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BluStrk
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Reged: 03/19/05
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Tubular Control Arms
#1298739 - 08/11/06 08:54 PM

I am checking on interest in a 4 bolt control arm. I would need at least 5+ buyers at around $375 a set plus shipping. These would be powdercoated gloss black and include ball joints.

I currently have 2 bolt tubular control arms, tubular rear toe arms, cougar harness bars, and I am working on a traction bar setup that should work with both contour and cougar 4 and 2 bolt setups.

You can check the 2 bolt setups at

Site to see pics of existing control arms.

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Big Daddy Kane
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Reged: 07/22/03
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Re: Tubular Control Arms new
#1299102 (Re: BluStrk) 08/12/06 11:32 AM

We can't see unless we register... Well, for those of us who don't have a NECO account already!

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BluStrk
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Re: Tubular Control Arms new
#1299198 (Re: Big Daddy Kane) 08/12/06 04:29 PM







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tropictour
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Re: Tubular Control Arms new
#1299255 (Re: BluStrk) 08/12/06 05:51 PM

Whats the advantage other than weight savings? Also would these be streetable?
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BluStrk
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Re: Tubular Control Arms new
#1299392 (Re: tropictour) 08/12/06 11:16 PM

The weight advantage as stated, they do not flex the way stock versions do and they have some adjustment for the camber issues. They allow a slightly wider wheel (at least in my setup they did) without the rubbing issue. I can not attest that it will eliminate wheel hop for everyone, but all that have installed these on their vehicles, including myself @ 340 whp, have had little or no more issues with wheel hop. I can post links to NECO forums of people that have installed these and love them, if you would like.

These are streetable, however they are alittle noisy, but not noticeable when cruising.

Edited by BluStrk (08/12/06 11:18 PM)

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SVTGT350
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Reged: 09/24/02
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Loc: San Luis Obispo
Re: Tubular Control Arms new
#1299717 (Re: BluStrk) 08/13/06 07:19 PM

I had a set of the LCAs and they have some short comings. Once they are installed you cannot make any adjustment to the arm without removing it.

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bensenvill
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Reged: 02/29/04
Posts: 359
Loc: Chicago
Re: Tubular Control Arms new
#1299882 (Re: SVTGT350) 08/14/06 01:29 AM

Originally posted by SVTGT350:
I had a set of the LCAs and they have some short comings. Once they are installed you cannot make any adjustment to the arm without removing it.




which is a hugely negative thing because the stocks are completely non-adjustable???

anyways, if your registered on neco, heres a few installed pics of them.

http://www.newcougar.org/forums/showthread.php?t=99515

no comment on wheelhop [its an atx so it doesnt really apply to me].

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ohsigmachi
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Reged: 07/23/01
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Loc: Mililani, Hawaii
Re: Tubular Control Arms new
#1300254 (Re: bensenvill) 08/14/06 05:35 PM

I'm interested in a set but am a little concerned about introducing more harshness into my front since I have PRT frt and rr roll resistors and metal plates welded into my stock ones right now, and D2 coilovers. It's not mind-numbing but much more and it will be. Someone mentioned that the unibody/subframe assembly wouldn't like the stress of the impacts sent through these.

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BluStrk
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Re: Tubular Control Arms new
#1300433 (Re: ohsigmachi) 08/14/06 10:09 PM

The bushings I supply for the heims ends at the frame connection are made from a mild steel that will give or deform before the frame would take enough stress to break away welds. Each set of the control arms comes with 2 sets of the bushings just for this reason. And future bushings are sold at $15 a set and that includes shipping.

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TRicker
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Reged: 06/25/06
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Loc: Center City, MN
Re: Tubular Control Arms new
#1300486 (Re: BluStrk) 08/14/06 11:19 PM

these can be made for cheap if you have a torch and a welder. lol

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