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Old 01-06-2018, 11:04 AM Thread Starter
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FE5 control arms

Whatís the reason to upgrade to FE5 control arms? From what I have read the only difference between FE3 and FE5 control arms is the ball jount size. I get why FE5 struts are better but what would be the reason to change the control arm?
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Weight, strength.

The aluminum FE5's don't deflect or bend like the steel Redline stockers will.

Make sure you do CABs while you're at it. That's the real reason to swap.

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good point,haha I thought mine were aluminum until I read your reply and I went and looked. I send so much time under other peoples cars I forget what mine looks like. What are the "CABs"?
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good point,haha I thought mine were aluminum until I read your reply and I went and looked. I send so much time under other peoples cars I forget what mine looks like. What are the "CABs"?
Control arm bushings. Specifically do the Powell sphericals.

CABs and transmission mounts are the biggest traction and wheelhop problems with the Delta platform.
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The FE5 control arms also put your tires at -1 camber good for cornering..
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Does anyone have any experience with the ZZP lower control arms? With the price of the FE5 arms and Powell bushings itís almost the same as the ZZP arms
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Does anyone have any experience with the ZZP lower control arms? With the price of the FE5 arms and Powell bushings itís almost the same as the ZZP arms
Iíve asked this before as well with no answer.
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Maybe I will give them a try. I need tires to tho. The list of stuff to do is still long lol.
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Maybe a stupid question but can you buy parts from the Powell raceing website? There are no prices and when ever I click on a part the same screen just reloads
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No.. You have to email them. The emails on the website are valid...or you can go thru crate engine depot some Powell's stuff is sold thru there and you don't have to pay extra shipping charges thru Canada

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