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Omni power rear lca (lower control arms)

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by seanjuan, Mar 17, 2005.

  1. seanjuan

    seanjuan Senior Member

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    Aftermarket lca's kind of worry me as they take the brunt of the force in the suspension setup and an inferior part could cause serious damage

    anyone know about the omni powers?
    are they any good?
    anyone know of reasons to avoid them?

    what is comperable and what is better?

    I am not going to convert to type R either

    thanks
     
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    Omni power :thumbsup:
     
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    SSR are really big ones. Megan racings actual metal part of the LCA is decent but the bushings suck and tend to fall apart real quick.

    Haven't heard anythign about the omnis, however, there coilovers are cheap and have gotten TONS of GREAT reviews. Everyone says they are top notch quality.
     
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    dont get the megan's, the bushings are ass-cock. theyre not even the correct width at the strut fork mount.
     
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    :werd:

    I've heard a few good things about the OmniPower control arms, and TONS of good things about the SSRs.
     
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    do you guys mean "SRR"?
    sorry to be a prick about one letter but just wanted to make sure

    do you guys know if these will still work fine with a stock GSR swaybar and the oem endlinks
    seams like it could be a problem seeing as the mounting point is relocated to the middle of the arm instead of the top
    and I suppose new hardware would be needed to connect the stock swaybar

    back the the SRR's or SSR's they run about $220 don't they?
    the omni's are $120 which is attractive
    but not if they are pieces of crap
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    And what's wrong with the stock ones?

    IMO, just get yourself some ES bushings, and and save the money for elsewhere on your car. Hell add the extra $120-200 on a good set of tires that will make a 100 times more difference than the LCAs.

    But OmniPower apparently is one of the old Skunk2 guys out on his own, so I have heard nothing but good about there products.
     
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    if you want lighter weight and extra bling i say go for the function-7s(they cost more but looks more "high tech":) )

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    wow, they're nice looking.
     
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    Those look cool- but I've never heard of that company before. How much do those run?
     
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    mike, if I remember right, the function 7's are very expensive. I was looking into them a while ago since they are the only ones that sell aftermarket ITR LCA's, but couldn't see myself forking over that much cash. They were over 200 if I remember correctly.
     
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    i'm really debating picking up the onmi powers for the hatch.

    they are cheap, and they have great spring rates (12/10 on the sport model... kills the 8/6 of the tein ha :) )

    i think im buying a set tonight. and the lca's for a hundred ten bucks more... might as well... i probably need new bushings anyway- save the hassel of pressing in new ones :)
     
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    formby learning in progress

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    who makes those for crxs'? i'm changing mine so i might buy a pair ????
     
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    :shrug:
     
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    hrm, i didin't realize that they were non-adjustable.

    there goes that idea.

    back to the drawing board......
     
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    Yup, non-adjustable damping. I almost never screw with mine though, and seriously- as long as the damping matches the spring rate correctly, you won't ever feel a need to change it.
     
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    i hear ya- its not about changing it all the time, but if its not where i want it when it comes out the box, i'm screwed. lol
     
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    I just installed my Omni Power lca's yesturday, mostly cause my stock ones had bad bushings and I wanted sway bar holes. They were 107 shipped with is awesome. So I give Omni man a plus for another qualtiy low price product
     
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    Very true. I guess the only way to tell is to take a ride in someone's car who has them.
     
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    Yip, once I got mine set to my liking, I haven't touched em.
     
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