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Old 03-12-2016, 09:04 AM   #1
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Uppers I have decided on the whiteline offset kit.

Lowers I am driving myself crazy researching, searching.... I have come up with what I think is a solid solution..

MS 40% stiffer bushings for both lower control arms in the front. I feel like poly will be a pain in the *** with noise. My lowers are separating and with hoosiers, it will get worse.


Am I overthinking the energy suspension lower bushings? I'm afraid of hating the car because it will never stop squeaking especially with es bushings.

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read, re-read. I see for the front lower control arm bushing,nothing for the rear bushing on the front control arms. Correct me if I am wrong but We do not believe in Delrin for the inner ends of the lower control arms. "ICS"

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You need some misalignment. IMO the best solution is a poly bushing with a bronze bearing sleeve.
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Any companies selling this off the shelf?
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Forum member hi_im_sean is. Email him for more info, or just read the thread I linked. [email protected]

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Offsetting the upper can cause clearance issues with larger rubber and wheels. I always suggest offsetting the lower. Also offsetting the upper in poly means you never be able to throw bronze bearings in there, as the sleeve is too big. The superpros are also metric which makes it hard to find certain sizes.

With ES bushings, noise will be the least of your concerns. Youve read the megathread twice now, so i dont see why i need to repeat myself a 3rd time.

ISC is right in that you cant run delrin in both loactions of each arm, but you can in at least one, the way we do it in our kits, with poly/bronze in the rear position of each arm.

Email us if you wanmt to talk further about a kit. youll probably spend more on just the superpros and mazda comp stuff than you will for a whole delrin kit.
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Bought offset derlin bushings from mazdacomp today. Not that I thought they were needed but I was maxed out at -3 degrees last alignment. I run a 205 on a 9" wheel so even running mega low on my 225-9 setup I only polished a few spots in the fender well.


Didn't really consider the fact that I could've just done the lowers and not have to deal with the uppers at this time........

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