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« on: June 10, 2017, 03:12:40 PM »

So my car is about to go back on the rotisserie, was asked if I wanted to do frame connectors? I wanted to ask you all what you think? I wasn't going to but should I? Looking at prob around 400hp for my build nothing real extreme.
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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2017, 06:10:21 PM »

So my car is about to go back on the rotisserie, was asked if I wanted to do frame connectors? I wanted to ask you all what you think? I wasn't going to but should I? Looking at prob around 400hp for my build nothing real extreme.
I had some put on mine this winter...honestly I don't notice a huge diff ...kinda like the big sway be I put on buttttt it makes me feel as if I'm tightening up the ol girl ....I feel more boss barreling down the black top

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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2017, 08:23:51 PM »

If you aren't 100% sold on installing connectors, US Cartool makes a real nice set of bolt in connectors.
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2017, 10:53:35 PM »

I used the USCartool weld-in style and and very glad I did. Car doesn't flex much at all anymore.
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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2017, 11:08:52 PM »

The laser cut weld in units from US car tool are about the best you can get. The little flimsy square tube style connectors don't do much as they can flex. If you want to take it one step further you can buy a whole unibody stiffening kit from them. I installed a kit on a cuda and made the whole car stiff as can be.
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« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2017, 05:34:04 AM »

I used the us car tool connectors aswell.  They are the best out there and not expensive. They Require a lot of welding.
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« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2017, 02:11:27 PM »

I used the weld-in U.S. Cartools connectors. My body man felt that welding the entire length of the connectors would distort the floor pan, so he welded them every few inches, then used body sealant to fill in the gaps. That way when I punch it now, and it pulls the front wheels off the ground, the car stays nice and level across the front! 
I know, in my dreams, but the car does feel tighter than before the connectors went in.
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« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2017, 07:12:59 AM »


We just put in the US Car Tool weld-in connectors, and figured WTH, added the torque boxes. Only 435hp. Figure after 45 years the unibody can use some help maintaining its integrity. Will add the 17" wheels, shocks, springs, rear sway to complete our handling upgrades.
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« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2017, 08:37:45 AM »

So my car is about to go back on the rotisserie, was asked if I wanted to do frame connectors? I wanted to ask you all what you think? I wasn't going to but should I? Looking at prob around 400hp for my build nothing real extreme.
I had some put on mine this winter...honestly I don't notice a huge diff ...kinda like the big sway be I put on buttttt it makes me feel as if I'm tightening up the ol girl ....I feel more boss barreling down the black top

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