Why do you need to replace upper control arms?

1 Answer:
  • Amy Amy
    The main reason for replacing a control arm is to improve wheel travel in most cases when lifting a vehicle. What most people do not know is they also do more than increase height and add travel. Aftermarket arms offer a bunch of benefits such as : Increased durability in the arm itself.
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