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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old Dec 8th, 01, 03:16 PM Thread Starter
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Gentlemen,
could you give me a few leads on who makes an aftermarket sub frame for my 67 convertable, preferably bolt in. Thanks
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old Dec 8th, 01, 03:25 PM
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Wayne Due- all 84-96 vette suspension.
Morrison(i think) loosely based on Mustang 2
Alston(i think) also Mustang 2
I would love the Wayne Due setup- i think they are also doing a Vette IRS setup that bolts in.

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I agree the Wayne Due set-up is the best out there now, but for a lot less money, you might go with the Martz.
The one I'm using on my 67 convertible works great....
It's pretty much a bolt-in, you need to provide your own steering shaft, but everything else is included.
The rack and pinion is like a dream come true.

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ChassisWorks just came out with a bolt-in subframe for first gens. I saw it a the GoodGuys show. Pretty awesome. Coil-overs, tubular a arms, rack&pinion steering, powdercoated, etc. It was about $4500 complete.

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Does Fat-Man have one, too?

One of the mag's did a write-up on who was making them recently so you might look in the mag's, like last month or so! pdq67



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Gentlemen,
Thanks for the replies. Its gonna be a tough choice, the chassisworks frame looks pretty nice. Any body have an idea what the cost of Wayne Due's chassis is with everything(brakes/steering/control arms/shocks etc.) If theres any info out there on what to watch for please let us know. Thanks again.
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<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by ZZ430DropTop67RS:
It's pretty much a bolt-in, you need to provide your own steering shaft, but everything else is included.
The rack and pinion is like a dream come true.

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Is the rack and pinion manual or power? The ChassisWorks is manual only, about 4 1/2 turns lock to lock. That seems like pretty slow steering. How is yours?

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Joe, the one on mine is power (84 T-Bird), 3 turns.
I'm using a 69 Camaro pump, with custom hoses.

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67ragtp,

$2400 Frame
$200 Rack and pinion (manual)
$450 Coilover shocks (depends on what you want)
$500 c4 spindles, a-arms (after magnaflux and new bushings)
$500-5000 for brakes. Stock C4 stuff or Baer big by stuff
$200 Ujoints, steering shaft, etc
$100 bolt kit

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Man, that second gen subframe conversion looks better everytime I think about it! IMHO. pdq67



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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old Dec 10th, 01, 07:51 PM
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Also check out this link.
http://www.cachassisworks.com/


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does anyone has this set up from chris alston chassiwoks? does it walk the walk or just talk the talk?

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PHR current issue, January, page 20, Fatman Fabrications. 704/545-0369. Early F-body subframe
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