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Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 40
posted November 27, 2001 10:15 PM
The front end of my car needs some help... the lowers are bent and spindles am sure the spindle are also. They are the camaro lowers and are getting expensive and hard to find.. my question is this: What am I giving up if I go to a metric lower a arm and spindle.. is the benefit of the camaro parts worth the added expensive.. I need some advice. I don't run up front and am not competing for track championships .. I just want to be able to be competitive and use the parts that are reasonable in cost and availability. Thanks in advance .... Danny

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 183
posted November 28, 2001 04:58 AM
I suggest you stick with the stock lowers and spindles. If you start swapping stuff around, your car might end up way out on handling. Stock parts will keep you consistant and the cost for a lower is 40 bucks, no matter what it fits.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 122
posted November 28, 2001 11:12 AM
Do stay with the Camaro lowers and spindals. Broaden your search, the same lowers came on 73-77 mid-size full frame GM's and possibly other GM products (78-85 full size?)
Good Luck

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 147
posted November 28, 2001 12:53 PM
Nova's (2 and 4 door) and related sister cars used the exact same suspension components as the Camaro, if I'm not mistaken.

devil wrench
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 51
posted November 28, 2001 01:46 PM
I believe that the s10 2wd pickups also use the same frontend parts as the camaros.

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 309
posted November 28, 2001 06:55 PM
77-87 chevy, buick, olds, pont. (big cars) 73-77 GM intermediates (monte, cutlass, GP, etc..) 75-79 nova, omega, skylark, phoenix. and camaros and firbirds will all fit the same...on the lowers...the 73-77 intermeiates and 75-79 nova type cars use the same spindles too....maybe some bearing diff. on some...but if you can get the rotor to match all is good...use these lowers there better than the metrics are too short. S-10 is like a metric. Hope this helps..

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 147
posted November 29, 2001 12:42 PM
I don't think S10 on Camaro's will fit. I use the S10 parts on my 85 Regal (metric).

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