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1970 Chevy Chevelle - Eliminate Wheelhop

By Installing New Upper And Lower Trailing Arms

Wheelhop breaks parts, slows your quarter-mile e.t.'s and makes your teeth chatter. And the more horsepower you're making, the more severe wheelhop usually is. Simply bolting on a set of made-in-Taiwan chrome traction bars (or similar items) may lessen the pogo-stick effect, but what you really need to do is replace the flex-prone O.E.M. suspension components and bushings with new parts that'll take the torque.

The folks at Hotchkis Performance have been working on the woes of wheelhop for years and have come up with a gaggle of goodies to get your car to hook. One prime king of wheelhop is our Cheap Street Chevelle project car. Our '70 Chevelle (and all '64-'72 GM A-bodies, for that matter) would not only hop, skip and jump on each dragstrip launch, it would also flounder aimlessly when navigating any sort of twisty canyon road.

Hotchkis has a suspension setup that gave us smooth launches along with great daily driveability--even on twisty roads. And here's the beauty of the Hotchkis kit: You can easily install the parts in your driveway with standard hand tools. Heck, even if you can't afford everything at once, Hotchkis sells the parts separately so you can build up as your budget allows.

SOURCES
Tokico
Dept. MM&FF
8105 NE 91 St.
Vancouver
WA  98662
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