Global West Suspension Components Website: www.globalwest.net Phone Number: 877.470.2975 Product: G-Plus (Geometry Plus, TLC Series drag arms and Negative Roll Systems) Retail Price: From $495 for uppers and $594 for lowers Options: Global West manufactures several different control arms for various applications including drag racing, road racing, street, builder kits for show car guys, and coilover conversions. The control arms are shipped fully assembled including ball joints except for the builder kits. All control arms can be upgraded to top-of-the-line Del-a-Lum bushings.
Construction: Tube material is 1.25-inch to 1.625-inch diameter depending on application. 1020 DOM or 4130 material is used. Wall thickness ranges from 0.090-inch to 0.125-inch. The wall gussets and supports are 0.125- or 0.1875-inch thick depending on location. The shafts are 1045 cold roll or 7075-T6 aluminum depending on kit. The bushings are Global West Del-a-lum bushings, Delrin, or polyeruthane. Features: Control arms are all CNC-machined, whether it's the housing or tubes. All arms are jig-welded using heliarc at load-carrying pickup points. MIG welding is used for support gussets. All control arm tubes are CNC-bent for consistency and the arms are strapped at load carrying points for strength. Major care is taken concerning welding procedures and fixtures so the arms fit the car properly the first time. Years Covered: ’67-02 What sets your product apart? All our control arms, except the TLC series drag arms, are available with Del-a-lum bushings that have a lifetime warranty. The control arms also have a warranty as well as the cross-shafts. All of our control arm kits will improve the vehicle performance
Spohn Performance Website: www.spohn.net Phone Number: 888.365.6064 Product: Tubular front A-arms Retail Price: From $179 for uppers and $299 for lowers Options: Adjustable spherical rod ends, upgraded bushings, and upgraded tube material. Construction: Spohn control arms are gusseted in critical areas to ensure that a weld never breaks. Tubes are 1.25-inch diameter with 0.120-inch seamless walls. Ball joint cups are CNC-machined from 2.75-inch OD 0.375-inch wall seamless mechanical tubing. All arms come fully powdercoated. Features: Spohn front control arms are a true "A" arm rather than a "V" arm. This provides maximum rigidity and equalizes forces delivered in to the k-member. They decrease overall, and especially "unsprung" weight. Years Covered: ’82–02 What sets your product apart? We offer a variety of options and applications to fit various customer needs. Drag racing, road racing, stock-style spring, coilovers, etc. They are also available in mild steel DOM or 4130N chromoly tubing.