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1970-94 GM Lower Control Arms

Specs
Overall Width:
15.75
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Control Arm Bushing to Ball Joint Center:
16.00
Garage Sale:
No
1970-94 GM Lower Control Arms

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Reviews

Q & A

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.

Customer Reviews

Rated 3.5 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
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Midmod racer
Verified Purchaser
Stillwater, MN

Stamping seem thin

July 21, 2015
Part was clean and well painted. Had to remove stock bushing sleeve and replace with Speedway urethane bushing. Bent control arm when pushing in bushings. Material seems thinner than stock. Would rather buy reclaim arms going forward.
Pros:
  • Clean And Well Painted
Cons:
  • Bent When Press Bushing
  • Material Thin
No, I would not recommend this product.
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wydirt
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glenrock wy

great product

June 15, 2015
fits like its supposed to great price
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

9 questions : 9 answers

1 answers

are these to match the 1" narrowed upper control arms?

bigshooter
July 14, 2014

are these to match the 1" narrowed upper control arms?

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July 15, 2014
EricM
No these are a stock length control arm. Sorry I do not offer a 1" narrowed control arm.
1 answers

are these the same size as mid 70 camaro lowers?

JHelms
May 16, 2014

are these the same size as mid 70 camaro lowers?

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May 19, 2014
Travisp
These would work on a 70 to 81 camaro.
1 answers

What is the overall length and width?

Movinup
March 18, 2014

What is the overall length and width?

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March 18, 2014
EricM
This control arm is 15 3/4" wide from outside to outside of the bushings and 15 5/8" from the center line of the bushings to the center of the ball joint.
1 answers

do these arms fit an s10? ive heard they fit but with a different bushing?

zach
pittsburgh pa
March 15, 2012

do these arms fit an s10? ive heard they fit but with a different bushing?

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March 16, 2012
Eric
No these will not fit your S10. Our part number 91034290 which is for a 78 to 88 G body (Metric Mone Carlo) will fit a 2wd S10.
1 answers

with these fit the metric monte carlo ?

March 15, 2012

with these fit the metric monte carlo ?

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March 16, 2012
Eric
No it will not. See our part number 91034290 for your Metric Monte Carlo application.
1 answers

Do these units also fit 94 roadmasters?

April 19, 2011

Do these units also fit 94 roadmasters?

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April 21, 2011
Scott
The arm that you are looking at will fit the only problem I see is the ball joint. These arms take a balljoint equivalent to a Moog K6141 which is a balljoint out of 71-76 Impala however it is still a 10* taper. Hope this info helps you out.
1 answers

What size bushings does the lower require?

May 09, 2011

What size bushings does the lower require?

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May 11, 2011
Jason
Part #91634038(1.910 x .563) and 91634037(1.650 x .563)
1 answers

Will this correctly fit a big body Monte Carlo?

Tiretool
Swainsboro, Ga
June 28, 2015

Will this correctly fit a big body Monte Carlo?

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June 29, 2015
Eric
Expert
This lower control arm will fit 73 to 77 Monte Carlo.
1 answers

will this control arm fit 73 elcamino with out modification

rusty
new richmond wi
July 24, 2015

will this control arm fit 73 elcamino with out modification

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July 28, 2015
Zach
Expert
No, these are not ideal for use on an El Camino. 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.
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