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Old 09-10-2007, 03:19 PM   #1
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Cam Bolts

I was talking to a friends and he said that I don't need to use the cam bolts on my front lower control arms as I have upper adjustable arms. Is this true? Can I replace the cam bolts with regular bolts?

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Old 09-10-2007, 04:15 PM   #2
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Yeah, you can. However you will need to make sure to use a spacer or washer big enough so that the bolts you use don't slide around in the slottest holes on the lower arm mounts.

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Old 09-10-2007, 05:11 PM   #3
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ok cool - wanted to make sure before I ditched them. Thanks Jack. BTW - I might be able to make a trip down there to see ya about some corner guards.
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Hell man if I'd known that we had the room I would've brought them up last weekend. It was kind of a last minute thing.

Oh, and just so you know I am actually still running the cam bolts in my LA setup. I have new LCA mounts, but haven't had the time to cut and weld them yet so I just left them in there for that little extra bit of adjustability for now. The Cam bolts don't bother me at all so they got to stay.
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Old 09-10-2007, 05:18 PM   #5
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Well if I take it in for an alignment, they should be able to adjust them properly right? If so I wont screw with them.
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Oh yeah most definitely. It will be easier for them to set the castor with the cam bolts in there as opposed to doing it with just the upper arms.
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Old 09-10-2007, 05:27 PM   #7
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And since I have ya here, , you have any experience with the RE builder ball joints? I was greasing everything up underneath and when it came to the builder ball joints, I couldn't get very much in there, and it wasn't even coming out the sides. Do they not take much?
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No, they don't take much grease at all. You are talking about the RE Cartridge joints right?
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Yup, that's the "Super-Flex 2 cartridge". You just need enough grease in there to keep the poly pieces lubed and the sperical ball rotating nicely.
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Old 09-10-2007, 05:51 PM   #11
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Ok cool. Thanks again.

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