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1967 Chevelle 327 4 spd 456. I got bad wheel hop on launch. Control arms were boxed when I bought the car and it had air shocks. Ive replaced the rear springs, all control arm bushings and even put stock shocks on but no change. Only change is sits lower on the driver side with stock shocks. Would air bags in the springs do anything for me or do I need to do something different?
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Tom, you may need to look into a no-hop bar, like Edelbrock's:


Or perhaps into relocated lower control arms, like those offered from Jeg's.

Also check into companies like UMI and Currie.
 

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Tom. When I got my 69. It had a set of these on. The worked great but bumpy ride.

I removed them and replaced the control arms with these. They work great and suspension feels like stock when driving down the road.
http://www.jegs.com/p/Jegster/751152/10002/-1/10063

No wheel hop with either setup!!
 

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Thanks, Derek.
 

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Hello,

I would recommend a set of control arm relocation brackets, seen below. There is also the lift bar option which is the same thing but inlcudes the new boxed control arms with angled sway bar holes. These items will not give you the rough uncomfortable ride like the others.

Relocation Brackets- www.umiperformance.com/4012

Lift Bars- www.umiperformance.com/4022

We also have both above in weld in versions for cheaper.

If you have any questions please ask. Thank you!
Ryan
 

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I have a 67 with a 427 and I had bad wheel hop. This winter I put in drag shocks (50/50)and adjustable upper control arms (Edlebrock) and a lock-right posi. I have great traction now, without ladder, traction or anti hop bars.
 

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Hello,

I would recommend a set of control arm relocation brackets, seen below. There is also the lift bar option which is the same thing but inlcudes the new boxed control arms with angled sway bar holes. These items will not give you the rough uncomfortable ride like the others.

Relocation Brackets- www.umiperformance.com/4012

Lift Bars- www.umiperformance.com/4022

We also have both above in weld in versions for cheaper.

If you have any questions please ask. Thank you!
Ryan

I used the relocation brackets above - solved my hop but they do hang a bit below the rim.
 

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I used the relocation brackets above - solved my hop but they do hang a bit below the rim.
Nice. Get a flat tire--and you carve a groove in the pavement.

If the cops catch you afterwards, it won't be pleasant.

Maybe larger-diameter wheels would take care of that.
 
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