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Old 04-14-2012, 06:19:04 PM   #1
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Frame Connectors 1970

Have a very clean 1970 shell and do not want to cut up the floor in any way or shape. What product do we suggest to link the frames on this car that is just bolt in. Any suggestions guys? Pat
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:31:49 PM   #2
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Pro touring F body makes some nice ones, would recommend you buy them along with the solid subframe bushings (by together and save a few bucks).

I think they do recommend welding them in with solid bushings, but if you use poly bushings your ok just bolting them in.


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Old 04-15-2012, 10:26:37 AM   #3
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Thanks for info, have you used this on any of your cars? Pat.
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Old 04-16-2012, 11:19:12 AM   #4
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their are a lot of people here that have his products or similar, i suggest that you weld them in and use solid bushings, that will be the best way to tie the front to to the back.
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:54:40 PM   #5
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I bought bolt in subframe cannectors years ago don't remeber the company. but after I bolted them in I welded them in place.

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Old 04-16-2012, 03:31:38 PM   #6
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PTFB, Alston, and Competition Engineering make bolt-in SFCs that will fit your car. The PTFB design is better as there is little loss of ground clearance compared to the other two. I have Jegs SFCs in my '78, which are similar to the CE design. Originally installed in 2002, I removed them last summer for repainting when installing new leaf springs. They were never welded in and there was no sign of bolt-hole elongation after 9 years.


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http://www.cachassisworks.com/p-1409...ear-frame.aspx
http://www.competitionengineering.co...?CatCode=11001




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Old 04-16-2012, 07:50:40 PM   #7
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On my 73 I did the PTFB subframe connectors. Bolted to the front sub frame and back frame rail not welded to the back until I had the front end aligned all four wheel to make sure the front and rear wheels were "square".

Also did the solid bushings from DSE. Worked great. Fender gaps were good.

Only short drives so far but very solid.
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Old 04-20-2012, 11:29:56 PM   #8
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Thanks for the input guys. Appreciatee it.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:24:11 PM   #9
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I just installed and bolted in the PTFB subframe connectors..I'll drop pictures tomorrow for you... Once I drive I'll let you know my feedback... Once the rain brakes..
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