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  1. Subframe removal/replacement

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I have seen people saying to be weary of removing the sub frame because of alignment issues. Does anyone have a good way of doing it correctly? I am talking about a gen 3. I want to paint the top of it and the bottom of the floor pans. I was not sure if I can just lower one side all the way...
  2. Heidts/Alston subframe connectors?

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Hey all, i'm looking to add some subframe connectors to finish off my 1970 Nova suspension/chassis. The car has Hotchkis springs front and back, refreshed balljoints and bushings all around, and a heavy swaybar. I'm looking to try and get the car to feel more modern/solid, the goal is more of a...
  3. CBR Subframe connectors

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Has anyone installed the CBR subframe connectors yet? How did they perform? How was the installation, pictures?
  4. Subframe Compatability

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Does a 1978 Buick Skylark subframe swap out with a 1970 Nova subframe?
  5. CPP Mustang II IFS Subframe question

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Hi All - Need some info to complete my front end replacement and get my '62 on the road. I have the CPP Mustang 2 IFS subframe setup. I called CPP tech support and couldn't get a good response to my questions. Figured I'd let the real experts (you all, :)) have a stab at it. I'm running the...
  6. 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...
  7. Christmas in September! Package from TCI!

    Drivetrain & Performance
    Hey Guys, I just wanted to post some pictures of what I got to come home to yesterday! Also, a huge shout out to Tim for helping with selecting my kit and answering the 100's of questions I had. Unfortunately I will be packing this kit away for a while until I get the rest of my parts gathered...
  8. Subframe nearly drags the ground!

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    Sup guys? I've got an issue here with my 78 sitting WAY too low! It originally had the L6 now has a small block. I went to add headers and 3in exhaust, but when i sat the car on the ground the header collectors are only a couple inches off the ground and i noticed everything else in the front...
  9. Subframe

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    This is my first time to restore a car I have restored a 55 f100 but wanted to build a car this time so I got what I think is Lucky and found a 68 nova tucked away in the corner of a older gentleman's garage he sold it to me for 500 so I jumped on it the subframe of the car is tweaked a bit but...
  10. Project Planning

    1st & 2nd Generation Chevy II/Nova's
    I'm looking to hopefully start on my 67 sedan in the next six months or so, and I'm trying to get some ideas on how to plan my project. The information I need to know is how much time I need to plan for each of the following components/stages? 1. Competition Engineering weld in sub-frame...
  11. Recommendations for Painting the Subframe

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I'm in the process of sandblasting my sub-frame on my '71 Nova and getting pretty close to being done. I am planning on painting it with something to keep my work protected and looking nice. I was just wondering what is the best way to go as far as paints and primers are concerned? I've seen...
  12. CBR Components VS. CPP Sub-Frame Kit

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I have a '66 sedan that i plan on upgrading the entire front suspension. I was pretty well sold on using all church boys racing stuff until i saw this sub-frame kit from CPP.http://www.classicnova.com/product.asp?specific=1555 I was looking at the delux combo kit. Now that seems like an extremly...
  13. 75 Nova subframe in a 71 Nova

    Steering, Suspension, and Chassis
    I have a 71 nova with drum brakes and worn out suspension parts. I can buy a 75 nova front subframe with disc brakes and new suspension bushings etc. I know the 71 is rear steer and the 75 is front steer. Can I use the 75 subframe? The car is a SBC with an automatic. Any advice or help is...
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