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Author Topic:   Beefing up control arms
posted May 07, 2002 01:20 PM
I broke one and bent the other control arm fri. night when I hit the wall. I was told to beef up the replacement ones that i have to put in the car. Has anyone done this and what and how did you do this. Any help would be great. Thanks!!!!

posted May 07, 2002 03:52 PM
Is it possible that the control arms bending kept the frame from being damaged? Just a thought......

posted May 08, 2002 08:37 AM
I've seen people weld angle iron along the front and rear on the top. I really don't see the point.

I agree with loojack, when you hit a wall, something's gonna bend - the upper a-arm is one of the first choices.

posted May 08, 2002 10:32 PM
im agreein with those to on this one. i would rather bend something cheap like a control arm than putting a new front clip on the car. something has to give out so let it be the cheap something.

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