Re: [DML] Upgraded Front Suspension
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Re: [DML] Upgraded Front Suspension



Marc and I had a long conversation in person in the hotel bar at FFT'11. I got the distinct impression then that he did not like Ed Uding's LCA brackets very much. The message below was just one of the many objections he raised at that time.

As I told Marc then, there is no problem with the swaybar and Ed brackets. This is what my swaybar mounts looked like 2,000 miles after installation:
http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/430022_346599598718630_100001057778755_1036462_1800926042_n.jpg
http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/425199_346599632051960_100001057778755_1036463_1748857967_n.jpg
Clearly still firmly attached to the crumple extension.


Time permitting I will jack the car up and snap some pics in the daylight tomorrow of their 3,000 mile condition -- again, still firmly attached to the crumple extension.

Ed has sold enough brackets over the years to lay to rest any concern about their compatibility with swaybar operation.

Bill Robertson
#5939


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@...> wrote:
>
> With no flexibility in the LCA, keep your eye on the ARB mounts!!  The ARB may not flex enough on their own to accommodate the arc of the suspension travel. 
> 
> 
> 
> --- On Thu, 10/20/11, content22207 <brobertson@...> wrote:
> 
> > From: content22207 <brobertson@...>
> > Subject: [DML] Upgraded Front Suspension
> > To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011, 11:20 PM
> > I just drove from the NC/SC border to
> > DC on my new front suspension: Byrne's LCA's *AND* Ed's
> > outriggers. The combined effect is nothing short of
> > revolutionary. This is the way these cars should have been
> > built in the first place. If people promise not to crash my
> > car, I will let them test drive it at DMA this weekend.
> > 
> > Anyone who has ever removed their sway bar knows how floppy
> > OEM LCA's are (let's be brutally honest -- they're
> > unacceptably floppy even with the sway bar in place). Even
> > before my sway bar was reattached, the lower "wishbones" had
> > absolutely no fore/aft movement whatsoever.  
> > 
> > Bill Robertson
> > #5939
> > 
> > 
> > 
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