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  1. Install Motor & Suspension on Subframe while car is at bodyshop.

    Restoration Corner
    I have a question regarding if I should install the motor, new suspension and disc brake upgrade on the sub-frame while my car is going thru a restoration at the body shop. Quick story - My 69 Convertible is in the process of going thru a frame off restoration. I thought I could save some time...
  2. 69 Camaro Highway Suspension setup

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    I've been browsing through tons of threads about suspension options but have yet been able to find one talking about what I'm really wanting. Bought a 69 that was originally an inline 6 with a 3 spd on the column. Dropped in a GM 350 crate motor, had a Muncie 4 spd rebuilt and installed...
  3. Can you make a '69 ride nice?

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Looking to build a pro touring '69 but want to make sure I can get a ride quality that I will like before spending a bunch of money. I've ridden in a couple of '69s with DSE suspension and they both rode very rough. My goal is to have a car that handles reasonably well but will be comfortable...
  4. Bolt on Front and Rear Suspension

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    Hey this is my first time posting here or anywhere for that matter. What I have is a 68 RS that was a driver when parked 5 years ago(had a kid). My father was the car guy and did the restoration himself. He was very meticulous so I know its done right. But he passed in 2004. I took it out...
  5. '67 Coupe Refresh/Upgrade

    Build Projects
    Hi, My name is Grant and I have 2 Camaro’s, A ’67 and a ’69. The ’69 was just a factory V8 with the X11 option. It’s not a matching number car or anything. But I want to document my upgrade/freshen up of the ’67. There are a few mods I wan't to do/have to do before I can register it too. Like...
  6. Rear spring recommendation

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    I have searched the forum and not found exactly what I need. I need to raise the rear of my 68, 1-1/2 - 2.0 inches. I have 12 bolt; 5-leaf; 275-60-15 tires. The only item in the suspension that has not been replaced is the rear leaf springs. I see many guys are using the JCW Nova 3-learf...
  7. Front bolt on lower control arm problems HELP!!!

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    I'm trying to replace the front coil springs on my 68 RS & I cant get the front bolt that holds the lower control arm off to save me life. I tried all day today and I can barely even get it to turn. I just ended up putting everything back together. Any tips on how to get it out? I need to...
  8. 68 396SS Suspension and Steering Upgrade Project for Betsy

    Pro Touring
    Hello all, I am starting a project and want to document every detail for everyone. I hope I help someone who finds themselves in my situation someday. To start off, I have a 68 396/325 4spd Muncie convertible named, Betsy, I purchased about 3 months ago from a dealer in New Jersey. I think the...
  9. Global West stage-3 suspension upgrade-progress

    Brakes, Suspension & Steering
    I decided to byte the big one and do the suspension upgrade on my 68. I am going with Global West stage-3 package. I would like to document my progress. Here are some pics of the demo and prep phase. New parts on the way!