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Old 11-20-2013, 11:03 AM   #15
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I had an issue with the exact piece you just mentioned. Was a real pita. Kit is great other than that and have no complaints otherwise.

let me clear up what i said.. my suspension fully consists of all BMR product and the upper coilover mount was the only piece I had problems with.
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Old 11-20-2013, 11:56 AM   #16
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I had an issue with the exact piece you just mentioned. Was a real pita. Kit is great other than that and have no complaints otherwise.

let me clear up what i said.. my suspension fully consists of all BMR product and the upper coilover mount was the only piece I had problems with.
Alright I just wanted to make sure that it wasn't some crazy issue we didn't know about. I will make sure to go out and yell at my shop guys about it. If you ever run into an issue don't hesitate to call us because if it was too much of a pain I could have definitely sent you out another set of those coil-over mounts.
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Old 11-20-2013, 12:06 PM   #17
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I'm getting my setup ready for Hoosier slicks on 17's.

Will I be good with MTCA030 for the LCA's?

I also plan on replacing my older TCA026 trailing arms with the TCA033.

I am lowered with BMR springs and have the sways via the HPP018 kit.

So, anything I'm missing or any other changes or improvements?

I'm not quite ready to go 15" wheels.

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Old 11-20-2013, 12:17 PM   #18
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I'm getting my setup ready for Hoosier slicks on 17's.

Will I be good with MTCA030 for the LCA's?

I also plan on replacing my older TCA026 trailing arms with the TCA033.

I am lowered with BMR springs and have the sways via the HPP018 kit.

So, anything I'm missing or any other changes or improvements?

I'm not quite ready to go 15" wheels.

Thanks, Padre
Hey Padre,
You can't run those lowering springs with the MTCA030's, you have to use the Strange Eng. Shocks/Springs provided in the DRP007 Kit. Also, "I think" you could probably use your existing BMR rear sway bar, but considering the racing you do....the XTreme Anti-Roll bar would be much more suited for this application. I bought the DRP007 kit, and I already had the XTreme Anti-Roll bar, and I plan on running 17's for now. It will certainly give those 17's plenty of clearance around the LCA's, especially since it was designed for 15's!!! Should work pretty awesome. And then, down the road, if I want to convert to 15's.....all I would need is the Brake Package.

If you wanted to stick with your current spring/shock set-up, these new LCA's they're making (see post #1) would work fine (even with the 17's). Since you have the older FE3 suspension, you can still use the "older" version of the LCA's too without any issues. This new version just allows use of the newer FE4 style sway bars.
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Old 11-20-2013, 12:22 PM   #19
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Hey Padre,
You can't run those lowering springs with the MTCA030's, you have to use the Strange Eng. Shocks/Springs provided in the DRP007 Kit. Also, "I think" you could probably use your existing BMR rear sway bar, but considering the racing you do....the XTreme Anti-Roll bar would be much more suited for this application. I bought the DRP007 kit, and I already had the XTreme Anti-Roll bar, and I plan on running 17's for now. It will certainly give those 17's plenty of clearance around the LCA's, especially since it was designed for 15's!!! Should work pretty awesome. And then, down the road, if I want to convert to 15's.....all I would need is the Brake Package.
Thanks for the info. I'm still researching and trying to keep costs down. I also want to keep the car setup so I can run the Texas Mile if I'm ever able to get there. So any suggestions welcome.

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Old 11-20-2013, 12:24 PM   #20
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Will these be made of chrome moly?
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Old 11-20-2013, 12:25 PM   #21
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Thanks for the info. I'm still researching and trying to keep costs down. I also want to keep the car setup so I can run the Texas Mile if I'm ever able to get there. So any suggestions welcome.

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I added this....after-the-fact:

If you wanted to stick with your current spring/shock set-up, these new LCA's they're making (see post #1) would work fine (even with the 17's). Since you have the older FE3 suspension, you can still use the "older" version of the LCA's too without any issues. This new version just allows use of the newer FE4 style sway bars.
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Old 11-20-2013, 01:38 PM   #22
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When I had my car aligned I have plenty of camber adjustment with my lowered stance(1.5+). Toe adjustment on the other hand is used up for the most part. I still have adjustment left but its like 75% used up right now. I have BMR trailing arms and toe rods, both nonadjustable.
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Old 11-20-2013, 01:39 PM   #23
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Thanks for the info. I'm still researching and trying to keep costs down. I also want to keep the car setup so I can run the Texas Mile if I'm ever able to get there. So any suggestions welcome.

Padre
Since you are only looking to run a 17" wheel on the back and you are lowered I would recommend running our BMR non-adjustable lower control arms (TCA028). These non adjustable lower control arms will allow you to run the sway bar you already have and will work well with you being on a budget. With these you will need to run adjustable toe rods (TR003 or TR004) so you can get the adjustment needed to get the desired alignment specs but this combination will allow you to get right at 0 camber which will be ideal for drag racing.

Shoot me a PM or e-mail Padre and I will see what I can do for you so we can get some more BMR parts added to the car.

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These newly designed arms will be made out of mild steel just like our current ones are. The only lower control arm will build that are chrome moly are our MTCA030 which are more race oriented and are what we include in our BMR drag race suspension package that are used when guys are looking to run a 15" rear wheel.
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Old 03-03-2014, 06:08 PM   #24
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Are there any handling benefits these give when upgrading from FE3 LCAs?
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:07 PM   #25
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:19 PM   #26
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Old 03-03-2014, 09:16 PM   #27
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Are there any handling benefits these give when upgrading from FE3 LCAs?
If you're upgrading from FE3 to an FE4 configuration….then yes, there are definitely some good benefits in handling. The FE4 sway bar functions more efficiently than the shorter FE3 set-up.
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