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5th Gen ('95-'99): Opinions on ZZP dog bones

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Old 10-24-2014, 05:32 PM
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Not sure if this is considered suspension or engine but I'm interested in replacing the stock dog bones with ZZP's billet aluminum dog bones. My question is whether the regular size are better than the shortened bones or vise versa. On one hand ZZP says all these benefits with the shortened bones but on the other hand down the road I'd like to get a set of custom headers built for my car, which will be an even tighter fit with the motor pulled forward. Anyone with personal experience with either of these products?

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Old 10-24-2014, 08:49 PM
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I wouldn't worry too much about it if you're having custom headers made. Otherwise, shorter dogbones might give you more clearance for the rear header which is the bad one for us 5th gens.
 
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Old 10-25-2014, 01:24 AM
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I was always told only main reason shorter dog bones are used to reduce vibration when the car is lowered.
 
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I was thinking about getting a set of these. Anyone have a picture of these installed?
 
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Old 10-25-2014, 11:53 PM
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Here is my standard length zzp polished dog bones installed
 
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Thanks for the help guys, looks like for now I'll be going with the regular length dog bones.
 
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Old 10-26-2014, 05:51 PM
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Here's a pic of my standard length ZZP polished dog bones ..





 
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Old 10-28-2014, 07:20 AM
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Those aluminum bones look so much better than the factory ones. Thanks for sharing zjerry and turbo monte!
 
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the part that connects to the frame does that come stainless too?
 
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Old 11-02-2014, 05:45 PM
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Originally Posted by owens91 View Post
the part that connects to the frame does that come stainless too?


I got them at the junkyard they came off a Chevrolet Venture ,They are made out of Aluminum ..I sanded them an buffed them..
Chevy Uplander has them too..
 
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