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Old 05-29-2013, 02:43 PM   #1
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Suspension Installation Suggestions

Hey all,
I'm looking for some advice on a good shop that can install my Pfadt Stage 3 ZL Spec Suspension Kit. (i.e. Sub-Frame bushings, Springs, Sways, trailing arms, alignment, etc...)

I am looking for someplace close to home (North Eastern PA or North Western NJ).

Does anybody have a good recommendation?
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:05 PM   #2
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Anyone?
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:26 PM   #3
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Might get more hits if you post in the regional forums.
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do the springs, they sways, and the trailing arms yourself, save the money cause its super easy
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:42 PM   #5
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do the springs, they sways, and the trailing arms yourself, save the money cause its super easy
That's what I was thinking but the sub-frame bushings without a lift... ouch!
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Old 05-30-2013, 03:03 AM   #6
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Actually I thought the subframes were really easy too with jacks and jack stands. With a partner of course.
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Actually I thought the subframes were really easy too with jacks and jack stands. With a partner of course.
wanna do mine?
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Old 05-30-2013, 06:33 AM   #8
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I did mine with just a jack and jack stands. No partner (wife was home just in case). With the car on jack stands, loosen one side of the subframe and take out the bolts on the other, supporting the subframe with the jack. heat the bushing mount area with a propane torch and using a socket as a press jack the subframe up, pushing the bushing out. This method was posted by Rob@wretchedmotorsports in another thread. The fronts came out very easy, the rears took a little more work because of their size. I never even had to take the stock exhaust off.
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Old 05-30-2013, 06:54 AM   #9
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Actually I thought the subframes were really easy too with jacks and jack stands. With a partner of course.
Maybe if you are doing the inserts. The full bush is a PITA to get out.
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Old 05-30-2013, 10:59 AM   #10
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Maybe if you are doing the inserts. The full bush is a PITA to get out.
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:04 AM   #11
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Have you tried it? Maybe if you can get a hole saw to cut the ferrule out of the center otherwise

Here is how I did mine but I completely removed the rear subframe to make it easier.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=289431
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:18 AM   #12
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Sawsall works. I had mine done but we did my friends on jack stands in my garage. Annoying but not really hard.
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