Trucks have come a long way from their intended, utilitarian idea. This crossmember adds more strength to the frame since it is welded on the inside of the rails and on the outside of the rails as well. Both brackets will offer you an adjustable stance at the rear. What was once relied on to haul goods has now become the new way to strut around the autocross or open track course. We are not responsible for these items outside of their original warranty. Thanks to you and the crew for all of the amazing support! The Jim Meyer Racing Products chassis package offers up to a 10-inch step over the rearend, while the front chassis step is also available up to 4-inches more than stock! Classic Industries makes things easy to ship, and or repair stock bed floors by manufacturing the steel bed floor in two pieces.
Plus, the advantages of using Classic Industries sheet metal is no rust repair which means less body work that will save you so major time and a ton of money. I drive this car to most shows. From stock originals, to mud trucks, to show stoppers. So what are you waiting for???? Be sure to check out the highly-detailed website for more information on this chassis or other aftermarket components. That seems to be the general idea when it comes to the world of aftermarket parts and components for our favorite muscle cars and recently, trucks.
The tabs on the edge of the rails are bed mounts. Two ½-inch Allen bolts secure the bracket to the upper A-arm tower. Optional steps heights over the front and rear suspension are also available. Next mark, clamp, and drill out the rest on the mounting holes that are indexed on the No Limit frame rail through the stock frame. Already known to be innovators in the industry, Speedtech Performance has continued tradition with our new line of Pro Touring C10 truck chassis, developed in house on our own '67 C10 short bed custom build. Different steps over the rear suspension are available, up to 10-inches and over the front up to 4-inches.
Every night on the television news broadcasts, we hear more and more about how broke our country really is. If you want your ride down in the weeds this is the only way to go. We can not drill a 5-on-5 pattern in the 11-inch Chevelle rotor. All of our pickup chassis feature 1-inch diameter X. Our video below shows this truck in action on the autocross. It features stock cab mounts, core support mounts, front bed mounts all in the stock locations , and moves the fuel tank out of the cab to the rear of the frame! The 24-inch long adjustable urethane bushed 4-link bars that attach to the outside of the rails make a more exhaust friendly chassis. All of our brackets are laser-cut and tumbled to provide you a clean, good looking bracket and a cleaner weld and consistant fit during production.
The off-set bracket can also be flipped over for another 1-inch of movement. The three-hole style is our Street Rod Style mount and the multi-hole style is our Drag Racing Style mount. With the rails off the truck slide each cross member in place on bolt them up. At the center of the bed both panels overlap forming a seam. The results — 9second average at Drag Week and a 178.
Before we set the cab and the front end back on the truck, we installed a new set of Energy suspension frame mount bushings. Now you can compare an example of the piece that Rob cut using the laser table, to another rail that was cut and bend into a frame rail using the press brake. More and more C10s have been appearing in the Pro Touring and G Machine worlds with owners demanding not just a low ride height but better also better handling products for their trucks. The custom fabricated center crossmember and mid brace is designed eliminate flex and twist under heavy acceleration and cornering. We moved the chassis over to the assembly room and figured that the easiest way to remove the rear suspension was to drop the shocks, Panhard bar and the top spring plates that attach the springs to the frame.
It also keeps the antisway bar arms tight against the rails. In high-grip situations, twisting and flexing can wreak havoc on factory components, including some off-the-shelf bolt-on parts. The Roadster Shop has carefully designed and engineered 4041 pre-hardened upper and lower control arm mounts, heavy duty splined sway bars that are built into the chassis, and billet aluminum steering arms for strength and weight reduction. These trucks were never meant to handle the serious demands of autocrossing with substantial rubber underneath. We encourage you to today.
Here Tylor starts to assemble the bed by laying out the bed floor and taking some measures to get both pieces of the floor as square as possible before bolting on the bedsides. Not long after this change Chevy trucks began to be customized as well as converted for racing purposes. Click on the links below to see what we offer to help bring your C10 into the modern world too! This equates to 4-inches of suspension travel for both front and rear wheels. Each and every chassis is Built-To-Order per the vehicle and customer specs. Looking into the back of the '67-72 Chevelle spindles, reveals the Jim Meyer beefy 1-inch thick bolt on steering arms that replace the stock front-steer arms.
See the next two photos. Something changed in 1967 though, and the general masses were beginning to see them in a different light. Next we unbolted the two bolts that hold the trailing arms in place to the trailing arm cross-member and rolled out the whole thing in one piece. The built in caster and camber settings will allow you to make easy adjustments from street ride quality to track performance settings. The precision cuts that this type of equipment makes is fascinating yet confusing as Rob swore to us that this piece really becomes a frame rail. Besides acting as a motor mount, the tube adds strength between the front crossmember and the frame rails on both sides. Dream about turning it into the ultimate street machine.
If you have any comments, suggestions or questions. This upper bracket can be moved about 3-4-inches for the stance you like best. Other parts that we do not manufacture such as brakes, steering racks, ball joints, brake flex lines, power steering lines, etc carry their own manufacturers warranties. The improved drivability and performance is phenomenal! For Richard Wilk and his wife, Mary Ann, this 1956 Ford F100 came into their lives after needing it for work on their property. You too can get your hands on the same kit shipped right to your front door with a click of a mouse. Notice the upper coilover shock mount. Remember, all of our chassis have an adjustable stance in the front-and-rear about 4-inches.