Control arm angles

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  1. Adam Vinnicombe

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    Hi all I have a 2001 new edge which has been lowered and although it’s not scrapping the ground I’m a little concerned about the angle of the control arms and the angle the tie rods are exiting the steering rack (see photos).
    Now I know a bump steer kit will help to a-line the tie rods so they will be more parallel to the steering rack but will it be enough?
    Is this what everyone else’s control arms look like ?
    It just looks wrong or is this normal and safe? AA0E591A-EDF3-4CB9-81DC-B307D56E7130.jpeg F380A6E8-C101-476D-8DE7-90B63A667272.jpeg
     
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    Well when u lower the stang u change alot. Look into the bump steer that will realign the tie rod where it needs to be I have a brand new set never used never open that I was gonna install prior to going tubular a arms and k member if u wanna buy them just FYI is all. But yes u will need
    Camber caster plates.
    Bump steer
    Make sure all rubber bushings are good and lower control arm ball joint isn't bad.
    But yeah let me know either way if I can help

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  3. Adam Vinnicombe

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    Hi mate first of I have no idea what FYI means :)
    Plus I’m in the U.K. so all depends on how much you want for them and how much postage would cost.
    Are they the ones with the washers you use to shim them or are they the ones that you need to drill ?
    My email if you want to chat more is
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    fyi = for your information
     
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    Cheers mate
     
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    Hey bro here they are lol sorry fyi mean for your information sorry

    https://lmr.com/item/SVE-3130BB/mus...MIo4eX6uWf7QIVS0KGCh189wNyEAQYASABEgKPnPD_BwE

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    Negative on the postal but where I live is 19904 zip code
    And 50 bucks its urs again brand new never used at all I have pics if need be

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    Along with drag wheels and tires and turbo

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    Steeda has extended length ball joints that will lift the steering knuckle/spindle to help correct the lower control arm angle.
     
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    move had a look but can’t see them
    Are we talking about the ball joint that go into the control arms (A arms)?
     
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    Is it a full turbo kit or just a turbo?
    Looking into postage cost now. Any idea on roughly the weight and parcel size?
     
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    Another band-aid fix would be offset steering rack bushes. You can then raise or lower the steering rack relative to the OEM mounting location to lessen the amount of bumpsteer adjustment you’ll need.
     
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    Yes but that will need be ALL u need the offset bushings will wear fast without a bump steer. Been there done that

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    Polyurethane?
     
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    Yes. The tie rods will be forced upward for every jounce of the vehicle. Thats never gd

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    Don’t they do that anyway :)