So this was why those Summit control arms were so cheap

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  1. aar0s

    aar0s Founding Member

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    hmmm my steeda aluminums are looking better all the time.
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    Kdubslugga Active Member

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    MADE IN CHINA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    gotta be damn close to the 400 hp mark, lol.
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    90lxcoupe Mustang Master

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    nothing like spending big mone on the motor and buying the cheapest suspension parts possible.

    If the control arm didnt break im sure the bushing would have torn apart after time
  5. Mustang5L5

    Mustang5L5 Car used in adult film "Highway Gangbang-InDaButt" SN Certified Technician Founding Member

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    So is he gonna put another set back on?

    I wouldn't. He got lucky here, but what if the LCA lets go next time...at 50MPH??
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    NIKwoaC 中國製造

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  7. lancec2c30

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    Who was to know, usually Summit brand stuff has some quality behind it.
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    Roger that. To hell with taking another shot at a "redesigned" piece of crap. :notnice:
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    The notes are listed on the web page and in the instructions. He should have read them.
  10. BlownFiveLiter

    BlownFiveLiter have car, will race....wait, it doesn't run

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    Good lord, is Granatelli making parts for Summit?
  11. RatStang

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    Perhaps... I know they're selling Granatelli parts outright at least. Pretty much the standard for what NOT to buy. Wonder if they know that their reputation is such?
  12. lancec2c30

    lancec2c30 Member

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    And....?

    "Not designed for use on vehicles which will be drag raced with slicks. Recommended for applications under 400 Rear Wheel Horsepower."

    As of right now, with no tune, I would bet his car isn't making over 400hp. He was on the street with street tires. Sounds to me like he read the instructions. :rolleyes:
  13. GroverDill

    GroverDill GoldMember

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    Well if he read them he must not be to bright to know his car is damn close limit and run them anyway.
  14. lancec2c30

    lancec2c30 Member

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    That's exactly why he ran them. :nice:
  15. gt40_2003wes

    gt40_2003wes I did sound a wee bit gay there.

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    he went the cheap route then he ****es about it? take it as a lesson and spend some money next time.
  16. lancec2c30

    lancec2c30 Member

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    Did I once say anyone ****ed about it? :shrug: No. I was simply sharing his experience with them, because I remember someone asking about them a while back, when the clearance price was still up. ;)
  17. RatStang

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    Can't really fault him for giving them a shot but there's no way I'd put a revised version of the same pieces back on the car.

    Were it me... I'd hold out for some much beefier replacements. Maybe take the replacement set that summit sends and put em on ebay to help off-set the cost of some MM or Steeda CAs.

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