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Old 09-10-2010, 10:30 PM   #1
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subframe connectors

I have found bmr subframe connectors. Who else makes a subframe connector. whos is best and why. the bmr seems really easy to install. so if they are more are they as easy to install.
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Old 09-10-2010, 10:47 PM   #2
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BMR is a nice quality product.Been ussing there products for a long time.
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Old 09-11-2010, 06:23 AM   #3
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If you are just beginning to modify your suspension subframe connectors are not the best starting point. If that is the case, shoot me a PM and we can get you on the right track.

If you already are well into suspension upgrades then we like the BMR connectors, you will need to go with the BMR tunnel brace as well when you make the upgrade as the stock one will not work with it. The only other real option is the Hotchkis Max Brace but it is made from a weaker material.
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I have all the BMR stuff. 12.35 @ 113 with Nitto DOT's
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I have found bmr subframe connectors. Who else makes a subframe connector. whos is best and why. the bmr seems really easy to install. so if they are more are they as easy to install.
Unless your going to shoot for 700+ HP in your Camaro, subframe connectors are not needed...
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x3... subframe connectors are not really a good starting point.

Most people that mod 5th gens are previous 4th gen owners/modders. With previous camaros, subframe connectors were pretty much THE first suspension mod. But those were all F-bodies.... with the new Zeta platform, subframe connectors only do so much. I would look into replacing a few of the bushings/trailing arms first.
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Old 09-12-2010, 10:14 PM   #7
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Unless your going to shoot for 700+ HP in your Camaro, subframe connectors are not needed...
I am at 700 hp now with more on the way. let me also say that this is a weekend play toy. I dont race it road coarse or drag. I play way more than i should when i drive but enough about that. I remember the classics that the body would twist due to torq and hp being higher than normal. I understand now that these car are not as prone to do that and this may not be needed at all. My baby is over a year old and has 2100 miles . so with this completed info do i even need the connector im thinking probably not .. what do yall think.
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Old 09-16-2010, 05:01 PM   #8
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ok sounds like not needed thanks everyone
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I have found bmr subframe connectors. Who else makes a subframe connector. whos is best and why. the bmr seems really easy to install. so if they are more are they as easy to install.
The Hotchkis Chassis Brace is extruded oval aluminum. Lightweight and plenty strong for the job. Have you already done sways and springs or other suspension mods?



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The Hotchkis Chassis Brace is extruded oval aluminum. Lightweight and plenty strong for the job. Have you already done sways and springs or other suspension mods?



I have not done any suspension mods. From what i am hearing with a vehicle used like i use it does not need a subframe brace. Im convenced and not convenced how so? well im used to older muscle cars that would twist the frame. From what i hear that is not an issue with the new frames. So im left thinking i should not worry. bottom line i dont know what i need i just dont want to damage the car while im out goofing off.
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