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Old 09-08-13, 04:33 PM   #1
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So this weekend I went ahead and started to replace my toe arms and RUCAs with Battle Version parts. Everything went pretty smooth until I got to installing the control arm on the passenger side. For some reason the screw from the RUCA is not aligning with the hole its suppose to connect with from the wheel hub. Anyone know how I should fix this?

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Not sure about your issue, but where did you get the RUCA?? I thought Battle were sold out at the moment or did you buy it a while ago?
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Not sure about your issue, but where did you get the RUCA?? I thought Battle were sold out at the moment or did you buy it a while ago?
Yeah, they were also out when I was looking for some. But I got these brand new from a member on this forum.
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Fixed yet? Just saw this..

Unbolt the lower control arm and toe link to free up the hub.
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Fixed yet? Just saw this..

Unbolt the lower control arm and toe link to free up the hub.
Thanks. Finally got the the arms on and just waiting for coilovers.
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Anyone know if just the ball-joint "end" on the Battle Version rear upper control arm is replaceable? If it is, then, depending on the price of the replacement ball joint, this might be a realatively economical alternative to replacing the entire arm whenever the ball joint wears out.
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How is the access to the two inner bolts? Do you have to lower the subframe or no?
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Anyone know if just the ball-joint "end" on the Battle Version rear upper control arm is replaceable? If it is, then, depending on the price of the replacement ball joint, this might be a realatively economical alternative to replacing the entire arm whenever the ball joint wears out.
I remember reading on Battle Version's page or somewhere about the ball joint end not needing to be replaced ever due to the materials used. Can't confirm it though since the product and its description is no longer listed on Battle Version's website.
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How is the access to the two inner bolts? Do you have to lower the subframe or no?
No I didnt have to lower the subframe. If I understand you correctly, the two bolts were fairly easy to get out. Hardest part I personally encountered was what I posted here.
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