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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 30th, 01, 04:12 PM Thread Starter
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Can anyone tell me if the front subframe is bolted to the rear subframe on a 68 Camaro? Some people tell me it is welded but in some pictures it appears that there is a bolt and some type of bushing holding the front to the rear.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 30th, 01, 07:15 PM
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the front sub rame is bolted to the body. it also has bushing's and normaly they are toasted prety good!

no mater what you do with a project car, i always recomend replacing the bushings with a set of new one's. i like the urathane bushing's my self.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 31st, 01, 06:33 AM
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The front and rear subframes are separate. A good mod is to weld in subframe connectors, tying the front to the rear. I like solid subframe bushings and have the Global West aluminum ones. Their del-a-lum control arm bushings are top quality, too.
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Just make sure before welding subframe connectors, it would be worth it to take to a frame shop and have them measure and straighten the body on a frame machine before welding it up. Of course, after bushings have been replaced, solid or not.

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