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Old 02-27-2010, 12:00 AM   #1
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Front suspension overhaul

Was very impressed with how the car ran at Mt. Tremblant last year, to learn that both strut mounts were gone, control arm bushing had more than 1/4" deflection and two ball joints knocking.

So bought two control arms with ball joints, M3 offset control arm bushings, inner and outer tie rod ends. Also camber plates and Bilstein Sport shocks.

The alignment is... well... how you say so off its not funny.

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Old 02-27-2010, 08:26 AM   #3
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I kinda did the same thing. Except I didn't get new control arms, I just bought new ball joints. I still need to change my LCAB's.
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Old 02-27-2010, 09:01 AM   #4
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take it to Stevenson's on taunton, they will fix you up for like $60
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Old 02-27-2010, 10:11 AM   #5
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take it to Stevenson's on taunton, they will fix you up for like $60
Where is that? Taunton and where?
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Where is that? Taunton and where?
the lights east of simoce, summerville maybe, they did the toe on the e30 for me for $60
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I'm surprised you didn't swap in some stiffer springs.

I have that same butternut cookies container holding some stuff. Weird.
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I'm surprised you didn't swap in some stiffer springs.

I have that same butternut cookies container holding some stuff. Weird.
For some reason I've never seen butternut cookies for sale in any store yet they're on every workbench I have ever seen?

I thought of the springs but gave them a shot with the Bilsteins. I made the right decision. The ride is phenomenal!

Can't wait for Mosport end of May!
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