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Aluminum is lighter (obviously) and therefore... (archive)

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Posted by Sean Horton on September 01, 2001 at 13:02:49:

In Reply to: Control Arms: Aluminum(OEM) vs. Steel? posted by David on August 31, 2001 at 23:54:23:

reduces the vehicle's "unsprung" weight. While the aluminum control arms by themselves won't produce a noticeable difference in performance, the sum of several upgrades of this type would be a big improvement. From what I have read when I was looking into the differences, the aluminum are not worth the expense.

Sean
89 535iA, sharked, H&R, Bilsteins, M-contours


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