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#21 Imp558

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 03:57 PM

His work is nice and he's a good friend. I have the prototype 3800 billet dogbones for my car. Had to tap a couple holes in the core support and use early brackets. Those are beautiful. Also have his rear stb brackets.
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#22 MAFerris85

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 03:51 PM

Who was it on here that made them fully adjustable with heim joints, I think he also made coilover setups

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Posted 01 August 2017 - 10:00 PM

Maybe a long time ago if it happened. Matt modified my lats, and they look great. http://www.w-body.co.../1248-got2b-gm/
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Posted 05 November 2017 - 01:38 PM

Finally had the link replaced yesterday at the local garage. I decided to let them do the job because we'll I didn't have all the time or tools. Long story short it got replaced. The tech put the car on the alignment rack and got all 4 wheels within spec. I'm super excited its all fixed correctly and that he was able to get the rear end lined up right. Apparently the rear toe and camber are adjustable even though I've had many shops say otherwise. I've even had a GM dealer tell me there was not adjustments in the rear. BS! After watching and learning from the alignment guy we both learned how to adjust the toe. GM has a special tool for the rear toe stuff. It's basically a hook that has threaded rods on the end. It hooks into the center cradle and the other in the holes on the latreal links. Adjust as needed on the threaded rod, or large pry bar. If anyone tells you the rear end is not adjustable find another repair shop, or inform them it is.
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Posted 06 November 2017 - 06:17 AM

Rear camber is not adjustable other than finding slop in the shock/knuckle bolts. If your shop told you they adjusted it otherwise, they're lying.


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Posted 06 November 2017 - 06:32 AM

Some struts have more of a slot than a hole.
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Posted 06 November 2017 - 01:09 PM

My rear shocks are slotted which allowed the tech to fix the camber within specs. Not sure if all rear shock/struts are but my replacements were. I sat and watched him align my rear camber/caster and set the toe to within specs.
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Posted 06 November 2017 - 03:31 PM

When I replaced the rear struts on my ‘95 Cutlass, camber was horribly off, until I had the car aligned. KYB struts had a pretty significant slot built into them for alignment purposes.
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Posted 16 November 2017 - 09:16 PM

When I replaced the rear struts on my ‘95 Cutlass, camber was horribly off, until I had the car aligned. KYB struts had a pretty significant slot built into them for alignment purposes.

Same rear shocks and front struts I used. Yes the rears were slotted on mine as well. Since having the stabilizer link and a proper alignment car rides like new. Pretty awesome!
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