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'91 fr ball joint different from '86!
I tried to install the right lower control arm on my '86 5KCSTQ
yesterday. I got the control arm and the lower subframe from a '91
200TQ. Turns out that the '91 ball joint has a 19mm diameter lug that
slides up into the hub, whereas the '86 has an 18mm ball joint lug :-(
Argh. Oh well, words of warning to those of you that drive early 5KCSTQs
- You can't use '91 200 control arms.
I also filled in all of my subframe bushings with epoxy, and the
rear motor mount bushings with rubber. I'll let you know if it improves
the feel of the car at all.
Sure wish I could get ahold of a stiffer sway bar since I hvae
this one off the car. It would be alot easier to replace that
now than later. I have the 26mm bar currently.
Graydon D. Stuckey
Flint, Michigan USA
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage II
'85 Mazda RX7 GS 12A-leaning-towards-a-13B-soon