Tubular contro arms, any interest??
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Thu Feb 12 09:19:35 EST 2004
Delrin is hard plastic and urethane or rubber is soft material.
----- Original Message -----
From: Robert Mangas <porter_t_dog at hotmail.com>
To: <audi at humanspeakers.com>
Cc: <urq at audifans.com>; <quattro at audifans.com>; <Martin at quattro.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 8:24 PM
Subject: Re: Tubular contro arms, any interest??
> Yeah, those are 'stock' ball joints, Lemforder, Moog, or TRW; I was just
> carrying forward your idea of comparing the price to OEM type bits. I was
> hoping that Energy urethane bushings *would* last longer than the
> but I can't really speak from experience on that front. I'd buy urethane
> it was available though; stiffer than stock, not as hard as delrin.
> also be dirt cheap in either of those applications.
> >From: Huw Powell <audi at humanspeakers.com>
> >Reply-To: audi at humanspeakers.com
> >To: Robert Mangas <porter_t_dog at hotmail.com>
> >CC: Martin at quattro.ca, urq at audifans.com, quattro at audifans.com
> >Subject: Re: Tubular contro arms, any interest??
> >Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 19:38:56 -0500
> >>Zygmunt has front ball joints for just over $20 and rears for $50 (!).
> >Are those for the "stock" ones? I think Martin was talking about using
> >some other type of ball joint (different mounting to CA, perhaps?). I
> >also have read him wrong...
> >>(tip- make the arm so it can use a common Energy bushing, like a Honda
> >That is also a good point. Although, the "stock" bushings are fairly
> >cheap. Would the "common" bushings be any easier to change, or perhaps
> >even last longer?
> >Huw Powell
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