Vega rear control arm mount reinforcment. Josh, need help

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Vega rear control arm mount reinforcment. Josh, need help

Postby spyderwagon » Sun May 04, 2008 5:05 pm

I need help with the reinforcment of my rear control arm mounts. Car is very solid but I would rather be safe than sorry.

Is there a kit that is sold to do this? If not, any input form guys that have done this would be great.

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Postby rustorbust » Sun May 04, 2008 7:38 pm

Look throught this buildup, check out what he did with the rear subframe deal. I did this to my car and oh man what a difference, by far the best thing I have done to my car.
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Postby v8astregt » Sun May 04, 2008 7:47 pm

Wow, that's a good link, never looked it over before!

Follow that example Logan!

As far as what I did, the one side was easy to reinforce, since the bracket came off completely on its own. It made it easy to gusset. I tried to do it to the other one, but it'd very had to gusset with the MIG welder I have access to. So I just rewelded the original welds, THAT WERE STARTING TO SEPARATE!!!! I'll have to buy me a welder someday, and tear it apart more. I don't know how well you can reinforce it without tearing it apart further. Just have to break the other one off! lol!!
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Postby spyder_xlch » Sun May 04, 2008 11:06 pm

Here are 2 other good jobs,
Ray's (peterpan)
And Nic's (NixVegaGT)
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Re: Vega rear control arm mount reinforcment. Josh, need help

Postby Monzawagon1320 » Fri May 16, 2008 10:57 pm

here is the way there done on my dads 75 wagon
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