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Old 06-13-2010, 10:05 AM
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IIRC the early kits that you could buy had the upper hats and weld on strut rod mounts. Getting the crossmember out of a donor car is a PITA, and the stock upper hats didn't work on frame type cars anyway after you hacked them out.
I don't know of anyone making short a arms for a MII, keep in mind that you would need to replace both lower as well as upper to retain any suspension geometry and keep the camber right..Also, the upper a arms are really close to the spring hat in alot of installations, so getting short uppers may be the issue with getting short lowers..

The guys who have too wide track width issues usually get wheels with more backspacing to fix it. That creates some other small problems, but they are usually not as hard to deal with as shortening a arms.

Speedway and Heidts both sell tubular a arms, that use a strut rod.

You may find that once it's all said and done, that you could get a whole new crossmember and save yourself a bunch of grief.

Later, mikey
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