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Unread 07-27-2013, 10:48 AM   #436
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Doesn't matter
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Unread 07-27-2013, 10:49 AM   #437
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Doesn't matter
So you think a solid joint will help?

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Unread 07-27-2013, 10:54 AM   #438
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with the axle wrapping? Yes
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Unread 07-27-2013, 11:14 AM   #439
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There is more room on the passenger side to run an upper link.
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Unread 07-27-2013, 04:59 PM   #440
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There is more room on the passenger side to run an upper link.
More, but not alot

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Unread 07-27-2013, 05:00 PM   #441
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I'm gonna take you guys advice and ill get heim joints and build a new upper mount then see how it works and if it doesn't still then I will a true 3 link

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Unread 07-29-2013, 07:38 PM   #442
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Super confused. There is 0 play in the upper control arm. I had a friend drive it around today while I watched and it has all kinds of axle wrap but there's no play. Maybe I'm not thinking about it right but it seems like the axle won't rotate on the lca mounts. It has the same effect as if I just welded the control arm to the axle. Could that be my problem?

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Unread 07-29-2013, 07:44 PM   #443
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Super confused. There is 0 play in the upper control arm. I had a friend drive it around today while I watched and it has all kinds of axle wrap but there's no play. Maybe I'm not thinking about it right but it seems like the axle won't rotate on the lca mounts. It has the same effect as if I just welded the control arm to the axle. Could that be my problem?

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Soft bushing.
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Unread 07-29-2013, 08:33 PM   #444
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Soft bushing.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 09:54 AM   #445
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The upper rubber/poly bushings
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Unread 07-30-2013, 10:02 AM   #446
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The upper rubber/poly bushings
So you guys think that replacing the upper bushings with Heims would definitely fix my problem? Because I don't wana do it for nothing. Also just for my learning sake could you explain why it would help.

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Unread 07-30-2013, 10:05 AM   #447
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So you guys think that replacing the upper bushings with Heims would definitely fix my problem? Because I don't wana do it for nothing. Also just for my learning sake could you explain why it would help.

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More than likely. It definitely wouldn't hurt anything. You should NEVER run a single upper with a rubber bushing anyways.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 10:35 AM   #448
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A rubber bushing allows to much movement. It may feel tight by hand , but under load it will be soft. And with a single upper it just allows too much movement
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Unread 07-30-2013, 11:45 AM   #449
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A rubber bushing allows to much movement. It may feel tight by hand , but under load it will be soft. And with a single upper it just allows too much movement
Exactly.
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Unread 07-30-2013, 01:59 PM   #450
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A rubber bushing allows to much movement. It may feel tight by hand , but under load it will be soft. And with a single upper it just allows too much movement
Got it. Which of the upper arm bushings is more important to be tight? At the axle or where it connects to the lca?

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