio. Any car that is raced, should consider adding a rear sway bar.
For street usage, this rear will hold up just fine. The have polyurethane bushings with grease zerk fittings. The housing can also be cut to maintain stock width. I am still looking for the stock 7. Slicks can be used with a 7.
Your 4-link coil-over system comes complete, but two brackets must be welded into position. The second way is probably the stronger of the two choices. This brings up another topic in which I will briefly touch on. Next, install the 12 bolt housing in the jig and also 10 bolt control arm mounts and spring pads. This rear is a much stronger piece for drag racing and running around the streets with a healthy motor and sticky tires. At Cold-Case, we want to make aluminum performance radiators and accessories available and affordable to everyone. Topics to be covered include: axle housing choices, their strengths and weaknesses, application choices, estimated cost and suspension options.
The only major aftermarket parts available for this rear are an Auburn posi unit and a limited selection of gears. The rear is called a 7. The control arms and no-hop bars I run are available through Art Morrison Enterprises. Wheel hop is eliminated and rear body roll is controlled. They are a direct bolt-in for the 7. Putting the safety concerns aside, the G-body platform needs stiffening.
Lighter, stronger and more precise than stock suspension, these systems are as much at home on the street as they are on the strip, autocross or road race courses. Since they are part of the cast center section, they cannot be modified. You also need to remove the same pieces from the 7. This is your best option as far as low cost is concerned. Cold-Case Radiators is a division of Max Performance Inc, a leading supplier of auto restoration parts and accessories. Note from Phillip: A relatively cheap upgrade to the stock 7. © 2005-2010 Savitske Classic and Custom, All Rights Reserved All images displayed are the property of their respective owners whereby duplication, storage on any medium or transmission by physical or electronic means for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited without the prior and express written consent of the owners.
The solution is to use an upper control arm that has spherical rod ends to allow for the mis-alignment of the angles. Did you find this helpful? The air pressure can be adjusted to tune the launch characteristics of most cars. Any shipment that is refused without authorization will be subject to original shipping charges, return shipping charges, and a 20% restocking fee. The company is Southside Machine and the kit includes 4 control arms, and the needed spring pads and shock mounts. This is best left to the professionals who have jigs setup to make this operation easier and more accurate.
Our most hard-core package includes: 1. If anyone feels this info to be incorrect, please e-mail me and I will make the appropriate correction s. This allows brake kits that use this standard, to easily be changed or upgraded without having to modify the housing or axles. First the housings are plentiful. . Here is a list of manufacturers of suspension and rear end housing parts.