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Old 03-20-2017, 09:27 PM   #1
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So I decided to do an LS1 brake upgrade. After taking off the wheels and inspecting rotted out bushings, etc., I decided to just go ahead and replace the A-arms and lower the car. Anyway...

I pulled the A-arms I acquired some time ago out of storage and found this:



Is this trashed??
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Old 03-20-2017, 09:40 PM   #2
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You are saying because the boot is loose? If that is your question... no it isn't trashed those boots only seal from pressure from the spindle pushing on the boot. Not OEM quality of sealing, but it keeps most dirt and water out.
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Thank you, that's what I was hoping.
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