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'67 suspension into a '65?

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'67 suspension into a '65?

Post #1 by wallaka » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:09 am

Anybody know if this will work? There's a '67 in the JY with 5 lugs all around (guessing it was a V8 car), was wondering if the spindles and all will fit on a '65. I guess I could get the control arms and everything else while I'm at it...
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Re: '67 suspension into a '65?

Post #2 by bubba22349 » Wed Sep 01, 2010 2:18 pm

Yes much will, but the upper and lower control arms, tie rods etc. won't fit (the 67has wider engine compartment :hmmm:
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Re: '67 suspension into a '65?

Post #3 by rbohm » Wed Sep 01, 2010 7:26 pm

8) the upper arms wont work because the mounting points are wider than the earlier cars. while the lower arms might work, the 65-66 lower arms are available widely and inexpensively. grab the spindles though as they will bolt in place of your stock spindles.
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