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Old 08-12-2011, 01:51 PM
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Originally Posted by JamesDean View Post
Evenin all,

I've known for quite some time that my gold SD is going to need a replacement lower control arm as its current one has 3-4 holes in it and I didn't quite feel comfortable with just welding them shut and going on with life.

I've decided to replace it with a good used one. The local junkyard had a 420SEL with good arms on it so I had them pull the one I needed and made it out of there for $50.
I suggest you remove the rear sway bar link "ball stud" from each trailing arm before further work/cleaning..

Fastlane: Sway Bar Link, Rear torsion bar To trailing arm
http://catalog.peachparts.com/item.wws?sku=W0133-1637060

Fastlane: Sway Bar Link, Rear torsion bar To trailing arm
http://catalog.peachparts.com/item.wws?sku=1233200989
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Last edited by whunter; 08-12-2011 at 02:01 PM.
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