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This is a discussion on lower control arm within the Suspension and Handling forums, part of the General Help category; Ok this may be dumb ? but why do you relocate lower control arms? Does it hurt alignment angels ? ...

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    Ok this may be dumb ? but why do you relocate lower control arms? Does it hurt alignment angels ? I also would like to know what is best all around street
    able rear end gear ratio ? Thank for all the help sorry for all the questions but kind of new to these cars but have loved them for ever and finaly got one since wife made me get rid of 07 trail blazzer ss man i miss that ride it was a blast, but camaro is better only rear wheel drive so let the fun start .

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    Lowering the control arm improves the angle for better traction. 3.73's would be a good street gear in my opinion. I run 4.10's, but mine's a drag car...

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    Ok thanks that helps

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    if you have a m6 speed 4.10 is perfect gear

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    Quote Originally Posted by camaross1 View Post
    if you have a m6 speed 4.10 is perfect gear
    and 3.73 is good for auto.. I've been hearing of cammed m6's running 4.56 too and liking it. I'm definately going to research that before I get a new rear

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