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Old 10-18-2007, 03:35 PM   #1
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Those are my Traction bars. They keep the control arms from moving around when you launch. They helped with traction alot, also keeps the front alot more stable.
This is on a W-body.

Looks like a good idea. Any help we can get for launching the better. Anyone else have any expierence with this idea? I remember reading someone had tried it before but I couldn't find it.
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Yup. Those are actually torque-arms, or control arm braces.

There was an attempt to copy them here on this Forum, and it resulted in cracked lower control arms on a 92 SSEi.

I actually still have all the components for install, but don't want to risk cracking another control arm (one already is from Woodburn) until I figure out a way to dampen the rod a bit.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...51&highlight=A A little searching should uncover more info.

Keep in mind the link in that topic is for W-body. G and H bodies will be different brackets/dimensions, and would have to be custom.
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Very interesting read. I am changing my control arms for other reasons on my car so I wouldn' t mind risking these to see if there is a way to make this work. Thanks for the help Bill.
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