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Old 10-26-2012, 08:50 AM   #11
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I have definitely seen many stock arms bend / crack in the middle at the sway bar attachment point.
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Old 10-27-2012, 12:11 AM   #12
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Especially on the 00-04 non svt cars. The svt had reinforced ones and I believe after 04 the cars all came with reinforced.


Still need to make these Karl!!!

Also, how's the new camber arms coming?
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Old 12-25-2012, 12:27 AM   #13
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Agreed! I've been trying to get a set of lowers from Dominant Eng since May and have gotten no response whatsoever. Not sure what's going on there but would like another option.
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Old 12-25-2012, 01:02 AM   #14
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Dom unfortunately has become extremely unreliable.

Would like to see an improved version of Doms arms made. Not sure how to improve though. Have heard that his ride height adjustment doesn't offer much in the way of lowering and the sway bar mount; cuz of the design, sits very low even with shorter endlinks. Some people have inverted the links to above the arms and supposedly saw no ill effect and performance was not affected. The outer end being thread is great cuz you can use it to adjust camber or when combined with camber arms and toe arms you can actually widen the rear track of the car a bit.

Right now i'm just waiting for when they(Massive) finally release their new camber arms. They look absolutely amazing! And, they offer on car adjustability. Don't have to unbolt your suspension now to align it!!!!
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Old 12-25-2012, 01:55 AM   #15
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Yeah, you get my vote for these!
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these would be pretty awesome!!!!!
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need them like yesterday
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Dom's, cuz of the design, sits very low even with shorter endlinks.


Yes. His arms are unacceptable. In reality, only a small amount of adjustment is needed. A nearly straight arm or one with just a bend for the spring pocket would be preferred. Plus, like your camber arms, a rod end on one end would be excellent.
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the old focus-central arms are awesome IMO....



you can kind-of see them in ^ this pic on my car....they are totally straight and have a cup in them to mount the swaybar endlinks, mine however are upside-down from the last time I had it aligned they re-connected them upside-down and I didn't notice/look until MONTHS later, going to need a re-alignment this summer anyways so I'll flip them back correct when that gets done

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Yes. His arms are unacceptable. In reality, only a small amount of adjustment is needed. A nearly straight arm or one with just a bend for the spring pocket would be preferred. Plus, like your camber arms, a rod end on one end would be excellent.
Thats what I always thought too. Seeing most of the pix w/ the spring pocket jacked up, for the shorter, lowering springs.
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the old focus-central arms are awesome IMO....

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you can kind-of see them in ^ this pic on my car....they are totally straight and have a cup in them to mount the swaybar endlinks, mine however are upside-down from the last time I had it aligned they re-connected them upside-down and I didn't notice/look until MONTHS later, going to need a re-alignment this summer anyways so I'll flip them back correct when that gets done

It also helps that the old Focuscentral arms mounted their coilovers in to the top shock mount which is great. I supose all the other manufactors(coilover) think the top shock mount won't take the load.
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