subframe connectors 1981 z28 t top

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  1. ruthlessz28

    ruthlessz28 Veteran Member

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    had to massage the floor on my 79Z to get the competition engineering to fit
     
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    Lowend Administrator. .a car, a man, a maraca. Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    In my experience, most Comp Engineering stuff lacks... refinement
     
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    so what you are saying they suck?
     
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    carhead22000 oldblue

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    i,ll find out what ones i have on.fit perfect,weld to be sure.
     
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  5. hubedobeedo

    hubedobeedo 3rd times a charm

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    good thread i made a copy of DSE weld in connectors for my 71 .these cars are very similar underneath at with that being said you will not find a one size fits all,a good fabricating skill set goes a long way. i agree with opinion about t types ,i class in same category as convertibles . these cars need a subframe connector ,GM only cared about sales not "ye i will keep "
     

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  6. G72Zed

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    X2^^^^

    I copied my buddies, 2x3 .125 wall, 20$ for 2 pieces, grafted through the floor and into the TQ boxes from the inside, once the carpet is in, it's hard to even notice, and my boys are in the rear on many occasions.

    In my experience, it has proven to be the best in beaming and torsional for the most part, tying in to the rear seat cross member and rear lower floor tub with additional stitching made a huge difference, adding the front G or Y braces just complemented the whole thing in both areas.

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    Damn G, that looks so good.
     
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  9. Francesco

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    Fisher roofs are not stiffer than hurst roofs? I thought they were from all the articles i have read. Hurst roofs were original hard top roofs that got cut in after being built. The fisher was a factory construction. Doesnt that play in the sagging issues? I dont agree with you about putting t-top cars in the convertible class. Its just not the same but subframe connectors is a good option that yes.
     
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    Nice launch!!
     

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