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  1. First Gen Wheel Fold

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Hey guys, been a while. I'll try to make this short and sweet. I have a 65 with a CPP Subframe kit, tubular upper and lower control arms. Tie rods, pitman arm and idler arm are all from a CPP rebuild kit. I also have a bearing conversion on the idler arm. Camber lock out kit installed. Problem...
  2. what's that smell?? did some work to front end....

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    so this week i did both upper ball joints, coil springs, and shocks. all came apart and went back together with really no problems at all. so i greased her up and took it for a test drive and the ride felt a ton better!! but a couple times the brakes felt a little different almost like they...
  3. Help lower ball joints rip out castle nut

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Ok so I have a 1971 nova an replaced the whole front end suspension components (upper lower ball joints all bushings etc) and my lower ball joint castle nut keeps ripping out shearing the nut an ball joint stud clean off. It kept happening on the drivers side so I replaced the whole joint 3...
  4. How to remove & replace TCI ball joints

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I just received my TCI pro-touring front end. I need to remove the ball joints in order to powder coat the control arms. They appear to be threaded into the arms. Can I unscrew them from the arms? What is the correct torque spec when replacing them? What is the proper tool to use in order to...
  5. 63 Front Suspension Upgrades

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I was one of the early buyers of the CPP mini subframe kit, which then sat in my basement for two years. Again I will refer you to Patman's article, and NOGO's original thread for install details. It went pretty easily, since the rivets on my front strut braces were already replaced by...
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