UCA comparisons by number?

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  1. Smaddox

    Smaddox

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    Hi all,

    I've been looking around a few places and have yet to find answer on the drop difference between UCA's that was backed by any numbers/measurements.

    I have the newer model SPC UCA's on my FJC. Have had them for almost a year. No complaints. When doing some research on other items, l/t coilovers for example. The argument comes up that the SPC's will not provide as good articulation and drop as other after market UCA's. Such as TC, Icon, All-pro, etc.. However, if you go to SPC's website, or call their technicians, they claim they were designed to have just as much drop/articulation as the others. http://www.spcalignment.com/compone...J Cruiser&year=2012 - &from=USAFrom&to=USATo

    So the question.. has anyone ever actually done the numbers to see if there is much, if any difference? I know the heim/uni-ball joints are stronger, but they're also more maintenance and rougher/louder.

    If anyone can provide info that'd be awesome!
     
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    BMThiker I aim to misbehave Moderator SILVER Star

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    As mine are now, the TC arm touches the coil spring at full droop. I don't have extended bump stops or jounce bumpstops, so I have some wheel rub up top at full compression too.
     
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