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Old 07-05-2018, 07:47 AM
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Default Need adjustable control arms?

I feel like this has been discussed 100 times but I keep getting conflicting threads on the topic. Some say yes and some say no. Then others say only fronts or only rears.

I will be purchasing Koni Yellows and Swift Spec R springs. Will I need adjustable front or rear control arms at all for a good alignment? Mostly a track car.
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Track car, definitely. You want to be able to use your secret weapon - dialed alignment for track/track conditions.

Street - depends on how much out of spec you can tolerate of course and you won’t know that until the car is suspension prepared and alignment checked.

The best thing, IMO, install them front and rear and be done with it.
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That's what I was leaning towards anyways. Should be a nice project.
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With drop springs up fron you will get around -1.8 degrees of camber, you need control arms to get more
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Good deal, thanks. I know next to knowing about alignment specs
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