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Q: Can i use a irs diff for a ifs?

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I want to use a 05 gto rear suspension and transfer it to the front. Is it possible? If so, what are the pros and cons ?

Hello. You can do this, but it will be difficult and it will not work as well as what is on the front now. The articulation of the rear suspension will not work as good as the front and you will have limited steering. You would be better off graphing the suspension from the front of a Camaro onto the car if you are looking for something that performs better.

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