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Way back when, (1985) when I had my car together for the first time I put in new rubber bushings and had no wheel hop problems. Zoom forward to the summer of 2000 following the 2nd frame off restoration (it sat in pieces for 13 of those years) and wheel hop has raised it's ugly head with a vengance. The car still sported the rubber bushings that were installed in the first restoration since they looked good and had very few miles on them. Well, looks can be deceiving.

I opted for urathane bushings this time and made sure the car was at ride height before torquing the bolts and the wheel hop is completely gone! That (accidental, officer!) burn out was VERY satisfying today! Now I kind of wish I'd first just tried retorquing the bolts at ride height (they were torqued with the body off the frame at first) to see if that alone would have done the trick as someone here suggested but it drives very nicely and I'm happy with the results. I'll bet urathanes in the front suspension would be nice too!

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