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UMI Performance 107, Spohn Panhard Bar - Tubular Adjustable with Del-Sphere Pivot Joint/Poly Combo - 1982-02 Firebird V8 / V6



  • Spohn Panhard Bar - Tubular Adjustable with Del-Sphere Pivot Joint/Poly Combo - 1982-02 Firebird V8 / V6

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Free ShippingReplace the factorys weak, stamped steel, flexible panhard bar with one of our heavy duty set-ups! Allows for centering the rearend after lowering. The best component for serious handling performance. Allows alignment of the rear for clearance when running larger tires. Greatly increases rears lateral stability.

The panhard bar bushings on F-Body vehicles have a significant impact on your vehicles ride, comfort, handling, acceleration, noise and vibration. When the vehicle leans (rolls) in a turn, one side of the chassis moves up relative to the rear axle and the other side moves down. The panhard bar must twist to allow for the axle to articulate, this causes the panhard bar bushings to bind. If this bind becomes excessive, it will raise the rear wheel rate and produce sudden and uncontrolled changes in handling such as snap oversteer.

It is common to replace the stock rubber panhard bar bushings with polyurethane bushings to resolve the shortcomings of the factorys soft rubber bushings. The downside of polyurethane bushings is they prevent the necessary movement of the panhard bar during body roll, which in turn produces significant binding in the suspension when the vehicle is cornering. The polyurethane bushings also place high stresses on the panhard bar mounts on the vehicle. Polyurethane bushed panhard bars do not allow for rotation of the panhard bar during cornering because of the stiffness of the bushings.

Del-Sphere Pivot Joints:

The Spohn Performance Del-Sphere pivot joint solves the shortcomings of the factory rubber and aftermarket polyurethane bushings. Our Del-Sphere pivot joint incorporates a spherical ball which is surrounded by delrin bushing cups. This combination allows the panhard bar to articulate like a spherical rod end (28 degrees of available rotation) during cornering but the spherical ball does not allow the bushing to deflect. Therefore the panhard bar remains completely bind free like a spherical rod end during cornering for predictable traction in the corners.

Build Specifications:

  • 1.25 x .095 wall DOM tubing
  • Stronger, yet lighter than stock
  • TIG welded 4130N chrome moly threaded tube adapters
  • 3/4 Del-Sphere Pivot Joint
  • CNC machined through sleeve and zinc plated steel spacers keep Del-Sphere end perfectly centered inside of the vehicle mounting bracket
  • Polyurethane bushing (fluted) with grease fitting for easy lubrication
  • Right hand and left hand threaded male/female CNC machined 4140 chrome moly adjuster provides for easy on-car adjustment
  • Ships to you jig set at OEM length
  • Reuses OEM mounting hardware, no need to drill out your car's mounting brackets
  • Available powder coated in your choice of the above colors
4130N Upgrade: The ultimate in bullet-proof lightweight strength, 100% TIG welded chrome moly construction! Same as above, but constructed entirely from 4130N chrome moly tubing.

Fits Camaro and Firebird Models.
* Shipping Notes: Please note FREE Shipping refers to shipping within the contiguous contential US. All other locations extra. If your order will be delayed you will be notified via email the estimated shipping date.

Spohn Performance Panhard Rod Review(s)



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Spohn 2010-11 Camaro Front & Rear Tubular Sway Bars Set
5 Stars No body roll, Date: 6/20/2015

By: SS demon
Ownership: 1 month - 1 year


Easy install, recommend a lift. You will need to jack up the engine, the old front sway bar wouldn''t come out so we had to cut it in half. New front sway bar went in with no issues. I used my stock links, been on for 5k with no issues. You will need to purchase the bmr rear sway bar brackets to insure the stock ones do not break due to being flimsy. These bars really keep you in the corners!!!

Current Mods:
Spohn sway bars, bbk long tube headers, stainless works muffler deletes, vararam cold air intake, bmr sway bar brackets.

Spohn Panhard Bar Poly Bushings - 1982-02 Camaro V8 / V6
5 Stars 1998 Camaro, Date: 4/18/2015

By: Scott
Ownership: more than 1 year


Terrific product. Well manufactured. Great fit. Helped compliment the tubular control arms!

Current Mods:
too many to list

Spohn Tubular Tunnel Brace 1993-02 Camaro V8
5 Stars Spohn Tunnel Brace , Date: 4/25/2012

By: Anonymous
Ownership: 1 day - 1 week


The stock tunnel brace on my Camaro was a joke. Was just a thin piece of stamped steel you can actually bend with your hand. The Spohn tunnel brace really stiffened up the chassis by itself and stopped the majority of "wiggles" associated with convertibles (before I installed the sub-frame connectors which ended all "wiggles"). I recommend this product.

Current Mods:
UMI 3-point sub-frame connector (convertible), Spohn tunnel brace, Spohn strut tower bar

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