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    Default Complete list of Suspension parts for a 4th gen F-body

    I'm gonna try to find and compile a list of all of the available suspension products with prices and where to get them. Its probably gonna take me a little while to make this, so for now its a work in progress.

    First off, Chassis stiffeners:

    Subframe Connectors (SFC):
    Kenny Brown Double Diamond
    - Price ?
    - Where to buy Ebay, Ls1tech, craigslist
    - Probably the best subframe connectors you can buy but good luck finding them.
    - Weld in

    Spohn
    - Price 149.00 (249.00 for chromoly)
    - Where to buy Spohn.net
    - I don't think anyone has them on this site but the ls1tech people love them.
    - Weld in

    UMI
    - Price 139.99 - 299.99
    - Where to buy GVPerfomace.com and many others.
    - They probably have the most choices for people, boxed, tubular, 3 point. They also have choices for convertibles.
    - Weld in or bolt on

    BMR
    - Price 139.95 - 179.95
    - Where to buy BMRfabrication.com and others.
    - Variety of choices boxed, tubular, convertible
    - Weld in

    J&M
    - Price 126.50 - 194.55
    - Where to buy Lmperformance.com
    - Choice of tubular or a similar to the KBDD triangular design. Never seen these until today and I dont know anyone who has them.
    - Weld in

    SLP
    - Price 299.99 - 379.99
    - Where to buy Summit, Jegs, SLP, etc.
    - 3 point only
    - Weld in or bolt on

    Hotchkis
    - Price 262.95
    - Where to buy Hotchkis.net
    - Boxed and not available for convertibles.
    - Weld in

    S&W Racecars



    Shock Tower Brace (STB):
    Kenny Brown
    - Price ?
    - Where to buy Ebay, forums, etc.
    - I know some of you have them in your cars, sadly I'm not one of them.
    - Fits 3.8, Lt1, and Ls1 cars.

    Hotchkis
    - Price 237.95 - 254.95
    - Where to buy Hotchkis.net, many others
    - Some say the best designed bar for our cars but I cant tell any differences between this bar which we have on the Lt1 and the BMR one I have on my car.
    - Fits V6s and V8s

    Spohn
    - Price 69.99 - 159.99
    - Where to buy Spohn.net
    - Only company that makes an adjustable one as far as I know.
    - Fits V8s only

    BMR
    - Price 64.95 - 179.95
    - Where to buy BMRfabrication.com, and others
    - The most commonly used bar
    - Fits V6s and V8s

    UMI
    - Price 64.95 - 99.95
    - Where to buy UMIperformance.com, and others
    - Fits V8s only

    Edelbrock
    - Price 119.95
    - Where to buy Summitracing.com, and others
    - Fits V8s only

    J&M
    - Price 78.85 - 84.28
    - Where to buy LMperformance.com
    - Fits V8s and V6s
    Last edited by 3.8blackmaro; 12-27-2010 at 05:00 PM.

    The Famiry: 96 3.8 Camaro, 94 3400 swap Chicken 96 3.8 Firechicken, 87 5.0 IRoc, 95 Lt1 swap 3.4 Camaro, 95 Z28, 93 Trans Am RIP

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    Sway Bars:
    Spohn
    - Price 329.00
    164.90 each
    395.00 pro drag bar
    - Where to buy Spohn.net
    - Solid 32mm front, Solid 22mm rear, Solid 25mm rear, Solid 1 5/16" rear

    Strano
    - Price 389.99 for the set
    199.99 for front
    189.99 for rear
    250.00 for adjustable rear
    - Where to buy Stranoparts.com
    - Hollow 35mm front, Hollow 22mm rear, Hollow 22mm 3 position adjustable rear

    Hotchkis
    - Price 529.00 for the set
    322.95 front
    273.95 rear
    299.99 adjustable rear
    - Where to buy Stranoparts.com cheaper, Hotchkis.net, others
    - Hollow 1 7/16" front, Hollow 1" rear, 15/16" adjustable rear

    UMI
    - Price 319.00 for the set
    164.00 front
    159.00 rear
    389.99 drag bar
    - Where to buy Umiperformance.com, Stranoparts.com, many others
    - Solid 35mm front, Solid 22mm rear, 1 1/4" rear

    BMR
    - Price 189.95 each
    449.95 xtreme rear bar
    - Where to buy BMRfabrication.com, many others
    - Hollow 35mm front, Hollow 25mm rear, Solid 1 1/4" rear

    1LE
    - Price ?
    - Where to buy ebay, forums, etc.
    - Hollow 32mm front, hollow 21mm rear

    Eibach
    - Price 396.95 for the set
    209.95 front
    169.95 rear
    - Where to buy Summitracing.com, others
    - Solid 32mm front, Solid 22mm rear

    Wolfe Race Craft
    Hellwig
    Edelbrock
    Suspension Techniques
    Addco
    Summit
    Belltech
    Many others, I'll add them later sick of looking up sway bars
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    K-Members:
    Spohn
    - Price 465.00 - 765.00
    - Where to buy Spohn.net
    - Very high quality subframe, I've watched them make one available in chromoly or mild steel.
    - Made for V6s and V8s

    PA racing
    - Price 369.00 - 600.00
    - Where to buy Gvperformance.com, Paracing.com
    - Made for V6s and V8s

    BMR
    - Price 449.95 - 599.95
    - Where to buy Bmrfabrication.com, Hawksthirdgenparts.com
    - Made for 3.8 and V8s unless someone can prove me wrong

    UMI
    - Price 489.99 - 569.99
    - Where to buy UMIperformance.com, and others
    - V8 only



    Panhard bars:
    Spohn
    - Price 75.00 - 184.00
    - Where to buy Spohn.net
    - Variety of choices, adjustable, chromoly, pivot joints, and del-sphere joints.

    UMI
    - Price 74.99 - 168.99, 209.99 upper bar
    - Where to buy UMIperformance.com
    - Variety of choices: adjustable, chromoly, roto-joints, and a upper bar designed for larger diameter exhaust systems.

    BMR
    - Price 74.95 - 168.95, 209.95 upper bar
    - Where to buy Bmrfabrication.com
    - Variety of choices: adjustable, chromoly, rod ends, poly ends, and a upper bar designed for larger diameter exhausts.

    J&M
    - Price 86.50 - 164.52
    - Where to buy Lmperformance.com
    - Variety of choices: adjustable, chromoly, billet aluminum, rod ends, poly ends

    Lakewood
    - Price 131.95
    - Where to buy Summitracing.com
    - Adjustable, poly ends

    Hotchkis
    - Price 119.95
    - Where to buy Hotchkis.net
    - Double adjustable, poly ends

    Global West
    - Price 67.67
    - Where to buy Summitracing.com
    - Non-adjustable, poly ends

    Edelbrock
    - Price 101.95 - 103.95
    - Where to buy Summitracing.com
    - Double Adjustable, poly ends

    Garanatelli Motor Sports
    - Price 169.95
    - Where to buy Summitracing.com
    - Non-adjustable, poly ends

    Wolfe Race Craft
    - Price 179.99
    - Where to buy Wolferacecraft.com
    - One choice: Chromoly, double adjustable, rod ends

    Unbalanced engineering
    - Price 170.00
    - Where to buy Unbalancedengineering.com
    - One choice: double adjustable with 0.75" QA1 XR series Teflon/Kevlar lined 0.75" chromemoly rod ends (from their site)



    Watt's link
    Strano Watt's link
    - Price 650.00
    - Where to buy Stranoparts.com
    - Replaces both panhard bars, look it up if you want to learn more.

    Fays2
    - Price 650.00
    - Where to buy fays2.net
    Last edited by 3.8blackmaro; 03-21-2011 at 07:16 PM.

    The Famiry: 96 3.8 Camaro, 94 3400 swap Chicken 96 3.8 Firechicken, 87 5.0 IRoc, 95 Lt1 swap 3.4 Camaro, 95 Z28, 93 Trans Am RIP

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    Torque arms:
    Unbalanced Engineering
    - Price 735.00 or 835.00
    - Where to buy Unbalancedengineering.com
    - A completely different set up than any other company, mainly used for road racers, or autox people. Look it up if you want more info, they go very in depth on their site.

    Wolfe Race Craft
    - Price 675.00 - 710.00
    - Where to buy Wolferacecraft.com
    - Chromoly, Crossmember mounted, solid mounts, compatible with 9", 12 bolt, and stock rear ends. Crossmember mounts further forward than all others and is weld in only.

    Spohn
    - Price 279.00 - 617.50
    - Where to buy Spohn.net
    - Many options: Transmission mounted or Crossmember mounted. Able to be mounted to 10 bolt, 12 bolt, 9", and dana 60 rear ends. Delsphere joint or poly end and can also be equipped with a driveshaft loop.

    UMI
    BMR
    SLP
    Edelbrock
    S&W Racecars




    Rear Control arms:
    Spohn
    UMI
    BMR
    Hotchkis
    Granatelli Motor Sports
    Global West
    Edelbrock
    Lakewood
    Wolfe Race Craft
    Unbalanced Engineering



    Tunnel Braces:
    UMI
    Spohn



    Front Upper and Lower Control arms:
    Spohn
    UMI
    BMR
    Global West



    Steering Racks:



    Relocation Brackets:



    Bushings and Mounts:



    Roll Cages:



    Springs:
    Qa1
    BMR
    Hotchkis
    Eibach
    B&G
    SRE
    Moog
    SLP
    Suspension Techniques
    Belltech
    Global West
    Edelbrock
    Summit
    Strano
    H&R



    Shocks:
    Penske
    Blisten
    Qa1
    Koni
    Ast
    Edelbrock
    KW
    KYB
    Tokico
    Strange
    Monroe
    Ridetech




    Driveshaft safety loops:
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    nice work sir, it shall be stickied
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    post up if I'm missing any.

    The Famiry: 96 3.8 Camaro, 94 3400 swap Chicken 96 3.8 Firechicken, 87 5.0 IRoc, 95 Lt1 swap 3.4 Camaro, 95 Z28, 93 Trans Am RIP

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    You can add founders new stuff, torque arm and sub frame connectors.

    Edit: actually there is nothing founders on this! They make good stuff, and its pretty cheap too!
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    98 NBM Camaro Z28 A4 [LS1]

    Mods: slp lid, borla adjustable catback, transgo kit, 3.73s, spohn tubular A arms..

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    i know several folks have purchased and used them. I've heard no complaints

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    I used there relos and lcas on the purple car. I'll be doing the same on the z. Too good a deal to pass up man.
    93 Firebird M5 [RIP]
    98 BPM Camaro M5 [RIP]
    98 NBM Camaro Z28 A4 [LS1]

    Mods: slp lid, borla adjustable catback, transgo kit, 3.73s, spohn tubular A arms..

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    I also have founders relos and LCA. They are the only company using 3 piece poly for their bushings.. kinda a mix between Roto and poly. I know Kris has the same ones.. So far so good!

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