11 The subframe can now be installed using supplied Grade 9 12-point hardware, 3/8-inch for the top supports …
12 … and 7/16 at the bottom. Once the subframe is installed, check to make sure it's square, then tighten all the bolts.
13 Now the axle assembly can be slipped under the subframe. While not necessary, having help makes this a bit easier.
14 The leaf spring/axle assembly mounts to the subframe with 1/2-inch bolts in the rear and 3/8-inch on the front. Once installed, go and tighten the axle to leaf spring bolts.
15 A brand new, not rebuilt, Vega steering box is supplied with the kit, and converts the car to a front steer configuration to eliminate bump steer. The pitman arm is preinstalled and set.
16 Tie rods and draglinks are installed with 5/8 Nylock nuts. Each end has a heim joint for smooth motion and strength.
17 B'z even supplies these cool through-frame brake line fittings …
18 … That the DOT stainless lines connect to. It's up to you to bend up new hard lines from the master.
19 The chrome shocks are installed with 1/2-inch hardware. These are a street shock that will provide a nice ride and control the bounce.
20 The beautiful motor mounts connect to these tabs on the crossmember. Big and small-block versions are available.
21 The subframe is set to accept the stock core support. The core support needs a small notch cut into it so it can sit flat on the new framerails. New 5/16 hardware is provided to mount the core support.
22 The subframe is set to accept the stock core support. The core support needs a small notch cut into it so it can sit flat on the new framerails. New 5/16 hardware is provided to mount the core support.
23 Now you can either reassemble the rest of the sheetmetal to the car using the original hardware, or leave it off till you complete the brake lines.
24 The clip is even made to accept the stock bumper brackets, making this task super easy.
25 With just one day worth of wrenching, this Nova has a completely different look. Brian from B'z says