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Old 03-19-2010, 09:10 PM   #1
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Default Want to do trailing arms, hub bushings, and lateral links but, NVH???

Do you happen to know how much if any NVH I might experience if I swapped my stock trailing arms (with megan trailing arms), hub bushings (with SuperPro urethane replacements), and did a set of aftermarket adjustable lateral links...

I'm sure many have done this, how much NVH??? anything? The arms have pillowballs in them for reference.
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Old 03-19-2010, 09:35 PM   #2
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I have in the rear...

Group-n front trailing bushings
prothane rear trailing arm bushing (in the hub to be exact)
whiteline lateral link bushings
kartboy botox bolts

I have no noticeable NVH that I can detect over my already non-OEM muffler.

That said, I really dont think you'll get that much more, but if you put things in the driveline you will. At least that has been my experience.
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Old 03-19-2010, 09:52 PM   #3
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thanks for your input!
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In the rear I got superpro bushings in the lateral links, rear trailing arm bushing(hub), and obx trailing arms, whiteline rear subframe locking bolts, and superpro rear diff mount bushings.

no additional nvh. Only thing I noticed nvh wise after install was that going over rough roads or cobblestone streets the rear is louder and much firmer. But that is the only downside....improvement in handling and control in the rear is substantially better.

if you haven't gotten fender / cowl braces get some. tighter front handling and less banging when going over rr tracks or bad roads.
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Old 03-19-2010, 11:13 PM   #5
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Pull the trigger.

I've got Whiteline adjustable lateral links, subframe lock bolts, urethane diff bushings, urethane trailing arm bushing (F&R).
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Ok I am getting a clunk in both Megan trailing arms... Anyone else ever have this issue?
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Did you buy spherical links, or rubber/urethane bushings? You might not have installed something right
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the Megan trailing arms have pillowballs
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Ok I am getting a clunk in both Megan trailing arms... Anyone else ever have this issue?
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the Megan trailing arms have pillowballs
There you go.

if you stick with something like group n it'll still be better than stock, and not too bad on noise.
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