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IMCA 1978-88 GM Metric Chassis 9 Inch Ford Axle Bracket Kit

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IMCA 1978-88 GM Metric Chassis 9 Inch Ford Axle Bracket Kit

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What's in the Box

You can weld these brackets to your 9" Ford housing and install it in your 1978-88 GM Metric chassis. Includes upper and lower control arm mounts. Welding required. Designed for 3-1/2" axle tubes, but can be fit to 3" tubes.

Application

  • 1978-1981 Chevy Malibu
  • 1978-1988 Chevy Monte Carlo
  • 1978-1988 Chevy El Camino
  • 1978-1981 Buick Century
  • 1978-1987 Buick Regal
  • 1978-1982 Pontiac Le Mans
  • 1978-1987 Pontiac Grand Prix
  • 1978-1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass
  • 1978-1987 GMC Caballero

Notes

  1. Upper control-arm mounts are 'Trim-to-Fit' due to the wide variety of 9" Ford Housings. The lower mounts in this kit have only one shock mount position.
  2. Kit does not include lower coil spring perches. If needed, order (2) perches 917-20243. 

Specs

Measurement from bottom of housing to center of trailing arm hole is 2 1/2”.

Customer Reviews

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Montecarlorunna
Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

Great quality

December 24, 2013
Very Clean and easy to use product. No problems for me what so ever. Handles my 700 horsepower drag car.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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CherokeeRedman

upper control bracket failure

July 17, 2013
The Upper control arm bracket broke above the weld which means the material isn't thick enough to handle the load my oval dirt track car could give it. They need to use a thicker material for this part for this reason. It says that this kit is IMCA Approved but I was told differently by the director and that he would contact the producer of this product and let them know what happened. I would use something other than this thin rectangular piece for the upper mounts.
Cons:
  • material for upper control arm too thin. broke.
No, I would not recommend this product.
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Merchant Response:

CherokeeRedman, thank you for your feedback. Please note that this particular item is an off road/race car suspension component and as such, does not carry a manufacturer's warranty and therefore cannot be refunded/exchanged. This particular order shows a purchased date of 3-28-11 which unfortunately is out of the 1 year date range for any type of possible warranty that could be considered if it carried a manufacturer??_s warranty otherwise. We greatly appreciate your comments which were forwarded on to Speedway Quality Control team to consider possible construction modifications to these mounts and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
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Product Q&A

3 questions : 3 answers

1 answers

would this work on an 8.8 ford rear i have a 8.8 out of a 5.0 mustang would this work due to it being a trim to fit.

delreyss
California, USA
February 19, 2015

would this work on an 8.8 ford rear i have a 8.8 out of a 5.0 mustang would this work due to it being a trim to fit.

Answers

February 19, 2015
EricM
Yes you should be able to use this on an 8.8 rear end also. The only issue you will run into is the 8.8 has a smaller axle tube diameter and these brackets have a radius cut for a 3" OD axle tube. If you do a little fitting of the brackets they should work fine for you.
1 answers

Are the lower trail arm mounts available separately?

Benji
December 03, 2013

Are the lower trail arm mounts available separately?

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December 03, 2013
EricM
Sorry I do not offer the lower mount separately.
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Which bushings are used in the upper mounts?

ksbowtie
January 26, 2013

Which bushings are used in the upper mounts?

Answers

January 28, 2013
Jason
The bushings for the GM metric chassis axle braxket upper mount which are included in this kit are a stock replacement rubber bushing.
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