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    Heres a thought I had. Any know of any F-bodys or what it would take to convert one into a Independent Rear Suspention?
    I guess a four link is like that, but are those hard to do?
    If GTOs and Vettes have it, whats to say a F-body cant do it.
    Ok vettes have that weird torque tube and trans axle with that leaf spring in the middle, but what about the GTO?
    What can the CV shafts take in regards to power?
    I think it would be cool for one. It would eliminate the 10 bolt curse. How reliable are the rearends on GTOs?
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    Do you like autocross or something. There is no benifit to IRS for drag racing.

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    Been done already with a C4 rear end. Been threads about it before. I could find it for ya but I'll let you search and find it yourself.

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    Ever heard of the dreaded GTO hop?? Not fun at all.

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    ok, finally some replies.
    Yes i like autocross and road racing.
    I guess ill look some more for that thread someone was talking about.

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    the GTO I test drove bounced like a basketball when I dumped the clutch

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    I was about to say i think that someone sells a kit to use c4 suspension...

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    HOLY CRAP!!! That setup is awesome!!!! I want that sooooo bad. Well that brings about the end to this thread now doesnt it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black 99 Bird View Post
    Do you like autocross or something. There is no benifit to IRS for drag racing.
    The unsprung weight would be a plus and you exhaust would be smoother with the exhaust path altered UNDER the rearend instead of our traditional over with hardly any loss in ground clearance. and drag racing? Im sure you can beef up this set up to handle drag racing. People race vettes all the time.

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