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Old 07-13-2009, 07:53 PM
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Were is the best place to get a complete rebuild kit for my 61's front end?
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Old 07-14-2009, 09:53 PM
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I used a polyplus front end kit from CCP, it has all the pieces and comes either with poly bushings or OEM rubber. I like the poly bushings, I also added a 1in. sway bar and helped the handling a lot.

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or........Kanter Auto. They do original rubber for tons of old cars.
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Old 07-15-2009, 02:36 PM
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I get stuff from Global West and Energy Suspension. Moog and Eaton can be your friend as well.

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I would agree with BA about Kanter, reputable and been in business many many years.

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By the way Speedway has a catalog full of roundy-round car parts that use B-body control arms and other suspension parts from the full size and light pick-up truck lines for use in mid sized race cars (circle track) so they have a lot of HD Impala parts that can be addapted to your rebuild if you recognize the part in the catalog for what you are looking for.

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There is a company on Ebay selling a complete front end kit. Not sure of quality but have heard decent things from them. Can't go wrong with GW or Energy Suspension
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Thanks,

I ended up ordering from Performance Suspension Components.
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poly bushings or rubber?
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I got the poly bushings.
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I bought most of mine from rockautoparts. except for the poly bushings which were energy suspension. The kits are mostly over priced
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I got a complete kit with inner and outer tie rods, idler arm, etc.. for $380.

Looked like the best deal I saw.
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Hey Jeremy, I'd be very interested to hear your thoughts about ride quality after you get those installed and run them for awhile.
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Will do.

The only thing is I am starting with a 100% stock car, down to the stock shocks. It is very very floaty right now.

I am rebuilding the front, adding new shocks, v8 springs in the front and new stock springs in the rear.

I will be starting a 'build' thread soon, and will definatliy keep it updated.
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