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TVS System, Stage 2, 78-88 GM A, G-Body, Small Block, 1" Drop



  • Complete Tuned Handling Solution
  • Improves Driver Safety and Control
  • Easy Bolt On Installation with no Major Modifications
  • No Mixing and Matching Parts. One Convenient Kit


  • Tubular Upper and Lower Control Arms
  • Heavy Duty Tie Rod Sleeves
  • 1 3/8" Front and 1 ¼” Adjustable Rear Sway Bars
  • 1” Lowered Sport Springs
  • Front and Rear Hotchkis Tuned/FOX Shocks (*NEW*)
  • Adjustable Upper Trailing Arms, Boxed Lower Trailing Arms, Mount Braces, Grade 8 Hardware and Bushings

For the ultimate handling GM G-Body car, nothing beats the Hotchkis Sport Suspension Stage 2 Total Vehicle System. This kit has been rigorously designed and tested on the track, yet is very comfortable for your local cruise in. Every aspect of the suspension has been re engineered for the maximum performance and is being offered in a complete tuned package. In front we start out with Tubular Upper and Lower Control Arms which increase caster and improve the camber curve increasing front end grip and traction. Heavy duty tie rod sleeves hold the alignment, while 1” lowered sport springs and Hotchkis Tuned/FOXshocks improve vehicle control and stance. A massive 1 3/8" front sway bar and 1 ¼” adjustable rear sway bar reduce body roll and improve handling. To improve traction and reduce wheel hop, the rear receives a upgrade to the existing 4 link suspension. Massive 1.5” adjustable upper trailing arms allow for pinion angle changes to improve launches, while the super strong 1.5” rectangular tube lower trailing arms maximize traction by reducing flex allowing power to be transferred to the tires. Grade 8 hardware and greasable bushings are included along with special trailing arm mount braces, designed to stiffen the chassis and reduce flex. This system is a proven autocross winner and designed for maximum performance improvement in an installer friendly, bolt on kit. PROUDLY MADE IN THE USA

Note: This kit lowers the vehicle an avg of 1" from original factory ride height.

1978,1979,1980,1981,1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1987,1988 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO
1978,1979,1980,1981,1982,1983 CHEVROLET MALIBU
1978,1979,1980,1981,1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL
1978,1979,1980,1981,1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1987 BUICK REGAL
1978,1979,1980,1981,1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1987 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO
1978,1979,1980,1981 PONTIAC LEMANS
1978,1979,1980,1981,1982,1983,1984,1985,1986,1987 GMC CABALLERO

TVS System, Stage 2, 78-88 GM A, G-Body, Small Block, 1" Drop

Price: $4395.00

SKU: 89009-2
Application Guide:
78-88 Pontiac Grand Prix
78-88 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
78-83 Chevrolet Malibu
78-87 Buick Grand National
78-87 Buick Regal
78-87 Chevrolet El Camino
79-87 Oldsmobile Cutlass
78-81 Pontiac Lemans
78-87 GMC Caballero

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Additional Information:

How To: Hotchkis Chevelle / El Camino Suspension Install

How effective is a Total Vehicle System? The proof is in the numbers.

69 El Camino

Hotchkis Extreme TVS Kit

Contains: 1" Lowered Sport Coils, Heavy Duty Tie Rod Sleeves,1 3/8" Front Sway Bar, 1 5/16" Adjustable Rear Sway Bar, Adjustable Rear Trailing Arm Package, bushings and hardware.

Testing numbers:

400 Ft Slalom Skid Pad Braking

Stock Suspension 14" Wheels 40.6 mph NA 185 feet

Hotchkis Extreme TVS w/14" Wheels 42.7 mph .76g NA

Hotchkis Extreme TVS w/17" Wheels 44.1 mph .85g 177 feet

Read the entire step by step article and test performed by Chevy High Performance Magazine.