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12/24/10 11:57am - Original Message: '1971 Rear Trailing Arm Assemblies'
Misha
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Bristow, VA - USA

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1971 Coupe Big Block

Joined: 11/12/2010
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Hello!!
 
Does anyone know the best place to get complete rear assemblies for a 1971 C3 without breaking the bank?  I'm beginning a complete restoration and the assemblies were completely rusted thru and were thrown out (not by me, by my brother...I would have kept them for the core exchange at a very minimum...)
 
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12/28/10 10:33am - Reply: '1971 Rear Trailing Arm Assemblies'
fun71
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RIDGEFIELD, CT - USA

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'71 454 Coupe, Auto, Ontario Orange/Black

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Try this ...
http://www.cssbinc.com/1965-82reartrailingarmassmleft-2-1.aspx

fun712010-12-28 08:45:29

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12/28/10 11:20am - Reply: '1971 Rear Trailing Arm Assemblies'
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Newport, MI - USA

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1980 L-48 still in the middle of a frame-off.

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There are a lot of good vendors out there.  Corvette Specialties, VB and P. VanSteel, Bairs.  Price is a factor but so is service.  I would suggest a complete t/a assembly with the e-brakes installed instead of a bare bones arm.

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12/29/10 10:14am - Reply: '1971 Rear Trailing Arm Assemblies'
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HOWELL, NJ - USA

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1979, Targa Blue (72 Color), Pace Car rear spoiler, L88 hood, Dark blue factory interior, 525HP 406, HD 700R4, 370 gears,Steeroids, composite rear spring, TT IIs wrapped in T/A Radials.

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Try Jim Stevens from Stevens Corvette parts. He's out of Wisconsin, but his workmanship and quality and good prices make up for a little extra shipping. He sells his trailing arms through Ebay under Tyler's Parts (I think Tyler is his son). Jim is a heck of a nice guy and he gave me a tremendous deal on some arms and a rear end rebuild a few years back. He warranties his arms for a lifetime and his claim to fame is never having one of his bearing set ups go bad!!

A number of folks on the site have given him their business and never a complaint!!

You can reach him at 608-365-0911. Tell him Paul from NJ sent you!!Wink (maybe he'll jack up the prices!!)


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