Front tubular control arms

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Bomber24

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Hey everyone, been awhile since I have been on here busy at work. Finally getting back to the car looking for opinions on tubular control arms, itll be more geared towards drag racing but will be run on the street to local cruises. What's everyone suggest? I've been looking at TRZ, how are they for the street?
 
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bracketchev1221

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Whats wrong with the stock ones? I would be more concerned with good shocks and springs before tubular A-Arms.
 
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Bomber24

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Guess I was just looking at upgrade options. I've got by springs and QA1 shocks.
 
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bracketchev1221

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lilbowtie

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If you want to go tubular by all means go for it . For drag racing and cruises - not necessary. Like bracketchev1221 I run stock w/ the truck and the regal.
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Bomber24

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You guys running taller ball joints? Stock spindles?
 
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bracketchev1221

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You guys running taller ball joints? Stock spindles?
Mine used factory ball joints and drum spindles with a wilwood pro street disk brake conversion kit. I used threaded suspension travel limiters through the upper arm to set the travel. I wasted a lot of money in 22 years of racing that car. I hate seeing people buying parts because they think they have to or because somebody told them that its the trick setup. My experience is what worked in my car, and I can tell you more importantly what DIDN'T work.
 
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All stock in the Regal - truck has 2 inch drop spindles up front and 3 inch lower in back, just to get it setting lower.
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Bomber24

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I feel like I should be asking you guys many more questions lol. But seriously thank you just saved some money and I dont mind that!
 

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