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What is everybody's opinion on relocating the upper A arm in my 67 FB? I am putting a balanced/bluprinted late model 302 that has been ported and matched to the aftermarket heads and should be a strong motor. While I have the front suspension out should I lower the A arm to make it handle better? Does anybody have the template to do that? I am also going to put a lowering spring in the front so I need help in deciding! Thanks!
 

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I put in the magna negative wedge kit in my 67 fb with a 390 and in the kit is a template that bolts to the original holes to relocate the new holes.I have heard of people lowering the arms without the wedge kit but there is a risk of breaking the ball joint on a hard bump.I really like the way it handles plus with the 620 springs to lower the car also helps.I waiting for our clubs open track day to really give it a try.
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Absolutely yes!

I have had mine lowered for years with no problems and no special parts.

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Yes, because it significantly improves the geometry, and there is no downside. Tony Branda has a template in their catalog and (I think) on their websight. You won't have any ball joint problems unless you lower it more than the amount specified in the Branda catalog. I've had mine done for over two years with no problems. It will only lower your car about 1/2", and will vastly reduce understeer. Do it!

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The Boss has had the conversion for many, many years - in spite of all the horror stories of cracking shocking towers and so forth. If it as no good, I don't think ol' Shel would have done it his cars in the first place.....

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Where can I find that "magna negative wedge kit" at?

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Do it. But, measure twice, drill once.

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