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Old 05-17-2012, 03:49 PM
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anyone ever seen or have pics of a Chevrolet curve master?

ive heard of this vehicle, but never seen one. Any guys on the forum ever hear of it?
I googled this, and no photos shown up. A bunch of camaros, and chevelles popped up. Didnt know what this vehicle is, but the year was 82? I believe. Any info welcome, really curious

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I don't know if we're talking the same vehicle but I drove a CURB master it was a box truck like ups uses.
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I've been a die-hard Chevy enthusiast since the early sixties. Never heard of that one before!

I also searched the net a little. I couldn't find any internet info tying it to Chevrolets.

I did find this...

In the fifties, a guy named Bill Frick marketed a suspension kit called "Curve Master", that used vacum canisters to pull up on the inside front corner suspension when turning, to limit leaning of the car. I suppose that would be similar to a sway bar function.

Maybe somebody referred to a Chevy equipped this way, and caused confusion??? :-(

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Old 05-18-2012, 09:31 AM
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The CurveMaster suspension kit that Bill Frick used on his cars was actully patented by a man named Arthur Vogel in the early 50's. His prototype vehicle, a 1952 Ford Crestline, later equipped with a 401 Buick complete with a Dynaflow transmission, just sold at a Barrett-Jackson auction in Vegas. Bill Frick was the guy who built and marketed the Fordillacs and Studillacs In the 50's. Cost of a new Studillac could cost up to $4500. Big bucks!!! A conversion with you supplying your own car was only $1700.
So when your referring to CurveMaster your talking about a aftermarket suspension kit.
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