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Old 09-15-2022, 04:25 PM
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Yes, I have some photo's. The bent arm one was sent to me today by the mechanic who has my car and yes I shall email the manufacturer but I do not think I will be successful as they could question many things and deny responsibility.
That looks really bad ; hopefully the manufacturer will help out otherwise who would buy any of their products again.
Iíve seen these HardRace arms , donít know if theyíre any good.
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This seems like a hell of a lot of cost, effort and risk for not much result. Why not raise it up half an inch and probably get close to the stock alignment range with the durable stock parts?
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To be honest those silverproject parts don't look quite convincing to begin with.

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To be honest those silverproject parts don't look quite convincing to begin with.

Holy shit.
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If the only concern is the camber it might be better to cut the original rear arm and weld/sandwich a piece in to lengthen it, doesn't make the adjustment friendlier though. I "think" the stock front arm should work as is but I might be wrong.
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If the only concern is the camber it might be better to cut the original rear arm and weld/sandwich a piece in to lengthen it, doesn't make the adjustment friendlier though. I "think" the stock front arm should work as is but I might be wrong.
If the rear arm is longer then naturally the original length front arm would cause toe in.
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The front arm is the adjustable one right ??
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The front arm is the adjustable one right ??
Yes, but the adjustment is still quite limited.
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I remember last time the shop couldn't align the rear end.
So I'm considering getting adjustable control arms.
Not sure if there's a better brand?
https://silverproject.eu/rear-contro...or-bmw-e53-x5/

On my E39, Godspeed control arms were awesome in getting a perfect alignment. Unfortunately Godspeed doesn't make any for E53
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I also have those arms on the back. Did plate over everything cause of the strength concerns but they have a lot of adjustability and are fine for the price.
The bulk of the force goes into the knuckle and lower arm so they don’t really have to handle all that much stress.

Side note. I beat the piss out of my e53 sow If they hold up on mine then I’d be impressed to see anyone else break them XD
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