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Old 08-03-12, 07:22 PM   #1
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What are some good companies that make adjustable control arms? I am getting ready to purchase a set of coil-overs for my GS430. My mechanic suggested that I purchase an adjustable control arm if I was going to lower the vehicle.

We are installing new lower ball joints, lower control arm bushings, and upper control arm bushing this weekend. My mechanic is suggesting that I return the upper control arm bushings and get an adjustable upper control arm.

Thoughts.....do I really need an adjustable control arm if I lower the car?

From what I have been finding everything is pretty pricey.
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Old 08-07-12, 10:58 AM   #2
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first ask "why" when he recommends new arms.

and no u dont need it. Unless youre going to slam youre car you dont really need anything else. If youre going low get some rear toe arms and call it a day.
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Old 08-08-12, 06:56 AM   #3
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first ask "why" when he recommends new arms.

and no u dont need it. Unless youre going to slam youre car you dont really need anything else. If youre going low get some rear toe arms and call it a day.
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If you slam it, the control arm rubs on the wheel from what I remember. You can still get the control arms if you want.....if they are good aftermarket it meas the suspension is stiffer. Same for lower control arms and such.

But invest in some good toes.....Megan is a good start.....but Fig's would be best.
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