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$380 Control Arms

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by chadderkdawg, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. Nov 16, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg [OP] Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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  2. Nov 16, 2011 at 12:10 PM
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    SPC makes the LR UCA's
     
  3. Nov 16, 2011 at 12:16 PM
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    chadderkdawg [OP] Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Nice, I may give these a shot, seems worth it for almost 90 bucks cheaper.
     
  4. Nov 16, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    Fat Bobs Garage sell them for 379.99.
     
  5. Nov 16, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    The OP's deal is $380 shipped and the part number looks correct.
     
  6. Nov 16, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    Ah. I didn't notice that. And you are correct. Those are genuine SPC/LR arms with matching part numbers. Can't beat that deal.
     
  7. Nov 16, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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    As long as they are not older ones with bushing and ball joint problems
     
  8. Nov 16, 2011 at 4:39 PM
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    As far as I know , the re-design hasn't happened yet .

    Do you have any further info ?
     
  9. Nov 16, 2011 at 4:43 PM
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    What's the story with this ?
     
  10. Nov 16, 2011 at 4:47 PM
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    Bushings tearing, ball joint boots coming off. I put some in last year, and now everytime I go over a bump I hear a squeak. Now I know it is not my new coilover assembly because it did it as well with the other Eibach/5100 combo I had. KPT is having problems with his right now
     
  11. Nov 16, 2011 at 5:14 PM
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    You said old ones vs new ones

    What determines that ?
     
  12. Nov 16, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    Well as they told me the ones that are out right now still have bushing problems. They are going to release a new one in January I think that is supposed to be far superior. KPT is waiting until next year to replace his, in hopes his bushings don't get worse by then
     
  13. Nov 16, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    There were several redesigns from what I hear. The main one was the bushing. The new ones have four washers that have to be used in conjunction with the stock large washers. The old ones have them built in which caused problems like tearing and so forth. Also, the boot was redesigned as well. It sits more flush to the spindle.

    I'd buy anything SPC with confidence though, as they will swap it out anytime. Just pay $200 core and you'll get it back when you ship it out using their prepaid label. Pretty cool company.
     
  14. Nov 16, 2011 at 5:20 PM
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    Buy from FatBob though. He supports this site and buying from him will ensure we receive good deals from him in the future.
     
  15. Nov 16, 2011 at 5:21 PM
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    Absolutely buy them, any issues with them and SPC will be right on the case to help you. Was definitely not downing them
     
  16. Nov 16, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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    I guess I have the newest version then .

    TW member Fabulous had some small cracks in his bushings and SPC told him they are coming out with a new bushing early next year and he should wait and do a swap then .
     
  17. Nov 16, 2011 at 6:25 PM
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  18. Nov 16, 2011 at 6:28 PM
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  19. Nov 16, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    Ya for sure. At the end they think they have the issues solved but I guess that's not the case.
     
  20. Nov 16, 2011 at 6:49 PM
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    I heard a poly bushing is in the works
     
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