New Parts: Ridetech Comes In Hot With ALL The 1962-1967 Chevy II and Nova Components You Need


New Parts: Ridetech Comes In Hot With ALL The 1962-1967 Chevy II and Nova Components You Need

If there is a body-style that’s not seen with the frequency we’d expect in the pro touring style world, it’s the 1962-1967 Chevy II/Nova. The 1968-72 cars are practically growing on trees but the earlier examples not so much. Well, that’s likely about to change as Ridetech has introduced a raft of new components for those cars and every one of them is designed to make the machines better, safer, and faster to drive!

Being light, compact, and stylish, drag racers have long loved these 1962-1967 Chevy II Novas. The left and right turning crowd will be into them with fervor now as well with the ability to really get after it with lateral G-forces being the end goal.

Whether you want to be on air or coil overs, whether you want to start with a sway bar or entire massive packages, Ridetech will service your needs and their quality is second to none. Enough jabbering, check out the components below!

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1962-1967 Chevy II / Nova

Air Suspension and Coil-over Suspension

 

The Ridetech 1962-1967 Chevy II / Nova package includes everything you need to completely upgrade your existing suspension and gives your classic Chevy an aggressive lowered stance. The package contains front upper and lower control arms, tall spindles, front MuscleBar, a rear 4-Link, and 4 Coil-Overs (or ShockWaves for Air suspension applications).

Fits all 62-67 Chevy II / Nova and Acadians, including wagons.

  • Ridetech’s front “TruTurn Suspension System” is an all in one front suspension system designed to work together and includes upper and lower StrongArm tubular control arms, tall spindles, steering arms, inner tie rods, outer tie rods, billet tie rod adjusters, and center link adapter. These components must be utilized together and cannot be purchased separately.
  • The StrongArms’ design eliminates the original lower strut rods by incorporating super strong, fabricated, bolt-in, chassis plates. These mounts provide stronger, more precise, control arm mounting, as well as, significantly increase the strength of the front subframe.
  • Tubular control arms can be adjusted from 3° to over 7° positive caster.  The additional caster and the Delrin bushings provide improved high speed stability and steering feel.
  • Tall spindles provide more negative camber gain to maximize tire contact patch during cornering and with a 2 inch pin drop allow for the use of longer shocks creating more suspension travel.
  • The front TruTurn suspension moves the wheels nearly an inch rearward to increase tire clearance while maintaining the stock track width and only 0.030” of bump steer through 5” of suspension travel.
  • The maximum back space for 16” or smaller wheels is 4.25”
  • The TruTurn system is compatible with manual steering, Borgeson power box upgrade, or stock ram assist factory-style on front sump oil pans. (optional link available for rear sump oil pan)
  • The Ridetech spindles are compatible with original Chevy II disc brakes and a wide range aftermarket options.
  • The Chevy II Ridetech MuscleBar measures 1.125” diameter with 0.188” wall thickness and provides a stout 1225 lbs/in. rate for great handling in the corners and a smooth ride. on the straights.
  • The sway bar is built using precision CNC equipment and investment cast steel ends, for dimensional and rate accuracy.
  • The included low friction lined billet aluminum mounts provide smooth, quite,  maintenance free operation. (sway bar is not compatible with stock arms).
  • The Ridetech Bolt-On 4-Link installs using the original leaf spring front mounts (also integrates with Ridetech Subframe Connectors) with no modifications to the floor pan (even on most mini-tubed equipped cars) no fabrication, just four small tabs to weld to the axle for your upper bars.
  • The ride height of your car is typically lowered by approximately 2” and greatly improves the ride quality, traction and handling.
  • The upper cradle bolts in with u bolts and riv-nuts (tool included) and bridges the uni body “frame rails” to create strong attachment points for the upper 4 link bars and the shocks.
  • The 4-link kit includes R-Joint rod ends to combine the best qualities of low friction, lateral stability, full range articulation, and quiet operation while the link locations are designed to optimize the roll center and  provides adjustable anti-squat (41% – 109%).

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