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Plymouth Barracuda Front Suspension Upgrade - The B3 Is Back
And It'll Be Badder Than Ever With New CAP Auto Products Tubular Front Suspension Parts
By Dave Young, Photography by Dave Young
July 01, 2009
Also included in our kit were these aluminum strut-rods. Again, these are lighter than the originals, don't sacrifice strength, and are fully adjustable.
Also included in our kit were these aluminum strut-rods. Again, these are lighter than the
We adjusted the new strut rods to the length of the old ones as a starting point and installed them. If we choose to make caster adjustments later, the strut rods can be adjusted to accommodate our changes.
We adjusted the new strut rods to the length of the old ones as a starting point and insta
With our new tubular K-member and control arms in place, the torsion bars can be re-installed. Don't forget to install new suspension components with plenty of fresh grease for smooth operation and to prevent corrosion.
With our new tubular K-member and control arms in place, the torsion bars can be re-instal
It took us the better part of a day to install our new suspension components with the help of a lift. Even without a lift, however, this job could easily be accomplished in a weekend with just a jack and jackstands.
It took us the better part of a day to install our new suspension components with the help
Though our front suspension upgrade with CAP tubular parts is complete, we're not quite ready for track testing yet. Be sure to follow along as we install a 500 cubic inch Indy headed wedge and Cal-Trac rear suspension in future articles.
Though our front suspension upgrade with CAP tubular parts is complete, we're not quite re
Anytime front suspension components are changed, the car must be realigned. Thanks to the additional adjustability of our new components, we adjusted our suspension for nearly perfect wheel alignment throughout the range of suspension travel.
Anytime front suspension components are changed, the car must be realigned. Thanks to the
So far our B3 project Barracuda has run a best elapsed time of 10.13 in the quarter-mile. We're confident that our new combination, including CAP Auto Products suspension upgrades, will get the car deep in the nines.
So far our B3 project Barracuda has run a best elapsed time of 10.13 in the quarter-mile.
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