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Re: Sub frame connectors

This is a discussion on Re: Sub frame connectors within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; My camaro is a weekend cruiser at most. Would SFC be of any benefit to me? Thanks!...

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    Re: Sub frame connectors

    My camaro is a weekend cruiser at most. Would SFC be of any benefit to me? Thanks!

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    Cruiser or not SFC's should be put on all f-body's IMO. They should have come with them from the factory. But that would make it a non unibody car. Again I say yes to doing the SFC's even if you do not plan to do anything else.

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    Agreed, SFCs are a benefit on any fbody

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    Quote Originally Posted by tatertot91 View Post
    Agreed, SFCs are a benefit on any fbody
    +1. They are an excellent mod.
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    It is the best 350 dollars you can spend. After they are in you can mod the suspension without worry.
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    I agree. SFC's are worth doing. Check out UMI - site sponser - they have top quality products.

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    Alot of people do it. I personally have never used them on any of our 4th gens. Not to say I might sometime in the future, but it's never been priority to me. Since our 4th gens are just drivers (wife drives hers daily) and it rarely sees the dragstrip (maybe once a year?) and I don't do road courses so.....

    We've had 4 4th gens over the years, (one brand new) and driven them over 100k miles with no ill affects. Doors still shut beautiful, none of those misterious quarter panel dents that people claim happen from lack of frame connectors etc...

    But I agree, anytime you can stiffen the chassis it's a good thing. Maybe if you plan to heavily mod the car, do some racing of any sort, you would probably benefit from them.

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    I agree check out UMI, got them in the spring easy to put on an very nice workmanship, I got the weld in, the bolt in are the same except for hardware, you shouldn't have to spend the money for the 3 point connectors if your not auto crossing it..also thay are great people to deal with

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    i absolutely agree as well no matter the situation of your fbody race cruise yada yada definately doesnt hurt not having them

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    If you opt for the "3 point" sub frame connectors, don't forget the "U brace" to tie them together. It gives it more rigidity.

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    Do them and make sure to get welded ones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveC View Post
    If you opt for the "3 point" sub frame connectors, don't forget the "U brace" to tie them together. It gives it more rigidity.

    SteveC
    Or just get a relocated torque arm...bolts to the same spot.


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