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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Jan 7th, 12, 07:33 AM Thread Starter
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Front end rebuilding

Can someone let me know the right product to replace all the bushings on the front end of my 69 Z28. I would like to stay as close to original as I can but get good quality.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Jan 7th, 12, 08:00 AM
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Re: Front end rebuilding

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Re: Front end rebuilding

Moog x2. RockAuto.com had the best pricing I found.

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Re: Front end rebuilding

As close to original as possible, Not Moog. Classic Suspension Products is what you want. Check out HeartBeat City. I just did my complete front end.

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I am in the middle of doing mine in my 1969 Camaro. I am using Moog and energy. Thanks, Jerod
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Re: Front end rebuilding

I used Classic Suspension components. They are officially licensed by GM. They looked very close to the originals in the car from what I could tell (though no expert). I sent the upper control arms to Rare Parts in Stockton to have the upper ball joints riveted in. I also glass beaded all the original bolts, fasteners and lock nuts as well and had them re-plated by Brakeboosters. Though the AMK bolts are very close, I found some of the head markings different than were installed at the factory on my car. Could simply be multiple suppliers used by the factory. I'm in the process of putting it all together now.

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