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Old 10-18-2013, 01:38 PM   #1
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BMR trailing arms

Getting NF cammed soon. I was wondering if these bmr trailing arms will help it hook up. I know everyone always goes crazy with power but its nothing if you can't get it to the ground.
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Old 10-18-2013, 01:49 PM   #2
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Yes, along with subframe bushings. I'm not putting the same power down but my can never hops.
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Old 10-18-2013, 01:55 PM   #3
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Getting NF cammed soon. I was wondering if these bmr trailing arms will help it hook up. I know everyone always goes crazy with power but its nothing if you can't get it to the ground.
The short answer....YES! Longer answer....Trailing arms are known to help reduce and/or help eliminate wheel hop. If you get rid of the wheel hop, you will definitely "hook up" better off the line. And you're absolutely correct, all the HP in the world doesn't do you a darn bit of good if you can't apply it!!! So....any suspension mods are money well spent in my book!!! I would recommend the TCA027 or TCA033 with the spherical bearings. And definitely upgrade the outer T/A Bushing while you're at it....BK006. Call Kyle at BMR....he'll hook you up!!!
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Old 10-18-2013, 01:59 PM   #4
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Getting NF cammed soon. I was wondering if these bmr trailing arms will help it hook up. I know everyone always goes crazy with power but its nothing if you can't get it to the ground.
The trailing arms will definitely help with the unwanted movement in the rear suspension which will combat the wheel hop and help you get the power down to the ground. If you are going to do a set of the trailing arms make sure you do the outer trailing arm bushings (BK006) at the same time because they will also help out considerably.

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Yes, along with subframe bushings. I'm not putting the same power down but my can never hops.
Rear subframe/rear cradle bushings are never a bad idea and one of the first suspension mods we recommend for the late model Camaros. They would definitely be a good option for the OP too.

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The short answer....YES! Longer answer....Trailing arms are known to help reduce and/or help eliminate wheel hop. If you get rid of the wheel hop, you will definitely "hook up" better off the line. And you're absolutely correct, all the HP in the world doesn't do you a darn bit of good if you can't apply it!!! So....any suspension mods are money well spent in my book!!! I would recommend the TCA027 or TCA033 with the spherical bearings. And definitely upgrade the outer T/A Bushing while you're at it....BK006. Call Kyle at BMR....he'll hook you up!!!
I couldn't have said it any better myself!
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Old 10-18-2013, 02:03 PM   #5
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Personally, I like my TCA033's because they're smaller and lighter than the TCA027's. And someday, if you decide to get really crazy with the upgrades and do the BMR 15" wheel conversion package....well, then you already have the required Trailing Arms to do it!!! But there is definitely something to be said for the super-strong box steel construction of the TCA027 too!!! Either way, it's a win-win situation.
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Old 10-18-2013, 04:19 PM   #6
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Thanks guys the info guys. Do I need any special tools for the install?
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Old 10-18-2013, 04:27 PM   #7
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Thanks guys the info guys. Do I need any special tools for the install?
Getting the OEM outer trailing arm bushings out can be a little challenging, but you can rig up some big sockets or pipe and a threaded rod with some washers, or there are a few vendors that sell removal tools like this one....

http://store.pfadtracing.com/2010-ca...-removal-tool/

Other than that, just simple hand tools.
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Old 10-18-2013, 04:32 PM   #8
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I could not AGREE more with this thread!!!! I was going to ask about best suspension upgrades...I'm wanting to build from the rear end up...Learning my two friends one that had a shelby GT 500, and one with a GTO with a 402 stroker Fully bolted!! Took both cars out and well guess what all 500 HP both cars have completely useless since they couldn't hook up!
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:02 PM   #9
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The root cause of wheel hop in the 5th Gen is movement in the OEM sub-frame bushings. They are the foundation for all other suspension modifications. Almost as important is IRS alignment. Before you start adding parts to your 5th Gen it is a a good idea to rear the Book of 5th Gen. The highlighted chapters are most relevant to Wheel Hop and Suspension Upgrades.

Pedders 2010 Chevrolet Camaro Suspension Evaluation

Foundational 5th Gen Required Upgrades

Lowering Coils and Coilovers

Trouble Free, OEM Quiet V6 Lowering

Sway Bars

Suspension Bushes

ZL1 / CTS-V Brake Upgrade for the SS

Wheels and Tires

Bush Timing, Alignment and Torque Specs

Pedders USA Camaro 2.0

Lingenfelter L/28 Tech

5th Gen Wheel Hop and Drag Race Setup

Thermal Management

Running Changes Made to the 5th Gen by Chevrolet

Public Track Test #1

Public Track Test #2 Camaro vs. Mustang Supercar Shootout

2013 Strut Mounts, Pedders Coilover Pre-Compression and Ride Height Settings
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Old 10-19-2013, 11:54 PM   #10
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We use BMR all the time to help get the NightFury power down to the ground!
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Old 10-22-2013, 04:08 PM   #11
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Thanks guys the info guys. Do I need any special tools for the install?
The install on these parts can definitely be done with simple hand tools and I will say that the majority of our customer install these parts in their garage or driveway. The factory outer trailing arm bushings can be a pain in the butt to get out but it can be done with hand tools also. Here is a link to one of the more simple DIY ways to remove the bushings.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=178025

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I could not AGREE more with this thread!!!! I was going to ask about best suspension upgrades...I'm wanting to build from the rear end up...Learning my two friends one that had a shelby GT 500, and one with a GTO with a 402 stroker Fully bolted!! Took both cars out and well guess what all 500 HP both cars have completely useless since they couldn't hook up!
We try to explain this to everyone the best we can but sometimes you people have to learn this on their own.

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We use BMR all the time to help get the NightFury power down to the ground!
Thanks for the good words!
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Old 10-25-2013, 09:25 PM   #12
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Installed my 27s and bushings today...BIG difference!
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Old 10-29-2013, 01:22 PM   #13
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Installed my 27s and bushings today...BIG difference!
Awesome! I am glad the TCA027s and BK006s we sent out to made a nice noticeable difference. If there is anything else we can help you out with let us know.
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