Adjustable strut rods

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  1. Broncobru

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    What is the advantage of using a after market adjustable strut rod? Who makes a good set?

    Thanks, Joe
     
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    The stock strut rods are adjustable.
     
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    I know. I saw a ad for aftermarket struts rods and was wondering if there was some advantage in using them.
    Thanks, Joe
     
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    $400 is a bit pricey for a set of strut rods. I'd rather put that money toward a complete coil-over front suspension.
    The stock rods with new bushings are plenty adequate for normal driving. If you're going racing, you're going to want a better suspension system anyway rather than trying to make the old set-up perform to 21st century standards.
     
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    Most complete coil over suspension, come with adjustable strut rods. Reinforced upper and,lower control arms, roller perches, good shocks and spring, and adjustable strut rods, are more than enough for most people. Tubular control arms just add weight to the car.
     
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    A set can be purchased from: Tracy Blackford
    PTP Engineering Inc.
    ptpengineering@yahoo.com

    for $249
     
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    That's definitely a better deal.
     
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    LCA...........lower control arm
     
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    I believe Ed (rotorr22) installed a set, you can contact him through forum's conversation.......
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