G body front tubular a arms

Old 11-14-2010, 09:04 AM
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Default G body front tubular a arms

Thinking about tubular A arms for a 1980 BBC MAULIBU. I found some on maliburacing.com and gbodyparts.com . They are BMR brand at $560 and are made with DOM tubing. Anyone using these or suggest others? The CM ones are $900 which is not in the budget.

This is for bracket drag racing. My stock A arms are OK, but going to be rebuilding them if don't go to the tubular ones.

I also found some plastic front inner fender panels for $250. anyone else know of others?
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Old 11-14-2010, 11:33 AM
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Mark,
Can't you find an old malibu or elky around, they are the same from 1978 to 1988 and they are plastic from the factory, i still have the originals in both my 80 Malibu and my 79 Elky. I only cut a small section out of the left front for the front mounted fuel cell.
I think the Olds and Buicks G bodys have the same panels in them.

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Old 11-14-2010, 12:02 PM
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http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Chrome...-Arm,5584.html

Use 2 right side arms...
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Old 11-14-2010, 12:59 PM
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I already have plastic ones but they have seen better days. Looking for new ones just for cosmetic reasons.

If the Speedway chrome moly upper A arms 91031134 fit a Malibu, then they are what I am looking for. They also have Moog ball joints for $15 each. Couldn't find any lower tubular ones though in Speedway. Maybe stock car guys don't use them?

They are symetrical so you can use 2 right hand ones? I see the left hand one listed is 1/2" wider for a stock car.
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Old 11-14-2010, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by mytmouz
http://www.speedwaymotors.com/Chrome-Moly-Upper-Control-Arm,5584.html

Use 2 right side arms...
why? just curious
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Old 11-14-2010, 01:50 PM
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Roundy round stuff has one side longer for the stagger to be built in, the right side is stock, so you use 2 rights, just flip the center link over, if it not universal...Tubular lowers are hard to come by. TRZ makes some for a s10, which is the same, but they are pricey...
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Old 11-14-2010, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by mytmouz
Roundy round stuff has one side longer for the stagger to be built in, the right side is stock, so you use 2 rights, just flip the center link over, if it not universal...Tubular lowers are hard to come by. TRZ makes some for a s10, which is the same, but they are pricey...
thanks for the explanation
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Old 11-16-2010, 03:39 AM
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TRZ MOTORSPORTS IN FLA.LOOK THEM UP ON THE NET.
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