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Old 02-10-2013, 11:09 PM
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Originally Posted by downhiller View Post
$220 for all that? i spent that on control arms and bushing alone. sounds like a killer deal or a misprint
Or cheap, no-name parts.

Originally Posted by 1984CJP View Post
Were your control arms and upgrade or just a replacment? What should I expect for the $220, should they be performance or just replacement?? I was thinking about skipping the control arms and just getting the tie rods, bushings, and stabilzer and sway bar links for now. How do you know when you need control arms???
Get the whole set, and buy quality or your money will be wasted. Lemforder or Meyle. I went the cheap route and had to replace everything AGAIN less than a year later. Expect to pay ~$400 for the arms, tie rods, drop links and all the bushings for the front end.
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