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Lakeville, MN [November 2, 2015] – QA1 is proud to release additional applications for their popular low friction Ultimate Ball Joints, along with threaded ball joint weld-in sleeves.
QA1 Ultimate Ball Joints are engineered exclusively for high performance racing applications. They free up suspension travel to allow more weight transfer. A 100% owner rebuildable design, these self-lubricating ball joints are now available for 1979-2004 Mustangs in standard and 0.5” extended lengths, providing easy geometry changes.
“The latest design of Mustang ball joints press in to either QA1 or stock lower control arms commonly used to improve roll center, especially for cars that are lowered,” says Dave Goldie, QA1 Street Performance and Racing Product Manager. “We’re excited to expand our offerings to even more racers.”
Lakeville, MN [November 2, 2015] – QA1 has announced the release of new Sport Series Stocker Star shocks for 1963-1982 Corvettes. These non-adjustable QA1 Stocker Star shocks were tuned with a firmer valving for improved handling for pro-touring enthusiasts or autocross racing.
“The Sport Series shocks are ideal for Corvette owners who want improved handling and performance without needing adjustability options,” says Dan Voight, Motorsports Sales Manager for QA1. “These shocks are bolt-on and go, so they provide the worry-free performance of other non-adjustable shocks with the cornering ability of stiffer shocks.”
Lakeville, MN [November 2, 2015] – QA1 is proud to release upper and lower control arms for GM S Series vehicles, which include 1982-2004 S10s, 1982-1990 GMC S15s and 1991-2004 GMC Sonomas.
“Truck owners are looking more and more to improving the handling of their vehicles, and these control arms are designed to improve steering and handling by increasing the caster angle,” says Damien Brase, QA1 Fitment Technician.
Lakeville, MN [November 2, 2015] – QA1 is excited to add bolt-in rear Pro Coil Systems for 1973-1977 GM A-Body vehicles for drivers looking to improve their Chevelle, Malibu, Cutlass, or other A-Body vehicle.
QA1 Pro Coil Systems include single or double adjustable aluminum shocks, high travel springs and all necessary mounting hardware. The single adjustable shocks provide 18 positions of simultaneous rebound and compression adjustment, while QA1’s double adjustable shocks provide 18 positions of independent compression adjustment and 18 positions of independent rebound adjustment for a total of 324 possible valving combinations. These shocks have a threaded body that allows for ride height adjustability from stock to -1.5 inches. Multiple spring rate options are available to choose from for casual street driving to hardcore racing.
Lakeville, MN [November 2, 2015] – QA1 now offers complete suspension kits for a variety of GM A, F and G-body vehicles; Ford Mustangs; and Mopar A, B and E-body vehicles. These kits are available for both performance handling and drag racing applications and come in up to three different levels of performance.
Each kit is custom tailored for each vehicle and application to provide the ideal combination for improved handling and reaction to road conditions. For performance handling, these kits increase cornering ability; for drag racing, they create a more controlled launch and improve straight line stability. Modeled around on-car testing and market research, these kits include the most popular suspension components, including double, single or Drag “R” Series adjustable Pro Coil® shocks and struts; tubular suspension components such as sway bars, K-members, control arms and trailing arms; and accessories like spanner wrenches, caster camber plates and tie rod sleeves.
Lakeville, MN [November 2, 2015] – QA1 is proud to introduce new front sway bars for the following applications: 1970-1981 Camaros; 1963-1982 Corvettes; and 1967-1972 Mopar A-Body, 1966-1972 Mopar B-Body and 1970-1974 Mopar E-Body vehicles.
The Camaro sway bars are made using 1 3/8” O.D. 4130 chromoly steel, while the Corvette and Mopar sway bars are made using 1 ¼” O.D. 4130 chromoly steel. These hollow sway bars are designed to improve performance and handling by giving your chassis the stability it needs to keep your tires planted on the road. A gloss black powder coated finish is applied, providing lasting durability and corrosion resistance. The sway bars also include greasable polyurethane bushings and high quality plated hardware.
Lakeville, MN [July 9, 2015] – QA1 is proud to introduce higher horsepower designs with its REV™ Series Carbon Fiber Driveshafts. Available for vehicles with up to 2000 horsepower with a max torque of 1500 lb*ft, these driveshafts are now offered in a 3.7” diameter with 1350 U-joints and slip yoke options to fit a variety of popular applications as well as custom configurations.
QA1 launched the REV™ Series earlier this year with lightweight performance driveshafts offered in a 3.2” diameter with 1310 U-joints and designed for vehicles with up to 750 horsepower with a max torque of 500 lb*ft. With the addition of these higher horsepower driveshafts, the REV™ Series now provides a variety of custom-made driveshafts that are specifically engineered for desired applications.
QA1 Expands Front Pro Coil System Offerings to Include 1958-1996 GM B-Body Vehicles and 1963-1982 Corvettes
Lakeville, MN [November 2, 2015] – QA1 is excited to add bolt-in front coil-over conversion kits for 1963-1982 Corvettes and for 1958-1996 full-size GM vehicles, including Impalas, Bel Airs, and Caprices.
QA1 Front Pro Coil Systems include adjustable aluminum shocks, high travel springs and all necessary mounting hardware. These shocks have a threaded body that allows for ride height adjustability from stock to -2 inches. Multiple spring rate options are also available to choose from for casual street driving to hardcore autocrossing or drag racing.
Lakeville, MN [November 2, 2015] – QA1 has now expanded its offerings of the popular 62 Series twin tube aluminum shocks to include 5”, 6” and 8” lengths. Commonly used on dirt and asphalt late models and tour-type and pavement modifieds, these shocks provide superior feel to the driver and can increase grip on traction-limited surfaces.
“These additional lengths fill a demand for more racers to be able to use the 62 Series,” says Marshall Fegers, QA1 Circle Track Product Manager. “We’ve had a lot of requests from asphalt modified racers in particular that we wanted to accommodate. Testing these shocks has gone extremely well this year so we’re excited to get them on the market.”
Lakeville, MN [November 2, 2015] – QA1 is excited to announce an expansion of their offerings for 1973-1977 GM A-Body vehicles with their new front upper and lower control arms and rear upper and lower trailing arms. Together, these products provide better handling for drivers with a Chevelle, Monte Carlo, Cutlass, Regal or other GM A-Body.
QA1’s front control arms are available in street and race configurations. The street arms, great on vehicles for cruising and long distance events, use a factory replacement ball joint and polyurethane pivot bushings. The race arms utilize a low friction QA1 Ball Joint and low friction, low deflection UHMW polyethylene pivot bushings, providing added performance for drag racing, pro-touring and hard core street applications. Both feature tubular construction and a durable black powder coated design.