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Old 10-19-2011, 04:17 PM   #1
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Default New Release: Panhard Rod Relocation Kits from Founders Performance

Founders Performance panhard rod relocation kit replaces the upper panhard rod support while relocating the lower panhard bar. This relocation kit gives enough room to run up to a 3 true dual exhaust system over the passenger side axle. Kit comes complete with a new heavy duty upper panhard bar support made from 1.25" x .120" high strength DOM steel tubing, CNC laser cut mounting brackets and all new grade 10.9 hardware. Our relocation kit will work with the factory panhard bar and all aftermarket panhard bars.

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- Upper Panhard Bar Built using 1.25" x .120" DOM Tubing
- CNC Laser Cut Mounting Brackets Guarantees Precision Tolerances
- 100% Bolt in Set-Up
- Available Powder Coated Red or Black

ONLY $89.85

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Oh Heeeeeeel naw!

Founders has snapped once again.
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Hey Founders:

Can you make these brackets too?:

PHB Relocation kit from Jegs??

Straight from JEG's:
http://www.jegs.com/i/Jegster/550/41055/10002/-1

When installing an panhard relocation kit, the panhard bar might be off-tilt (especially on lowered vehicles like mine). Installing a bracket for the driver's side ensures the panhard bar is parallel to the ground. Unfortunately UMI nor BMR sells these brackets, which is a must if you care about handling.
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Old 10-19-2011, 06:02 PM   #4
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Hi Founders,

Have you thought about making a non-relocation panhard bar brace. I know there are some of us that don't want to relocate the brace but complete our aftermarket suspensions by getting rid of the ugly stock bar. The relocation bar will negatively affect handling. Plus the non-relocation bar wouldn't have to include bolts, spacers, or brackets.
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Love it. Happy to see a new player in the f body market
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How does the relocation bar negatively affect handling?
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Old 10-20-2011, 02:43 AM   #7
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You need to make a TA bar.
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nice... highly recommend this guys.. my suspension parts are from them.. love the parts, price is great..good customer service too..

looking into more new parts from you guys..
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Impressive price
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With Founder's prices on their products, I definitely think Ill be wrapping up my suspension set-up with their products!

Owning Fast Cars on a budget isn't fun, glad someone is beginning to realize this.
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Hi Founders,

Have you thought about making a non-relocation panhard bar brace. I know there are some of us that don't want to relocate the brace but complete our aftermarket suspensions by getting rid of the ugly stock bar. The relocation bar will negatively affect handling. Plus the non-relocation bar wouldn't have to include bolts, spacers, or brackets.
I'm not sure what type of exhaust you have setup, and you probably know this already.. but I'd go with a watts link if you are worried about handling that isn't a constant oval track. I do spectator drags on an oval track so I keep the panhard bar.
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How does the relocation bar negatively affect handling?

If you have lowered your car it has a negitive effect on your roll center. This item makes it even worst. So! not to be installed on a car that you want to crave corners with.
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Lowering or angling a Panhard bar "may" affect handling negatively. Suspension systems are indeed a complete system. Lowering a Panhard bar on a neutral car will increase understeer or "make it push". Raising a Panhard bar on a neutral car will induce oversteer make it "loose". Depending on what you've done to your car a relocated, lowered Panhard may just fix it.

When you call UMI you don't just get a product. You get service and tech from guys who live cars every day. On weekends we race, hot rod, build, rip around, etc.

Give us a call with your combination and we'll be glad to help.

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Hey Founders:

Can you make these brackets too?:

PHB Relocation kit from Jegs??

Straight from JEG's:
http://www.jegs.com/i/Jegster/550/41055/10002/-1

When installing an panhard relocation kit, the panhard bar might be off-tilt (especially on lowered vehicles like mine). Installing a bracket for the driver's side ensures the panhard bar is parallel to the ground. Unfortunately UMI nor BMR sells these brackets, which is a must if you care about handling.
We do have plans to make something similar.
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We do have plans to make something similar.
Please do! I've been trying to get the suspension sponsors to make one but no one would step up to the plate. I finally had to purchase that jegs kit and AMS is planning to weld it in for me. The two bars hit eachother when going over bumps as well.
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Please do! I've been trying to get the suspension sponsors to make one but no one would step up to the plate. I finally had to purchase that jegs kit and AMS is planning to weld it in for me. The two bars hit eachother when going over bumps as well.
Funny you say that. The reason we decided to build this part is a customer came in with a UMI relocation kit and was complaining that the panhard rod was always hitting the upper brace during normal street driving. We have corrected that issue with our panhard rod relocation kit.
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Four years ago our first design did allow the upper support and panhard bar on lowered vehicles to contact when hitting a bump. We corrected that sometime ago.

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Hey Founders:

Can you make these brackets too?:

PHB Relocation kit from Jegs??

Straight from JEG's:
http://www.jegs.com/i/Jegster/550/41055/10002/-1

When installing an panhard relocation kit, the panhard bar might be off-tilt (especially on lowered vehicles like mine). Installing a bracket for the driver's side ensures the panhard bar is parallel to the ground. Unfortunately UMI nor BMR sells these brackets, which is a must if you care about handling.
Please make this. I have been waiting for a sponsor to make something similar.
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Funny you say that. The reason we decided to build this part is a customer came in with a UMI relocation kit and was complaining that the panhard rod was always hitting the upper brace during normal street driving. We have corrected that issue with our panhard rod relocation kit.
That is the current issue I have. I wouldn't consider my car lowered since it's on stock springs and with QA1 shocks but as from the link posted you can see the angle of it unloaded I can only imagine what it looks like with me in the car.

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Four years ago our first design did allow the upper support and panhard bar on lowered vehicles to contact when hitting a bump. We corrected that sometime ago.

Thank you,
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Ryan, as a UMI customer (Full suspension) Can you explain what you did to fix that and what it will take to correct the issue without buying the jegs kit? Pm me if you need to. Thanks
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You guys need to come up with some sway bars as well. 35mm and 22mm please
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