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Old 04-21-2009, 09:13 AM
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Jim Meyer IFS

Has anybody tried a Jim Meyer IFS? It looks really good, I wish I could buy one for my 48 Chevy but its a little too much for me. Any thoughts on how it would ride or handle compared to a good Mll?

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I put a Jim Meyer bolt on rack and pinion conversion which basically relplaced the entire front suspension on a customer's 56 chevy. It was worth every penny as far as I'm concerned. It was well designed, the stuff bolted on with no issues, the welds were show quality, and it handled way better than anything I ever installed a MII on. The tech was excellent, any questions I had were answered both before buying the unit as well as after. The kit I used was not MII based but used custom a arms and 2nd generation Camaro spindles.
I also installed one of their g4 rear suspensions,and when the rear end housing dictated a different spacing for the front 4 bar mount/crossmember, I sent the first one back and they made up a new one with no questions, (other than what were the new dimensions I needed), and I had the new part within a few days..

Based on the experience I had, I'd recommend them to anyone.



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Jimmy does a good job I have found..I would use his stuff in a heartbeat..

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I was checking out his products on their website, it looks like he has some really cool stuff. The one thing I noticed was that he uses Heim joints in his A arms instead of some kind of bushings , looks like it would make for a harsh ride with heim joints. I have a Fatman Fab. frontend in my 57 Chevy pickup, it's been in there about 11 years and haven't had any problems except it squeeks. I don't think I would do that again, I think I would do a Camaro clip next time. Gene
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The Jim Meyer kit I installed used all urethane bushings with the exception of the steering rack tie rod ends, those needed heim joints to hook up to the bumpsteer eliminators.

I believe you can pick heim style ends or urethane bushings when you order a kit from them.

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