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Discussion in HPI Baja Suspension and Drivetrain forum, started by Andy2012.

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Old 10-07-2012, 05:43 PM
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FLM arms

Thinking about getting a set of these arms, just in standard length. I just want to know how thick the arms are? Does anyone have any front shots of their baja with these arms they could share?

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Old 10-07-2012, 06:21 PM
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here you go these are the mid arm conversion they are 1/2 inch wider than stock on each side.they are really thick and strong.
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Old 10-07-2012, 06:24 PM
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the rear these are brand new i was going to build a 5b but changed my mind and going with a full body and these wont clear the fenders. if your interested i will be taking them of and posting them in the for sale section.
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Old 10-08-2012, 02:42 PM
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Cheers for that hemmy, they look great! U wouldn't happen to have the thickness reading of them?
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:08 PM
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they are the same as rpm arms or stock arms just more beefier and made of alloy.
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:33 PM
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I understand that, just want a measurement in mm or inches of its thickness so I can compare it to what I have now. That's all.
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:36 PM
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Also looking at the pictures of the complete flm arm set it looks as if the front lower arms don't have the ball and retainer? Is this correct? Are they bought separately?
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Old 10-12-2012, 04:22 PM
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This is in inches. Also if you buy the complete kit it comes with everything.
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Another thing if you get these arms I suggest putting the lower balls in a hand drill and using a rag with some polishing compound and polishing them. My steering wanted to bind up the first few times I drove it due to the tight fit of the balls. After polishing and a little graphite I have had no problems.
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Old 10-12-2012, 04:27 PM
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Thanks 2nd Gen, half an inch is thick!! Happy with that.
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Old 10-12-2012, 05:30 PM
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Oh and great tip, I'll be sure to do that.
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Nice tip 2nd Gen. I just picked up the front lower stock lengths and they seem really nice! They even look like they can take a beating!
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Nice tip 2nd Gen. I just picked up the front lower stock lengths and they seem really nice! They even look like they can take a beating!
They can! I have pounded my pro-2 and have yet to brake a single part!
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They can! I have pounded my pro-2 and have yet to brake a single part!
Great to hear. How long do the bushings for the ball ends hold up?
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Great to hear. How long do the bushings for the ball ends hold up?
Not sure mine still seem to be good
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