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Old 10-22-2018, 09:57 PM   #1
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Z28 Trailing Arms VS BMR Trailing Arms

Do Z28 trailing arms have spherical bearings? and should i just save up for bmr arms with the spherical bearings? Are they really that much stronger?
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Old 10-23-2018, 09:20 AM   #2
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OEM arms are made to bend as not to damage the subframe or body the BMR/DSE while they are awesome parts they will not give and could cause collateral damage to the connecting points.
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Old 10-23-2018, 12:10 PM   #3
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Considering GM equipped their "track-ready" Camaro with these arms I suspect that these arms are more than sufficient for street use - and, as mentioned, these arms are weaker and will not (or less likely to) damage the subframe if you're hit because they will give out first/easier. If, on the other hand, you have a dedicated track car and/or run the car very hard then you may want to consider upgraded arms.
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Old 10-23-2018, 01:59 PM   #4
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OEM arms are made to bend as not to damage the subframe or body the BMR/DSE while they are awesome parts they will not give and could cause collateral damage to the connecting points.
I guess it depends on what you hit & how hard! At some point Physics takes over and car is tweeked.

On the other hand one of the reasons these cars wheel Hop is that the Trailing Arms & Toe Rods (that are stamped Steel) Flex.



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