Whiteline VW Golf R32/GTI Mk5/Golf R/GTI Mk6, Audi A3/S3/TT Mk2 - Front Control Arm Lower Arm
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These Whiteline front lower control arms feature high-quality alloy, which offers considerable weight saving over original equipment quality arms. The reduction in weight of the arm, which is partly unsprung weight, brings the similar benefits to a light alloy wheel. In addition Whiteline has engineered significant geometry gains with -0.3deg camber and +2.0deg caster improvements into these arms to optimise wheel alignments settings for street and track performance. Caster increases dynamic negative camber on the outside wheel whilst turning, offering more grip without introducing the tyre wear associated with static negative camber. Furthermore the increase in caster improves traction and increases the self-centering effect of the steering. Throw this altogether and the small change in additional caster improves the front-end grip and handling considerably. The change in lift and dive geometry enables the suspension to work more freely. Whiteline's rear mounted bushing combines the superior mechanical properties of synthetic elastomer formulation with high light alloy housing boasting anti geometry characteristics permitting smooth movement of the arm as the wheel moves up and down. Complemented by a front bushing utilizing an oversized heavy duty crush tube, resulting in dramatic improvements to steering precision most noticeably reduced 'toe-change' during hard cornering, creating impressive turn-in ability! The more positive location of the arm through the range of suspension movement and gains in alignment geometry ensures the car feels more responsive and engaging at turn-in, mid corner and corner exit.
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