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SPC UCAs

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by runCMD, Aug 7, 2019.

  1. Aug 7, 2019 at 12:12 AM
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    runCMD

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    Currently just have a spacer lift and what appear to be Tuff Country UCAs that PO had dealer installed. A) I don’t think Wheel Works has been able to get it properly aligned and B) I think it comes out of alignment too easily.

    Looking at a new lift kit and possibly just some UCAs as next change and these SPCs on Amazon caught my eye. Anyone know why they’re so much cheaper than what is listed on Toytecs kits?

    Specialty Products Company 25490 Control Arm https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004A393YC/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_gNNsDbXAMMCNC
     
  2. Aug 7, 2019 at 2:28 AM
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    LT75

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    I had them on my 2018 and they are great. Lots of people use them. Price always fluctuates between $481-$575 on Amazon. Mine are currently sitting in a box since I only did a coachbuilder pro kit this time around on my new Pro.
     
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    Big thing is, they are cast. The performance arms are all either tube or boxed, which is much more labor intensive than cast. Also, Uniballs are much more expensive than those balljoints. If you don't NEED uniballs, it's not really that big of a deal. If you're just drive on the street and mod for looks/style, you don't NEED uniballs.
     
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  4. Aug 8, 2019 at 12:45 PM
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    Yeah I currently just have wheelworks do my alignments with the lifetime service. I expect that they may have an issue with them.
     
  5. Aug 8, 2019 at 1:21 PM
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    FirstGenVol

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    To answer your question, Amazon has a lot more buying power than a small company like Toytech. That's how they can offer things at lower prices. I have SPC's on my 1st gen and they have been fine so far. They have a good reputation.
     
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    Also depending where you live. With harsh winters, greases sealed ball joints are said to last longer than uniball.
     

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