Chicane Base Kit, Brackets Only


The ability to properly setup the chassis and tune to individual track conditions is one of the basic fundamentals for achieving low lap times. Adjusting spring rate, ride height, and shock dampening is a vital part of that tuning process. True coilover shocks allow for all these to be done in one easily adjustable package, while avoiding issues where other coil and shock combinations fall short. Speedtech created the Chicane Coilover Kit for 1970-1981 Camaros and Firebirds so that coilover shocks can be installed and put to use in your factory frame!

Designed to be welded in place of the factory upper shock mount this 70-81 F body kit converts the factory shock mount to a double sheer coilover mount for use with coilovers with a t-bar lower mount. Unlike other kits on the market, being able to make tuning adjustments without removing any components from the vehicle was a primary design goal for the Chicane coilover kit. It allows easy on-car adjustment of ride height, rebound, and compression. Since the factory upper control arm mounting bracket remains unaltered, the kit can be used with factory stock frames. Engine removal is not a requirement for installation, and welding of the Chicane coilover kit is basic and straight forward, and can be completed by a certified welder within an hour. We have two kits available, the base kit is perfect if you already have t-bar lower coil over mount shocks, and the complete kit includes Viking double adjustable coilover shocks.

Warning! It IS NOT SAFE to install coilover shocks on factory stamped steel front lower control arms! To properly handle the forces exerted by a coilover on the shock mount, be sure you have compatible heavy duty lower control arms.

Typically small block/ LS engine kits will come with 550 lb. springs, big block applications will come with 650 lb. springs. For other specific spring rates, please call us at 435-628-4300 for help customizing components to your individual needs.

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