Re: [DML] Machined lower control arms and Eibach setup
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Re: [DML] Machined lower control arms and Eibach setup



One of the fun parts of modifying cars. This is an aftermarket shock 
intended for use with OEM control arms, and an aftermarket control arm 
intended for use with OEM shocks. Both aftermarket designers took 
advantage of some design margin, based on the other component (the 
shock is larger than stock and the hole in the control arm is smaller 
than stock).

When you add the two together, both designers used up the same real 
estate. There probably are not 50 sets of those control arms in the 
world. The shock designers may not have even known they existed since 
they were all made and sold (other than the last few) close to 20 years 
ago. 

Dave S

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Peter Kirchgessner" <fromyahoo@...> 
wrote:
>
> To show what happened to the Eibach shocks I added another photo. It
> shows the shock from the left suspension after I removed it. The
> damages to the right shock have been more worse, but no photo 
available:
> 
> <http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/spnew/view/52c4?i=542>
> 


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