Aftermarket traction arm?

Kristian_Wraae

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Does anyone apart from Battle Version make aftermarket traction arms ?

Lipp made one, but it is no longer available.

I'd like a beefier setup, but it has to look more stock than Battler Version. We have visual inspection every two years and you are not allowed to change anything - even if it is for the better.... So nothing adjustable and no Heim joints.

The Lipp Steel ones were nice (heavy though). Also if anyone knows where to get a set let me know.
 

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I have a second set of OEM traction arms.
Once I cut the steel sheets and reinforce them with my TIG welder, I will post up my findings.
Not interested in anything currently offered in aftermarket.
Heim joints aren't suitable on the street for a daily driver IMO.

My suspicion is the small amount of wheel hop I still have present even after swapping out every suspension and subframe bushing is attributed to the traction arms flexing and popping back straight over and over.
The reinforments I am going to add will help prevent this.
 

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Fornari also made the trailing link (strut rod) to upright joint single shear instead of double, which scares me away. That also changes the geometry.
 

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Aftermarket parts manufacturers aren't the best as far as engineering to any kind of requirements.
It's more of a - slap parts together and see what sticks.

Case in point bent A1 "upgraded" arms.