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Old 11-30-2012, 02:04 PM
thompsw thompsw is offline
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Originally Posted by RGriffin View Post
I think the upper control arm is the only one I will change. The lower might end up effecting the toe. My rear tires lasted for about 5000 miles for the last set. When I change all the parts last year I saved the used parts for a while and then threw them away. I knew that was a mistake to do. I do not think much strength would be lost and the arm is already designed to move.
You will have to change both upper control arms then. The lower one is the large one that has the camber adjustment where it attaches to the bracket on the far side from the wheel.

The forward upper control arm is where the toe adjustment is. If you only lengthen the rearward upper control arm, you won't be able to get the toe out far enough, I would think.
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