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New Stuff for Old Cars

Roller Spring Perches 

New to the market in 2004, our first innovation. I needed a smooth pivot and didn’t like the idea of using bronze.  Instead I used sealed roller bearings and the results are a huge improvement in ride quality, grip and handling, with less noise and vibration. With long lasting, high mileage replace-able bearings, they should last the life of your car.

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Roller Control Arms

The next step in roller performance. Without a doubt, the best OEM style control arms on the market and you can have them any way you like. Drag Racing, Road Racing or Street Performance, we can make anything you want.

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Double Roller Spring Perches

The Drag Racing teams we work with asked for a roller perch with a separate pivot for the shock to eliminate any chance of bind. On the drag strip, the double rollers produce a quicker 60′ time, better car control and stability under braking than a single roller perch.

On-going road course testing with our Vintage Racers has shown a huge improvement with corner turn-in and overall driver control  with the double rollers. Throughout  our testing, the double rollers provide equal gain to the road racers and drag racers.

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Roller idler arm for early Mustang and Falcon

Sounds simple enough but we are the only gearheads offering a roller idler for the early Fords and Mercury’s. With our V8 frame bracket, this roller idler will work with any 60-65 Falcon/Comet and Mustang with V8 steering.

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Trans-Am style roller idler for 67-70 Mustangs

For the Vintage Racers, a roller idler like the ones used back in the Trans-Am days.

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Trans-Am style roller idler arm for the 71-73 Mustangs.

Until now, the only type of idler you could get for the  71-73 Mustang is one with rubber bushings. Now everyone can have a full roller front suspension. This was the only roller part we didn’t have so we got out the tools and tape measure and made one.  This Trans-Am style idler has two custom roller idler bearing kits with a modified frame bracket and housing.

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Maverick Double Roller  ~Trans-Am style Idler Arm

maverick-idler-3 We replace the rubber bushing in the center link and idler arm with custom roller kits. The result is supper smooth steering and improved driver control. Call or   Email for details.

All of our Trans-Am idler arms are re-build-able with our replacement bearings.idler-arm-bearings With proper care, a Trans-Am idler arm should last the life of the car.

 

Numbered plate system for camber kits

The numbered plate system is much easier to work with than other systems with the thin square washer,  A/B sides and offset holes. Our plates are thicker so they won’t bend and adjustment is simple.

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Blueprinted Control Arms that don’t squeak or bind

Our blueprinting process makes right what is usually wrong with the stock upper arms. Proper bushing adjustment to remove bind, centering the shaft for an easy alignment, pre-lubing for superior break-in and longer grease fittings for easier maintenance make our Street Performance and Cheater Control Arms the best available on the market.

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Roller Spring Perches for a 62-67 Chevy ll

New to the market, never seen before, roller perches for the early Chevy ll. With the same great results as our AMC/ Ford roller perches.

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Roller Upper Control Arms for a 62-67 Chevy ll

An Opentracker innovation. Similar to the kit used with our Ford OEM upper control arms.  Email with questions and fabrication time.

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Double Roller Spring Perches for a 62-67 Chevy ll Nova 

Stock body with a custom double roller kit.  They work well on the drag cars to quicken the ’60 time. Improvements of a tenth or more is what we hear most.

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AMC Roller Spring Perches

New to the market and an Opentracker innovation. The early AMC and AMX cars use a spring perch similar to the early Fords and Chevy’s. Enough pressure applied by the racers and out came a AMC/AMX roller perch. Used mainly by the Trans-Am group vintage racers, they are a huge upgrade to the stock rubber perch.

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AMC Roller Upper Control Arms

A spherical bearing at each frame pivot. Email with questions and fabrication time.

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AMC roller lower control arms

A spherical bearing at each frame pivot. Email with questions and fabrication time.

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Roller Upper Control Arm Kits for 62-65 Fairlanes

New to the market, Roller Upper Control Arms for the early Fairlanes.  Do it yourself or we can install the kit for you in your OEM Upper arms. We also have the US made ball joints. Call (831-659-0688) or Email any questions you have.

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Roller Lower Control Arm Bearing Kits for 62-65 Fairlanes

Roller Lower Control Arms for the early Fairlanes.  Do it yourself or we can install the kit for you in your OEM lower arms. We also have the US made lower ball joints. Call (831-659-0688) or Email any questions you have.

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Shorter OEM Style Upper Control Arms

A shorter upper arm for a quicker camber curve. For the Vintage Road Racers wanting stock looks with better than stock performance.  Call or Email for tech support and ordering information.  We also have a roller shaft kit, ball joint angle change, ball joint slide, ball joint dome modification and bracing options for this arm.

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Roller Z-Bar and Clutch Rod Kit

The stock clutch linkage works OK when it’s new.  As soon as it wears a little, it gets sloppy. Using self lubricating bearings at the pivot points makes your clutch smooth and reliable. The reinforced Z-bar eliminates the flex often found with the stock Z-bar.Zbar 001 zbar-052

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FINALLY!!~~New to the Market~~11X2.25″ Rear Drum Brakes for Small Bearing Ford. This kit will fit your stock 8″ or 9″ rear end with the small  bearing pattern.  A bolt in upgrade for most ’60-’70 Fords. We have the Porterfield performance shoes available.

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