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...)
Vette(s): 1980 L-48 still in the middle of a frame-off.
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.
Corvettes and women are the same...You want to make love to them but they keep breaking down.
Vette(s): 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.
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!! (maybe he'll jack up the prices!!)
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