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Old 03-14-2019, 04:04 PM
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Can anyone suggest a good place to send my trailing arms to have them rebuilt and assembled ?


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Old 03-14-2019, 04:09 PM
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Many use Bair's or Van Steel but they are a long way from you and shipping them isn't cheap....maybe others will have better suggestions..
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Both rebuilders are top notch. I know that Bair's provides special shipping containers for trailing arms. Call each company for additional details. Dennis
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Old 03-14-2019, 05:27 PM
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I think Van Steel does something similar - you can certainly call and talk to Dany...
BTW - do NOT use poly bushings in those parts - stick with OEM rubber...
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I was very happy with the folks at Bair's.
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I was very happy with the folks at Bair's.
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Old 03-14-2019, 06:20 PM
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Nice to see the correct shims in place. Is that the "65??
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Yes the 65 is coming along. Since dad is retired he has time through the week to get things done
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Here's a vote for Van Steel. They rebuilt my '63 trailing arms and sent new arms for my '69. Very satisfied with each product. Mention this forum for a discount.
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Another vote for Bair's...
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Old 03-14-2019, 10:06 PM
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Great. Thank you all
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Here’s another option for you. The spindle assembly requires specialized tools and is a challenge to get just right. You can unbolt the spindle assembly (four nuts) and send just the assemblies out for rebuilding, which is significantly cheaper. You can then replace the mounting bushing which is pretty easy. Just a thought.
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You could try Ikerd's, Bedford, IN. (812) 279-4828
Great service and quality work.

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