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Old 14th-December-2009, 03:23 AM   #1
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Heidts vs tci front clip

Does anyone know if the heidts or tci front clip is the better way to go. One of the two is going on my 67 nova, but i sure could use some expert advise before i drop the money down. Thanks
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Old 14th-December-2009, 08:44 AM   #2
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If you don't know the difference between those two, why limit yourself to just them when there are quite a few more clips out there to consider?

I'd be looking at all of them if I were you. Some others to consider are Chassisworks, Scott's, Jim Meyer, & Checkered Racing to name a few.

The Heidts and TCI are both nice though but both companies make more than just one model for Chevy II. They both offer Mustang II style clips and also their own deluxe custom coil-over IFS setups that are not Mustang II compatible.

http://www.heidts.com/

http://www.totalcostinvolved.com/

http://www.cachassisworks.com/

http://www.scottshotrods.com/

http://www.jimmeyerracing.com/

http://checkeredracing.com/
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Old 14th-December-2009, 12:22 PM   #3
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Front cllips

Thanks very much for the valuable information. I had no idea that there were so many different companies to look at. Do you have any recommendation on what you would consider the best?
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Old 14th-December-2009, 12:30 PM   #4
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It depends on what your plans for the car are? Such as drag race, street use, road racing.

Also what engine you're putting in it. Some clips have better support for LS engines than others.
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Old 14th-December-2009, 12:32 PM   #5
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I've been getting some updates about the Detroit Speed front clip. I've not seen the complete unit yet, but it's supposed to be out in the next month or so. Based on what I've seen with their other products, I would at least consider their's.
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And if you have good frame rails there is the CBR kit. http://www.churchboysracing.com/
And the CPP kit.
http://www.classicperform.com/tech_a...me_Install.htm
I have the CBR kit on my car and love it. And I drive the carp out of it.
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I have a mildly built 350 and a muncie 4 speed going in the car that will be used strickly on the street.
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Old 14th-December-2009, 06:37 PM   #8
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What ever kit you go with I would use the coil over set up. I am not a fan of the mustang II stuff we have. When I buy again it will not be this stuff.
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What ever kit you go with I would use the coil over set up. I am not a fan of the mustang II stuff we have. When I buy again it will not be this stuff.
I have no problem with the Mustang II suspension, but then I don't know what kind you have.

Coil-overs are just shocks with springs. You can have coil-overs on a Mustang II.

I have QA-1 adjustable coil-overs on my Mustang II rack & pinion setup with Heidt's polished stainless tubular control arms, 2" Heidts forged drop spindles, and Wilwood Dynalite II disc brakes with the Heidts zero-offset hubs and caliper brackets.
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And if you have good frame rails there is the CBR kit. http://www.churchboysracing.com/
And the CPP kit.
http://www.classicperform.com/tech_a...me_Install.htm
I have the CBR kit on my car and love it. And I drive the carp out of it.
How did a carp get in your car?
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I've tried a three vendors front end products and in my opinion the Chassisworks stuff is the most engineered, best quality, most complete, best hardware, best instructions kit out there. Is it more money yes, but there's a reason for it. Do they all work...yep.
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