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Default AFCO center link.

Afco has a new metric, improved geometry, center link. It's purpose is to improve the g-body bumpsteer condition. Speedway motors sells them for $64.99 (among others).
My question is, does anybody have experience using these or know someone who has? I haven't been able to find any feed back of this center link!
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Im quite sure the center link is for the roundy round race cars Doug,Taller lower ball joints help help g body bumpsteer a lot..
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Im quite sure the center link is for the roundy round race cars Doug,Taller lower ball joints help help g body bumpsteer a lot..
Johnnie,
From what I've found out so far is that it was designed as a high performance steering part (they have also designed one for the B-body!). Its use causes the inner tie rod to have to be slightly shortened witch is supposed to reduce the bumpsteer that occurs through the suspension travel. I haven't read anywhere that it was designed for track use (it works equally for both right and left turns).

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Oh ok Doug,Ill have to check this out.Most of speedways stuff is for track racing though. My understanding was that it was the angle of the tie rods that affected bumpsteer in gbodies.it sounds like a nice piece to have.
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Checked a few more forums and I believe you were right Johnnie! I guess the Afco bar is just like a '92 Camaro bar! The mounting points for the pitman and idler arms are wider than a stock metric link, making then unparallel from each other (witch is a no no!). Case closed as far as I'm concerned!

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