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Old 02 Dec 2009, 10:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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so i just picked up a blue wrx wagon drove it home 800 miles and now its making a weird noise at slow speeds. Is that the control arm that i snapped in half...? any help is greatly appreciated.
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Old 02 Dec 2009, 11:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi they are called drop links, very common to fail as they are plastic,
There are a few uprated parts about Whiteline/perrin etc
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subaru impreza front drop links billet alloy on eBay (end time 03-Dec-09 20:27:21 GMT)

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Old 02 Dec 2009, 11:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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thans for the quick response on this fellas, now the question is can I drive like that until I get the part or is my front right wheel gonna get damaged..?
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I wouldnt drive it unless u really needed to and remove the danaged parts if u can, it wont feel very nice to drive either.
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Wow never seen a droplink snap before nasty
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Old 03 Dec 2009, 01:06 AM   #7 (permalink)
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yeah its nasty at slow speeds sounds like the tire is rubbing on something. It must of been like that when i bought it cuz i did not hear anything snap on my 800 mile trip back home.
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Link to to drop link...

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Old 04 Dec 2009, 10:24 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Plastic crap. will feel weird on the handling with that broke
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