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  1. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    I have been out of the Rod building scene for 20 yrs so I need some assistance. I have a 1967 Chevelle Malibu. I've had this car for 40 years. It has the original drum brakes, moog springs, and All original suspension. I am going to replace the 1979 Target Master 350 w/ Isky 270 Hydraulic cam...
  2. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Hello everyone, I spent the holiday morning investigating a bad front-end squeak caused by the coil-over shock upper shaft rubbing on the hole where it passes through the frame. I removed the QA1 coil-over shock and spring and found the factory shock mount hole is not centered in the upper...
  3. General Classifieds
    For sale, one pair of front spring and shocks, fits 1970 Chevelle with small block. Springs are Hotchkis #1901F 512 lb/in., 1 inch drop for 1964-1972 A-Body with small block, $183 at Summit Shocks are Edelbrock IAS #33042 new in 2007, good condition with a firm ride, now discontinued by...
  4. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    I'm restauring a 1969 Beaumont wich originally had 307 in it. I'm putting a 454 with alluminum heads in it and I would like to know what front springs should I install to keep it stock height. And should I keep stock control arms or go with tubular control arms. Thanks.
  5. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Hi - I need to fix/replace some parts of my front suspension and I would like to get some opinions. I have 68 4-door that is a daily driver. I do not think anything other than shocks have been replaced. The front and rear bushings on the driver's side upper control arm shaft are completely...
  6. Pro Touring
    Hey TC! i was just wondering if anyone has any more information on this chevelle above. all i could find was this (http://www.hotrod.com/featuredvehicles/hrdp_0501_1967_chevy_chevelle_malibu/viewall.html) article from back in the day. according to the article, the suspension is comprised of...
  7. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Hello all. I am looking for recommendations for replacement shocks for a 1967 malibu with a 350 V8. I don't race the car, so a smooth ride is my priority. I will also be replacing the springs as well. I've noticed some 1" lowering springs on-line. Has anyone used them? Do they effect...
  8. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Hey guys, I'm relatively new to the site and recently back into the muscle car scene. As a youngin I grew up around some pretty cool cars and had a few myself but then came marrage and a few kids in the carriage. My joke is the wifey domesticated me. After a few foreign luxury cars I'm finally...
  9. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Has anyone used the Strange, single or double adjustable, shocks? Any opinions or reviews?
  10. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    I am installing new coil springs and a lift kit (aluminum spacers, they are 1 1/4" tall). Now way its going to fit. If i use a spring compressor will it work and how much do i compress it? Also can you over stress the spring this way
  11. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Any advice on a pro touring kit? Looking for the best bang for the buck. I've seen the CPP and the Matt's Classic Bowties kits, and would like a review or two from someone. I hear Global West, Hotchkis and Art Morrison are good quality but expensive. Any information on ride quality and...
  12. Bench Racing
    We are excited to be featured on the first episode of the 2013 season of Two Guys Garage. Even though the project car is a 69 Camaro the show will give you a good look at what we build. The episode will air on SPEED channel at the follwing times: Saturday @ 10:30 AM EST Sunday @ 9:00 AM EST...
  13. Sponsors
    BMR would like to say thank you to all of our customers on this all-American holiday by having a 15% OFF Thanksgiving Sale on most BMR products from now until Monday morning (11/26/2012). Shipping and handling costs will be $9.95 per order for domestic orders (lower 48 states only). Same day...
  14. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Hello All. I recently purchased a 67 Chevelle Malibu that rides pretty rough. It has air shocks on the rear and I'm not sure what's on the front. I don't drag race or have any interest in a full pro-touring upgrade. I just want a smoother ride. Doesn't have to be luxury quality or anything, but...
  15. Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    I recently purchased a 1970 Chevelle. It has a 10 bolt, non posi rear end. From reviewing the site, I assume it is a 8.2. It has a 3969277NF rear housing number and a axle number of GHC 081 2. If I have researched this site correctly it appears the 3969277NF is a 1970-72 10 bolt. The axle...
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