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Old 01-03-18, 08:57 AM   #76
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Glad to hear you got a set, as you are OP on this thread. Enjoy the improved drive. I wont be able to enjoy mine for a few more months till the snow melts! (Erie Pa.)
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Old 01-03-18, 07:00 PM   #77
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Glad to hear you got a set, as you are OP on this thread. Enjoy the improved drive. I wont be able to enjoy mine for a few more months till the snow melts! (Erie Pa.)
thanks man, im glad we were able to find a good alternative to the oem arms that are crazy expensive!.
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Old 01-30-18, 01:05 PM   #78
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Are there any other suspension need that tend to need replacing besides the front lower control arms?
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Old 01-30-18, 10:04 PM   #79
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Kinda depends what else has wore out. I'm slowly replacing all my suspension parts to bring my car back to that new car feel and ride. The thing about the front LCA's was they were only available OEM for a long time and were outrageously expensive. Now we have found alternative ones that don't break the bank!
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Old 02-01-18, 11:06 AM   #80
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^^ agreed. it depends on your mileage too. at 260K all controls in my SC300 have been replaced. too bad they did not have these cheaper alternatives a few years back
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Interesting find. Just incase these 26 year old LCA or UCA give me issues on the Soarer. LOL.
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So Did anyone in this thread actually pay 30.00 dollars for there control arms?
If so where?
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Old 02-09-18, 01:34 PM   #83
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So Did anyone in this thread actually pay 30.00 dollars for there control arms?
If so where?
I just replaced my LCA's. I'll sell you the ones I took off the car for $30
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Can someone confirm the feeling of having new OEM bushing at the LCA? Does it feel like driving a newer car now as far as hitting potholes and stuff? I have an SC300 that has 137K mile but it had less than 100K when I first got it. The bushing look ok but they're still 20+ year old I never driven a low mileage SC to know for sure.
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when i replaced my front LCAs it came with new bushings, the car feels more planted when driving and the braking feels alot smoother at slower speeds ( before the wheels would wobble when actuating brakes so it was a bit more rough). Car also turns a bit more confidently or maybe thats just me. In terms of bumps and potholes, i noticed that all the clunking noise that i would get from hitting bumps are gone and it does feel a bit smoother when going over speedbumps or general road imperfections. I would say lift your car up in the air and try wiggling your wheel forward/backward, up/down, in/out. If there is any play, then youll need to replace some bushings or maybe even other components, if there is no play then i wouldnt bother replacing the bushings.
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