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Old 04-15-2002, 08:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Upper/lower control arms.

I found a really good deal on some control arms through a friend of mine. Just wondering if I should go for them.

I know they help launches, but will I see any overall handling improvements?

Also, I heard that continual launching with control arms will wear on the frame. My car isn't that 'hardcore', but I do plan on getting a A-Trim at some point. Would this be an issue with me?

Should I go for them?!

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Old 04-16-2002, 12:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I loved the change brought on by my lower control arms. The rear end seemed so much stiffer. I could corner much harder before the back end came loose. Not to mention they help w/ launching.

I'd get them. I've never heard anyone say they like the non-boxed, stock control arms better.
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