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Spohn Performance 205, Spohn Rear Lower Control Arms - Tubular Adjustable with Del-Sphere Pivot Joints 1982-2002 GM Firebird V8 / V6



Spohn Performance 205, Spohn Rear Lower Control Arms - Tubular Adjustable with Del-Sphere Pivot Joints 1982-2002 GM Firebird V8 / V6

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    Free ShippingSpohn Performance 205, Spohn Rear Lower Control Arms - Tubular Adjustable with Del-Sphere Pivot Joints 1982-2002 GM Firebird V8 / V6.

    The control arm bushings on F-Body vehicles have a significant impact on your vehicle’s 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 control arms must twist to allow for the axle to articulate, this causes the control arm 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.

    The factory minimizes this suspension bind by using compliant rubber bushings. These soft bushings help accommodate the necessary motion of the control arms during body roll. However, the rubber bushings do not provide much in the way of forward and aft support which can cause wheel hop during hard acceleration and braking.

    It is common to replace the stock rubber control arm bushings with polyurethane bushings to resolve the shortcomings of the factory's soft rubber bushings. Polyurethane bushings eliminate wheel hop, reduce axle deflection, and improve straight line traction. However, the downside of polyurethane bushings is they prevent the necessary movement of the control arms 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 control arm mounts on the vehicle. Polyurethane bushed control arms do not allow for rotation of the control arm 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 control arm 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 during acceleration. This provides for great straight line traction like polyurethane bushed control arms but 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 joints
    • Right hand and left hand threaded ends with wrench flats allow for easy on-car adjustment - Ship jig set at OEM length
    • CNC machined through sleeve and zinc coated steel spacers keep Del-Sphere ends perfectly centered inside of the vehicle mounting brackets
    • Re-uses OEM mounting hardware, no need to drill out your car's LCA mounting bracket holes
    • Available powder coated in your choice of the above colors
    4130N Upgrade: The ultimate in bullet-proof lightweight strength, 100% TIG welded 4130N chrome moly construction! Same as above, but constructed entirely from 4130N chrome moly tubing.

    Priced per Pair -- Qty. 1 = 1 Pair

    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.

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    Spohn Performance 205 Lower Control Arms R Review(s)



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    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

    Spohn Adj. Torque Arm - Trans. Mounted 1993-02 Camaro V8
    4 Stars torque arm, Date: 10/15/2010

    By: jksz28
    Ownership: 1 week - 1 month


    This torque arm is far better then the stock arm. I had to replace the stock because it cracked and bent. When getting this spohn arm you can clearly tell why it's so much better then the stock one. Even if your car is stock its far to dangerous to run with the factory torque arm. In fact I'd say its life threatening. Oh! and I did notice an improvement in cornering.

    Current Mods:
    magnaflow catback exhaust, pacesetter LT headers with y-pipe, slp cold intake, spohn adj torque arm

    Spohn Adj Torque Arm Poly Bushing Mount TH400 Trans. Retrofit (short tail) 1982-92 Camaro V8
    4 Stars Killer Retro-Fit, Date: 2/19/2009

    By: PNYKILR (ponykiller)
    Ownership: more than 1 year


    I really love how easy this x-member went in and bolted to the car. The adj t/a makes pre-load a snap. The whole set up just looks sexy sittin' under there in black. The only thing I might change is the fact that there is no way to get a socket on the bolts for the trans mount to bolt it to the tailshaft, a challenge to get a wrench on it. The access holes have to be drilled out big enough to get a socket on them. Please let me know if there is a different way. I will definitely be buying more Spohn products for this dirty bird. Sub frame connectors are next. Need a good sized decal to put on the car also. (Wink Wink)

    Current Mods:
    496 Hp/542lb-ft 383, Wilsons Transmissions TH400 w/ rev valve body, killer shift kit (snap ur head off & put in the back seat w/a smile u cant chissel off) & a Wilson's 10" 3500 stall. MSD Digital 6+ box. Spohn trans mount w/adj t/a. Heddman full tube headers, 3" pipe to Super 44's dumped @ the rear floor pan. '88 IROC rear end w/ disc brakes, True-Trac Posi, Richmond 4.10's. Six point cage.

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