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I'm considering buying the ATS kit from SC&C which includes the upper A-arms. I'd just like to hear from people who have this installed and what their thoughts on it are. My car is lowered and I hate the constant steering adjustments needed to keep it on the road.
 

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I don't have them yet but I will soon.

Geometry wise, they are very good - not perfect, but very very good. They were designed primarily for 1st gen Camaros, so they were not quite optimized for lateral roll-center migration on the A-body chassis... they are better than any other bolt-on spindles available.

The engineering and testing that went into them for strength, and fabrication is excellent. Tyler and Shane really did their homework. :)

The fact they use C5 hubs, bearings, and easily bolt on C5 brakes is a major bonus. Any parts-store can get you replacement parts. :thumbsup:
 

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You won't regret buying the kit from SC&C. Here is my post after finishing the install: http://www.chevelles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=147492
So it is a pretty night and day difference then, good, that is what I was looking for. We will have pretty similar suspension setup afterward, only I have cheap shocks in the rear still.

I read on the instructions that they recommend replacement after 235,000 miles. :p I'll let the kids worry about that.

The 67 elky gets the spindle & disc brake setup hand-me-downs so that will save me some money on that project... that is what I need for justification of this purchase, anyway.
 

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This is the first thing I did to the Chevelle ... and I cant believe I waited that long... Night and Day difference... I now take corners at 70 mph... maybe faster but only because I slide off my bench seat ....my next step is coilovers to tune the suspension... and bucket seats to keep me in front the the steering wheel...
 

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You won't regret buying the kit from SC&C. Here is my post after finishing the install: http://www.chevelles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=147492
Mike,
Nice install!

I read your thread regarding the parts you chose to use and noticed you went with the Eradispeed+ rotor and Corvette C-5 calipers. Is there a specific part number you can provide or is one Corvette C-5 caliper the same as any other C-5 caliper? I am going the same route and am going to do the same thing with the front calipers, the Corvette C-5. Like you I will have the Baer calipers in the rear as I currently do with the Corvettes up front.

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Sam
 

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Sam,

Thanks for the compliment, Sam. I bought the Corvette calipers, the black version, from GMPartsDirect. If you send me your email addy, then I'll send you a parts list for the front brakes. Be carefull about the "handling" charge at GMPartsDirect and include that in your price comparisons. I also have a spreadsheet with all the parts sources and prices for the 1965 front and rear suspension/steering/brake upgrade I can share... might help a bit.
 

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Sam,

Thanks for the compliment, Sam. I bought the Corvette calipers, the black version, from GMPartsDirect. If you send me your email addy, then I'll send you a parts list for the front brakes. Be carefull about the "handling" charge at GMPartsDirect and include that in your price comparisons. I also have a spreadsheet with all the parts sources and prices for the 1965 front and rear suspension/steering/brake upgrade I can share... might help a bit.
Mike,
Sent you an e-mail.
Sam
 
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