deep pocket vs. regular lower control arms

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deep pocket vs. regular lower control arms

Postby chevyart » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:57 pm

i have heard that is possible for the front coil springs to come out of the shallow pocket on the 71-74 vegas, and that is why GM changed to the deep pockets in 1975. has anyone ever seen or heard of this happening?. im just curious. I have deep pocket control arms in my 75 vega. thanks art
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Re: deep pocket vs. regular lower control arms

Postby cosvega76 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:04 am

I'd not heard that before, Art.


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Re: deep pocket vs. regular lower control arms

Postby nutt » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:51 am

That's never gonna happen. I'd bet GM engineers just wanted a longer spring in there for obvious reasons.
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Re: deep pocket vs. regular lower control arms

Postby cjbiagi » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:04 am

The shock is going to limit how far the A arms can swing and therefore I don't see anyway the spring can pop out. I agree, it's probably just a matter of being able to install a longer spring.
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