Hello all,

I haven't been on the forum for quite a while and do wish you all well. I would like to thank all of you who have purchased replacement rear trailing arms from me in the past. I realize that there are still customers out there for this product but I am at a bit of a cross roads. I would like to continue but over the last 4 years the cost for machining and waterjet services as well as steel have gone up and my price hasn't changed.

I would like to increase my price to $420 from $385 but would also have them powder coated. I am about to start making the next batch and would like some input before going forward. 

Thanks,

Dan

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Hello Dan I hope you continue providing trailing arms. I plan to order a pair later this year

Jan

I have them on my own 63. Such an improvement. The pinion angle vibration is gone.  I can feel the difference in the ride quality. It took some of the boat sway away and gave an improved ride. 

I also have the inserts that go into the stock trailing arm, for those who want the stock look when looking underneath.   I was gong to install them on my other 63, but that car was sold. 

My 2 cents; worth the time and money.

Hi Russ,

Thanks for the input. I am looking at having the machine shop take over the complete manufacturing process from start to finish. It is getting to be a bit of a chore as I have had a few health issues lately and off loading the manufacturing and powder coating will take a burden off me. I don't plan on shuffling off any time soon but if I did, I would like to leave something that my daughters could manage and keep the product alive.

Cheers,

Dan

Hi Dan 
Very nice to hear from you 

Your control arms are helping many on this site and the only real solution to  the rear  control arm replacement so keep up your great work with reproducing  them 

Your  engineering skills regarding all things automotive just leaves me very impressed always 

Glad guys like  you are around with all your god given talents to help us  solve problems 

Your 62 will always be a very very  special memorable  Cadillac to me  just because you own it and have made some amazing performance changes to your  very special machine  

Just one gear head admiring another's  skills  my friend 

Enjoy 

I also hv a pair

Dan,

I would like to order a set of your trailing arms for my 63 vert. How do I go about ordering a set?

Thanks

Norm 

Go to part suppliers in the header for Dans contact info
 His rear control arms are a great product and the only current solution to replacing the rear control arm bushings that will last 

Enjoy 

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