Trap arms heads up

Kneale Brownson knotnook at
Wed Nov 3 23:10:31 EST 2004

Trap arm=trapezoidal arm=trailing arm in the rear suspension.  Item 10 in ETKA
image # 45-00.  The little toe adjustment bracket that makes the lower
attachment to the strut (wheel bearing) housing costs over $300 on each side.

At 08:55 PM 11/3/2004 -0500, SuffolkD at wrote: 

> Kneale: 
> I have no idea what these are.  What are they? 
> -Scott by BOSTON 
>> From: Kneale Brownson <> 
>> If you purchase used trap arms, as I did recently with the plan of 
>> replacing the rubber bits and then installing in one car and repeating the 
>> process for the three we have that use that design, be sure you get the toe 
>> adjustment brackets with 'em.  Those parts (443 511 223C and 224C for left 
>> and right) cost over $300 apiece new.   My seller didn't tell me until 
>> after I got home with the trap arms that he planned to keep the brackets 
>> because he knew how expensive they were.    I'd figured I could just get 
>> new brackets with the bolts and nuts.  Never dreamed they'd be that costly.

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