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1970-94 GM Lower Control Arms

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Specs
Overall Width:
15.75
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Control Arm Bushing to Ball Joint Center:
18.625
Garage Sale:
No
1970-94 GM Lower Control Arms
1970-94 GM Lower Control Arms

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1970-94 GM Lower Control Arms

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What's in the Box

These new lower control arms fit '70-'94 GM. They are bare and will require you to install bushings and K6141 Moog-style ball joints.

This control arm is not an OEM replacement and is therefore suggested as an off road/circle track racing control arm only. We recommend applying a tack weld to the bottom of the ball joint.

Use 1971-76 Impala/Caprice press-in ball joints 917-20038 at right.

Fits

 

  • 1973-1977 Chevelle
  • 1975-79 Nova
  • 1970-81 Camaro
  • 1978-94 Metric Impala 

 

Item Details

This control arm is not an OEM replacement. We recommend ball joint 91720038 or equivalent.

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