Torque Boxes and Subframe Connectors

Discussion in 'Suspension and Brakes' started by Orange 94, Dec 25, 2013.

  1. Orange 94

    Orange 94 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    Starting to work on the small details and do some improvements.

    My torque boxes aren't in great shape, especially the driver's side one.
    What are the options?




    I'm also looking into doing subframe connectors.
    The weld in ones are much better than bolt in ones correct?
    Would you recommend welding in the bolt in ones (everything would be lined up correctly)?
    Whats a good deal on the connectors? I dont need top notch race car products, but definitely not junk either.
     
  2. Orange 94

    Orange 94 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    bolt in subframe connectors are much more expensive, nvm on those.

    J&M connectors?



    AM also has weld on torque box plates, but it looks like its a plate that just welds on. Not really a solution.
     
  3. duff daddy

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    Team z has a weld in kit for sn95 & the torque boxes can be done while your welding in the sfc's......bring it to a chassis shop and have them just reinforce yours... no need yo buy a kit for the torque boxes
     
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    Yea I whipped up my own kit for the torque box 'a and I've got through floor subframe connectors
     
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    J&M makes good products so I would definitely recommend them for the subframes. Make sure you get full length.
    If you have enough $$ you can also just go with maximum motorsports.
     
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    Id rather use a kit for the torque box if they exist. Shops dont touch my car (other than alighnments and tires) and that sounds expensive... How much would a shop charge?
     
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    Upr and team z and Wolfe race craft all make good torque box kits ... The mm subframe connectors are cheap enough anyways
     
  8. Orange 94

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    I second this! I have installed many sets of these and the look on their face when I grind off that nice pretty powder coating,so I can weld. If you were closer I sell and install SFC for $150
     
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    No rusting except for weld areas.
     
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    Make your own, very easy DIY project if you have a welder.
     
  13. Ferocious

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    You can spray them yourself to prevent rust.
     
  14. Orange 94

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    True, but powder coated is always nice :)
     
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