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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old May 8th, 00, 10:52 AM Thread Starter
 
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I have a 67RS and Iím looking to improve the front end for better handling
etc. I have heard that the sub-frame from a 77 Trans-Am will work with
the modification of the front cab mounts. The benefits are a bigger sway
bar, better steering and of course DISC BRAKESÖ Is it worth the effort?
Any info on this or other cheap modifications for improvements would be
appreciated.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old May 8th, 00, 02:29 PM
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I don't think it is as easy as a swap as you might think. I have never heard of this being done. It may be possible but if it was easy to do I don't think the aftermarket would make custom front subframes for the first generation cars but not second.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old May 8th, 00, 04:06 PM
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In my opinion, the best way to go would be to look into one of the late great Art Rasmussen's sub-frames. Here is the link::

WWW.HOTRODDINGTODAY.COM/page3.html

His sub-frame kit has been featured in a couple of different mags. and I have heard nothing but good things about it. Good luck.
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