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Old 17th-August-2008, 02:43 AM   #1
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63 Tubular Subframe Connectors Install

Chevy 2 Only sells tubular subframe connectors for early Nova that are knockoffs of the Global West design.

The front spring eyes on my car were very beat up and curled under, so some sledgehammer love was in order.




After that, and since the leaf springs were already out of the car while the rear end was being rebuilt, the install was very straightforward. The 110 welder was on its highest setting. Cheapie ebay auto darkening mask is a must have.




It helps to have lots of clamps, and lots of jack stands. I drilled many holes for extra plug welds, just to be sure.


These connectors fit very well. No mods to the floor pans necessary, and all the brake lines and e-brake cable route around them with no problems.




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Just wanted to add that I used the 66-67 front to rear brake line, but I can't see these interfering with the 62-65 routing either.
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Thank you! I am JUST about to install a set of global west's (which are exactly the same i believe). Was looking for a post just like this. Looks great.
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Yep, should be the same, except I think the GW are powder coated. Glad to help!
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