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Old 11-18-2007, 08:49 AM
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is there any company that makes tubular control arms for a stock silverado suspension? the only ones i found were for air ride type suspensions and i only plan on using drop spindels to lower the front and blocks in the rear but i just want it to handle like a car not like a truck, or should i just throw a vette suspension up front. thanx.

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Old 11-18-2007, 08:59 AM
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Don't think that tubular arms are going to make it handle much different. There will only be a slight weight savings. Shocks, spring rates, tires and that kind of stuff is going to make it handle different.
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I would buy different springs and a larger diameter sway bar before I bought new A-arms. The tubular ones are stiffer and keep your suspension geometry better but I don't think you will see any noticeable difference on the street If all you do is replace the A-arms.

My Sonoma has spindles and springs up front(w/ nitro drop shocks) and leafs and blocks in the back and it handles like a slot car. The lower center of gravity and stiffer springs are what do it.
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