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Some Sort of Control Arm Broke

On the passenger side of the rear axel there’s a control arm that starts at the axel and makes its way up to a bracket on the frame of the undercarriage. The bracket is completely shot to bits and the control arm is still intact to the car somehow. Only problem I’ve noticed (besides the bracket being shot) is the whole rear end shifted towards the drivers side about 2 inches. Not sure if I can just re-weld a new bracket and get a new control arm?

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It looks like the upper control arm torque box twisted out. There are lots of posts about modifying them to prevent problems (I have a battle box kit for mine I have not installed...your pictures inspire me to do so). I'm not a fabricator/welder, so if it were me in your shoes it would have to go to a frame shop for repair. Take a critical look at the other three boxes for damage as well, and consider putting in a battle box kit during the repair to prevent future issues. My 2 cents.

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