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Will subframe connectors and complete bushing kit be a great start to getting the car to stiffen up and reduce body roll? Or will sway bars need to be added as well?
 

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Yes, subframe connectors and bushings are good place place to start. Paired with adjustable stabilizer bars and end links will help to further "plant" the G8.
 

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Yes, subframe connectors and bushings are good place place to start. Paired with adjustable stabilizer bars and end links will help to further "plant" the G8.
Good deal, ordered.
 

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Pony Man is spot on. The subframe bushings are definitely worth the effort. The stock bushings allow for a lot of play.
 

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Pony Man is spot on. The subframe bushings are definitely worth the effort. The stock bushings allow for a lot of play.
Good deal, I'm going to go ahead and do all of that when I install my new Brembo's. I want the car to feel tighter in corners now that I have all the new power.
 

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For 1ausmg8. I had my Camaro diff installed in my old G8 with poly bushings and they transmitted too much to the car. Before. I install in this Car I’m going to install original mounts but fill the voids with firmer windshield polyurethane it will limit the movement but the still absorb vibration.
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That's a nice Husky you have there Drew.
 

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Thanks, she’s a real character
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Heads up on the BMR parts. While advertised as coated, the material is not robust. I have various rust spots from chips. No different than rattle can paint.
 

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Filling the voids in the differential bushings sounds like a good alternative to ploy bushings.
I would like to hear from you after you have done this mod.
 

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Filling the voids in the differential bushings sounds like a good alternative to ploy bushings.
I would like to hear from you after you have done this mod.
I've done this on several makes and models for customers for a few years. No complaints. Makes a noticeable difference, but not so stiff as to transmit sound or vibration.
 

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Heads up on the BMR parts. While advertised as coated, the material is not robust. I have various rust spots from chips. No different than rattle can paint.
I would vehemently disagree. Powdercoat is incrementally Stronger than any Paint you can spray on.

As you say you have Chips in the PC, it's steel underneath and will rust if exposed to harsh elements especially what you have in the Northeast
 

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I gotta agree with BMR. I've had my red subframe connectors for a while and they still look like new and they look way better than any rattle can job I've ever seen. If I would change anything, it would be the allen head bolts which look great new but corrode fairly fast.
 

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I sure hope my car is never greasy side up to see it anyways. 🤔🤦
 
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Garaged Oct to May, never seen snow/salt or dirt roads. Usually powder coat thicker than paint. This does not appear thicker. Perhaps manufacturing anomaly.
 

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Wow...perhaps. Mine still look like new. Nice and shiny. Mine is stored the same months as yours. Granted, I am pretty anal about keeping this car clean but still...

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