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Postby katostud » Wed Jul 11, 2007 1:01 am

where can i get or who makes a good torque arm i can get 4 my stock suspension vega?
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Postby gerbsinmd » Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:23 am

Unless it is a late Vega, you need to switch to a Monza Rear to get a torque arm to bolt on, but then you also will need a track bar, the one that goes side to side, to center it too. Putting a torque arm on a 4 link rear will cause binding without removing the upper control arms.
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Postby cosvega76 » Wed Jul 11, 2007 11:17 am

If you have some fabricating skills, Maximum Motorsports makes a torque arm setup for Mustangs. I haven't looked into this enough to see how much modification it would need, but it looks interesting.

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Postby katostud » Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:18 pm

i have a 76 vega hatch and a monza rear end and it has a torque arm on it already. im just looking if someone makes a good one 2 replace the wimpy stock one ?
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Postby gerbsinmd » Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:27 pm

Ah ha!!! I don't believe there is a direct replacement available. I think some have used the one for an F-body, but then you need to mod either the mounting point on the trans or create a new mounting point altogether.
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Postby 2lucke4u » Thu Jul 12, 2007 12:43 am

hey Stud
my monza has gone in the tens over 30 times with the wimpy stock arm with a one foot section of camaro arm to mate to the rear,no bends no problems,,if I did it again i would use a aftermarket adjustable one,,
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Postby Fasterthansome » Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:38 am

Stock torque arm went deep in the 9's for lots of runs.
It needs bracing. :shock:
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