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racer s
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posted January 06, 2004 05:31 PM  
I was wondering what hieght front springs you would use on a camaro,and any suggestions on what A-frames upper and lower, spindels, drag link, ball joints, front end stuff in general lengths size or off of a particular car? or should I just use what I have it's a 78 camaro.Your' help would be greatly appriciated.

dan ferry
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posted January 06, 2004 05:35 PM  
youd be fine running the parts on it just usa new bushings and im not shure on the spring height on them but i run 11" but thinking on going to 12 in my metric to try to get more roll maybe.

dirtrace
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posted January 06, 2004 05:37 PM           send a private message to dan ferry   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/QuoteBBBBBB
camaros need 12 without a wt jack. and depending what ride ht you want may need a spacer above the spring also.

NYhick
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posted January 06, 2004 05:56 PM  
You definitely want to get the 12" springs, the shorter ones will not give you enough clearance unless you use jacking bolts or spacers. You also want to change to the taller Afco balljoints to give you a higher roll center. If you dont know a lot about front end geometry, I strongly reccomend you buy steve smiths book "Street Stock Chassis Technology". It covers everything with a camaro you could ever dream of, front to rear.

dirtrace
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posted January 06, 2004 06:28 PM           send a private message to NYhick   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/QuoteBBBBBB
79-81 spindles and hubs have a larger outer brg.


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