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    Torque Arm Relocation Bracket?

    What exactly does the toraue arm relocation bracket do? i know it takes the load off the rear tailshaft, but what exactly does that mean? I think i have a broken trans mount and i am conteplating just getting the relocation kit for better strength, but i really dont know much about it. Any help from those who have 1 or those who know about them would b great, thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon7I2 View Post
    What exactly does the toraue arm relocation bracket do? i know it takes the load off the rear tailshaft, but what exactly does that mean? I think i have a broken trans mount and i am conteplating just getting the relocation kit for better strength, but i really dont know much about it. Any help from those who have 1 or those who know about them would b great, thanks.
    it moves it off the trans. what the brackets do with a adj. torque arm is alow you to center your rear and you dont run the risk of breaking/cracking the trans housing. they move the torque arm to a more efficent area where it will be able to do its job a lil better. but you need a adj t-arm if you get the relocation kit. hope this helps.

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    oh ok so, i would need a new adj. torque arm as well. Do u think these mods are worth the money?

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    Also, how do adjust ur t/a bracket and t/a? I mean, what angles does this stuff have to be set at to get the most out of your car?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon7I2 View Post
    oh ok so, i would need a new adj. torque arm as well. Do u think these mods are worth the money?
    suspension mods are the best mods.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon7I2 View Post
    Also, how do adjust ur t/a bracket and t/a? I mean, what angles does this stuff have to be set at to get the most out of your car?
    i do not know, you should pm mrr23 he knows alot about it.

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    there are a couple designs out there.

    spohn has this version that includes a driveshaft loop welded onto the trans crossmember
    http://www.spohn.net/productimages/405_big.jpg

    bmr has two ways to do this as well
    this one takes the arm off the transmission and allows you to adjust the instant center. this can be good for braking as well as acceleration. can be used with stock arm, or any aftermarket arm that would normally hook to the transmission.
    http://bmrfabrication.com/misc/TCC006.jpg

    this one comes with a crossbrace that you would weld to the car. preferably to subframe connectors. it's shorter than the stock arm which changes the instant center. downside is running true duals will be a problem.
    http://bmrfabrication.com/Xtreme/XTA001.jpg

    other manufacturers make just about the same thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrr23 View Post
    there are a couple designs out there.

    spohn has this version that includes a driveshaft loop welded onto the trans crossmember
    http://www.spohn.net/productimages/405_big.jpg

    bmr has two ways to do this as well
    this one takes the arm off the transmission and allows you to adjust the instant center. this can be good for braking as well as acceleration. can be used with stock arm, or any aftermarket arm that would normally hook to the transmission.
    http://bmrfabrication.com/misc/TCC006.jpg

    this one comes with a crossbrace that you would weld to the car. preferably to subframe connectors. it's shorter than the stock arm which changes the instant center. downside is running true duals will be a problem.
    http://bmrfabrication.com/Xtreme/XTA001.jpg

    other manufacturers make just about the same thing.
    see the guy knows his stuff.

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    That helps a lot, thanks. Well, im now thinking the BMR 1. What do u run on ur car mrr23?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrr23 View Post
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    I know if you have a lowered stance, you want to avoid the Spohn relocation kit like the plague. There have been a lot of posts and issues with it on tech, people have posted pics of it, and if you have any kind of drop, you will drag the relocation kit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon7I2 View Post
    That helps a lot, thanks. Well, im now thinking the BMR 1. What do u run on ur car mrr23?
    i have the bmr adjustable that attaches to the transmission. because of the duals, i can't use the trak pak. i'm contemplating the bmr relocation bracket.

    on my 86TA, i had the bmr trak pak on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrr23 View Post
    there are a couple designs out there.

    spohn has this version that includes a driveshaft loop welded onto the trans crossmember
    http://www.spohn.net/productimages/405_big.jpg

    bmr has two ways to do this as well
    this one takes the arm off the transmission and allows you to adjust the instant center. this can be good for braking as well as acceleration. can be used with stock arm, or any aftermarket arm that would normally hook to the transmission.
    http://bmrfabrication.com/misc/TCC006.jpg

    this one comes with a crossbrace that you would weld to the car. preferably to subframe connectors. it's shorter than the stock arm which changes the instant center. downside is running true duals will be a problem.
    http://bmrfabrication.com/Xtreme/XTA001.jpg

    other manufacturers make just about the same thing.
    the bmr version is great for acceleration only... not braking... the short version of TA will creat massive wheel-hop on braking.
    There is a design which is better, but has its price... it's the UE (unbalanced-engineering) version
    http://www.unbalancedengineering.com/Camaro/
    This TA actually acts as a short one during acceleration and very long one while braking... imho, WAY better than what BMR offers, but @ a price.
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    i help a friend install the UE in his 98 z28. for someone autocrossing and such, it is a great one to have. you have to drill into your floorpan to install it. and it's real fun getting the right adjustment.

    can't say i ever experienced any braking isuues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrr23 View Post
    i help a friend install the UE in his 98 z28. for someone autocrossing and such, it is a great one to have. you have to drill into your floorpan to install it. and it's real fun getting the right adjustment.

    can't say i ever experienced any braking isuues.
    that means you haven't braken hard enough try getting stickier tires and better braking compound... brake-hop is way more aggressive than acceleration wheel hop... you feel like a giant is playing basketball with the rear of the car.

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