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Old 08-13-2011, 11:52 PM   #1
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Default Just installed RPI Lower control Arms

Wasnt hard to do at all, except for the crappy little jack i used. Other than that it was pretty simple and straight forward.
Just driving around I didnt notice much difference between the stock and RPI LCA's. I started to notice more when i accelerated hard in first or second. And off the line is fricking night and day. My tires are about to die so i was getting squeaking from them a lot under normal take off. Now even with some spirited take-offs its like i got drag slicks on there. Cant wait to replace the tires now!
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Nice! Stock LCA allows so much sloppiness.
You notice any clunking over bumps or more drivetrain noise?

Only reason I ask is because I got J&M LCAs and noticed these things. I chalk it up to the stiffer bushings just transmitting the noise since everything is correct and torqued to spec.
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Nice! Stock LCA allows so much sloppiness.
You notice any clunking over bumps or more drivetrain noise?

Only reason I ask is because I got J&M LCAs and noticed these things. I chalk it up to the stiffer bushings just transmitting the noise since everything is correct and torqued to spec.
I noticed clunking but not all the time just sometime or I have to hit a bump at the right angle, its a trade off though!

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Wasnt hard to do at all, except for the crappy little jack i used. Other than that it was pretty simple and straight forward.
Just driving around I didnt notice much difference between the stock and RPI LCA's. I started to notice more when i accelerated hard in first or second. And off the line is fricking night and day. My tires are about to die so i was getting squeaking from them a lot under normal take off. Now even with some spirited take-offs its like i got drag slicks on there. Cant wait to replace the tires now!
Congrats!!!
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Old 08-15-2011, 01:01 AM   #4
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I have not noticed any clunking whatsoever actually. I was expecting Something. But all is quiet back there. I actually got to drive it home in wet conditions tonight and again its liek night and day. No slippage like there usually was. Best 100 bucks I've spent in a long time!
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