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Old August 7th, 2019, 11:32
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Cavfab control arms?

Hi all. I found some cavfab arms for sale a bit ago. The price is right. I cant however find any info from anyone who's used them. Anyone have any input? I'm a little worried cause the guy had them on his jeep for a few weeks supposedly and now "wants go go in a different direction " to me sounds like he didn't like them. Any thoughts? Thanks.
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Old August 7th, 2019, 11:50
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Re: Cavfab control arms?

Are they the model with heims?
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Old August 7th, 2019, 12:05
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Re: Cavfab control arms?

Yes they are.
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Old August 7th, 2019, 12:28
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Re: Cavfab control arms?

Probably not a good deal then.
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Old August 7th, 2019, 12:29
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Probably not a good deal then.
Hahaha why not?
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Old August 7th, 2019, 14:21
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Re: Cavfab control arms?

Even with the best heims(which aren't chinese), you would have a noisy/harsh ride.
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Old August 7th, 2019, 15:05
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Even with the best heims(which aren't chinese), you would have a noisy/harsh ride.
Dont most CAs have heims on the end though? Otherwise no flex for anyone. Or am I wrong?
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Old August 7th, 2019, 16:18
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Re: Cavfab control arms?

No, the good arms have some sort of poly/steel flex joint.
https://www.currieenterprises.com/johnny-joint-parts
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Old August 7th, 2019, 16:54
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No, the good arms have some sort of poly/steel flex joint.
https://www.currieenterprises.com/johnny-joint-parts
Cheers. I suppose I could always replace the joints down the road.
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Old August 9th, 2019, 09:22
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Re: Cavfab control arms?

You can likely swap out the heims for a quality flex joint like the ones produced by Summit Machine.

These are the joints that come standard on the TnT Y-Link kit and are also used by lots of Ultra4 race car builders, so plenty tough for XJ usage.

Greaseable, quiet and beefy.


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Old August 9th, 2019, 09:49
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The only problem there is that they small threads.
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The only problem there is that they small threads.

They is vague, which vendor are you referring to?
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Old August 12th, 2019, 19:14
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Cavfab!
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Old August 18th, 2019, 12:12
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I think harsh ride would come more from a shitty suspension than the type of joint that's used
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Old August 18th, 2019, 17:07
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I think harsh ride would come more from a shitty suspension than the type of joint that's used
I'm sure that has a bit to do with it but I would really think the geometry of the arms has a more to do with it? I or course could be very wrong.
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