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Astrovan Sub-Frame Pictures
Rebuilding the sub-frame.

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This page is the rebuilding of the sub-frame for a 1986 Astro
with 90K miles on it. The sub-frame came from a donor vehicle but had to be totaly rebuilt including control arm bushings, ball joints, springs, shocks, and body mounts.

    
 


Sub-frame just out of donor vehicle


 
Body mount hole needing repair


Cutting out ball joints

 


Repairing body mount holes with new steel




Control arms painted and ready
for reassembly

 

 
Spindles painted and ready to be installed

 


Sub-frame, sanded, cleaned, painted,
control arms mounted 1

 


Sub-frame, sanded, cleaned, painted,
control arms mounted 2

 


Springs, shocks, spindles installed 1

 

Springs, \shocks, spindles installed 2

 


Close up of front suspension 1

 


Close up of front suspension 2

 


Complete with new brake lines the frame is all ready for install

 


Close up of front suspension

 

Scroll down for rear frame repair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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