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Old 03-06-2013, 04:16 AM
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I use the Helix. I'm not sold on the H-sport design......don't like the idea of threads in the middle of the length...weak point? I had the Alta's but the heim joints wore out too quick. So...Helix But then again.....never heard of any of the mentioned arms breaking.....so?
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Old 03-06-2013, 04:22 AM
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I use the Helix. I'm not sold on the H-sport design......don't like the idea of threads in the middle of the length...weak point?
Correct me if I'm wrong, but putting the threads out at the ends puts more force and strain on them. I'm pretty sure there's far less force put on threads that are in the middle of the arms (less leverage).

With that said, I doubt aftermarket arms will break unless you're in an accident.
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:56 PM
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I was going to bring up Helix but some one beat me to it.

I am using helix control arms (both upper and lower) and I have no issues with them. They do the job just fine. Nice solid units.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:41 PM
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Personally I think for a road car the eibachs are hard to beat.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:59 PM
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I've had a couple of sets of Hotchkis bars with no complaints. Sounds like you could get away with buying those, SPC/Eibach, or Helix with no concerns. Pick your favorite style and color between those three.
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I am using the helix arms (Upper/Lower), one thing I liked about these that made me go with them was that the joints were protected in rubber boots. Like 07BPB said, they are solid units.
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Old 03-16-2013, 01:38 AM
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Thanks a lot guys. This helps me to make the final decision
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Old 03-24-2013, 03:09 AM
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Thanks a lot guys. This helps me to make the final decision
So what was your final decision?
I have the Helix, lower only right now, on my R56. Easy to install for me, now the uppers will be a bit more involved!
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Old 03-24-2013, 02:11 PM
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I'm running the Eibach/SPC lowers, been great so far. Planning to install a upper set as well...

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