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Best UCA to go with

I'm in the process of selecting a set of aftermarket upper control arms to go along with my Radflo's. However I'm not sure which manufacture to go with... On the market right now there is PRG, Total Chaos, SPC (Light Racing) and Calmini. Any help would be greatly appreciated; for example such as pro's and con's.

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If it helps, my TC UCAs will be on sale on a couple of weeks. They have about 30k miles on them. PM me if you are interested.

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PRG, they use all adjustable heim joints where as total chaos uses urethane bushings (which is a better option if you live in a humid area b/c they won't rust)I think there have been some complaints about the quality of the light racing (nisstec)
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Not sure if it is a quality issue with the SPC arms as much as complaints about needing to grind a bit of the coilbucket lip off to avoid tearing the ball joint boots. I went with the SPC'S as I live on the east coast where roads are heavily salted and wanted sealed ball joints. I also like that they are fully adjustable for camber & caster.

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Prg because you can get any setting you need for alignment regardless of changes you make to suspension down the road. I took off total caos when i titan swapped. Nothing wrong with them but you cant get a good caster/camber setting without adjustablity in the upper arms

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Um ... take the stock one, and weld heim joints on the ends ...
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Um ... yeah, cause everyone has the fab skills and welder needed to do that.

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Um ... take the stock one, and weld heim joints on the ends ...
That won't do me any good on avoiding coil bucket. Thanks for the suggestion though.


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Does anyone have a opinion on the Calmini uca's? I looked on their website and the info is the same for both uca's that they have. So I can't see the difference between the two besides the title... Adjustable but from the product info they seem to be both adjustable.


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So I've heard replies on the PRG, SPC, and Total Chaos UCA's. Any opinion on the Calmini uca's?

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Tires: 255/85/16 BFG KM2.
Performance: NISMO CAI, NISMO Ceramic Coated Headers, Banks Monster Exhaust, XTP IMS.
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