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      07-17-2012, 10:54 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by E90335iflyer View Post
I am looking to get these as an upgrade for my suspension. After owning a few track toys with spherical joints, I am used to they making noise after a while. Although some takes a lot more beating before becoming noisy. IMO, street miles are worse than most track miles. I haven't seen other negative reviews on these HPA toe arms. I did see your review on the RE toe arms. Are they the same? Do you own both, which one is actually noisy?
AFAIK, HPA just reanodizes RE's toe links black, so they are the same thing.
I'm sure street bumps and potholes are harder on spherical joints than track surfaces. Having said that, I'm a very careful driver and am very disappointed the spherical joints couldn't go 3 months w/o becoming noisy and that RE (and subsequently HPA) considers them a wear item and doesn't warranty them. Just fyi; your call.
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