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Looking to do a bolt in semi weld in 4 link in my ‘71. Would like to also replace the 10 bolt with a 9” while I’m at it. What kind of nightmare am I in for?
 

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For a stock type rear frame car, I think ladder bars would be an easier project. Otherwise for a 4 link, you are looking at replacing the rear rails and installing the whole rear clip.
 

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You have some options

Here is what ridetech offers for our 3rd Gens:

https://www.ridetech.com/applications/musclecars/camaro/1967-1969-chevy-camaro-firebird-airbar/

Heidt's also says theirs is bolt-in:

https://www.heidts.com/part/67-69-f-body-firebird-rear-4-link-suspension-mini-tub/

Detroit Speed doesn't expressly say that theirs is bolt-in, but the pictures look like it's designed to bolted- and welded-in.

https://www.detroitspeed.com/detroit-speed-inc-quadralink-rear-suspension-kit-1967-69-camaro-firebird-base-shocks-041703

TCI

https://totalcostinvolved.com/products/1968-1974-chevy-nova-4-link/

Unfortunately, Church Boys Racing don't offer one. I really like their stuff!

There are others out there. It all depends on your goals and your budget.

Gerry
 

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I wouldn't think there would be much difference installing one in a third gen than there would be in a first or second. I put a TCI in my 65 and when I started I'd never done anything like that. I also went with a nine inch ford rear and when I bought my four link and got my measurements I sent my four link brackets to the guy who built my rear end housing and he installed the four link brackets. When my housing arrived it was ready to mock up before paint/powder coat. I followed the instructions and it really wasn't too much to it. Mine was on a rotisserrie which made it a lot easier. A lift would also make things easier. We did a Mustang with the torque arm on a lift and it wasn't bad either. I have around four thousand miles on mine and nothings fell off it yet.

There are several companies that offer a bolt in four link type system. If you are talking about a real four link with formed rear frame rails with integrated cage and all it's a completely different ball game. That would be a lot more complicated.
 
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