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Old 01-01-2014, 07:31 PM   #1
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Should you not loosen your control arm when installing a lift and retighten at your new ride height. My thought is by doing this you would get better flex from your control arms since the bushings would not be bound up. Also would make your bushings last longer since there not constantly twisted and bound. Have read many lift forums and no mention of this.

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Old 01-01-2014, 07:45 PM   #2
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Old 01-01-2014, 08:34 PM   #4
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Depends on the control arm bushing/joint. Stock and most if not all rubber or poly yes.
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Old 01-01-2014, 08:49 PM   #5
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Kinda what I thought to just found it odd no one speaks of doing this in any kinda install pages or instructions
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Old 01-02-2014, 04:24 PM   #6
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How-to: Setting up 8 adjustable control arms.

It's for adjustables, but it's a great resource for control arm setup.

But yes, you should loosen and then retighten them.
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Old 01-02-2014, 07:59 PM   #7
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Thinks for the reference very informative if I can ever afford adj ca it will be great for sure

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