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post #4 of (permalink) Old 03-02-2006
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Originally Posted by MylilPony
the control arms arent bent, just the bushings need to be fixed..... but why just fix the bushings when i can upgrade my control arms (lighter, better quality)... i have narrowed it down to 2003 cobra control arms, they increase my turning radius 10% with better quality bushings and ball joints.... and fit right in......the grinding that im getting according to my mechanic are the metallic brakes on my car..he said it just hit a spot where there is a lot of metal... hence metal on metal... buh buh buh.. but my problem is that it hasnt gone away... and i do A LOT of stop and go driving.....also, according to him "eventually" i will need front end work i.e. bushings, shocks, springs..... but i feel like if this grinding isnt the brakes which he thinks it is- then its related to the front end.hopefully you guys can tell me the best bang for buck springs/shocks thanks everyone who has read these long posts
Shocks/Springs => QA1 lighter by 3lbs, than the closest competitor.

Springs depends on whether you go coilover or not.

Woe to him who builds his palace by unrighteousness,his upper rooms by injustice,making his countrymen work for nothing...Does it make you a king to have more and more cedar?Did not your father have food and drink?He did what was right and just,so all went well with him. He defended the cause of the poor and needy,and so all went well...But your eyes and your heart are set only on dishonest gain,on shedding innocent blood and on oppression and extortion. Jer 22:13, 15-17
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