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Old 12-21-2016, 08:30 PM   #1
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Spec E46 Front Control Arms and Bushings

What is everyone in Spec E46 racing using for front control arms and bushings? I've heard of one failure of the Meyle front control arms. Have there been any others? Have others had success with Meyle?

What about front control arm bushings? What are people using there and why?

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Old 12-21-2016, 09:33 PM   #2
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I have personally seen several control arms break on track and then kept watch of which brand failed. Every time it was Meyle. Scientific? Not exactly, but over my years of racing several other Meyle parts have failed on my cars. I only use Lemforder branded parts on control arms / tie-rods.

As for bushings - I've used Ground Control and Condor bushings.
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Old 12-22-2016, 07:27 AM   #3
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Lemforder ZHP arms are what you want.

I'm running BW solid FCABs with no issue.
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Old 12-23-2016, 07:14 AM   #4
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Ditto on Meyle breaking and kudo's for Lemforder ZHP.
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