I just picked up a 67 to restore. The rear frame is a racing home
built and the differential is not original (The multi leaf mounts are
moved inboard to accomodate s375 60 15 tires. It is a 10 bolt open
rear and I will be looking at going to a posi unit. My question is, is
it worth it to look into cutting off the spring/shock mounts and
welding them in the correct location or should I just replace the rear?
I have never delved into a project this extensive and I appreciate any
advice you have.
Sounds like a great project! I'm restoring a '68 Camaro, very similar car.
I'm not sure which way you might go with that suspension, you could post it
on www.camaros.net it's a mainly 67-69 camaro site but lots of people ask
Firebird questions too.
Lots of tech info and some of the guys are true experts so you can get as
much free advice as you like--
tmannet (camaros.net username)
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