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Old 02-13-2012, 02:18 AM   #1
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Default MSI - MooreSport Front Spherical Adjustable Endlinks

I received my adjustable spherical front endlinks from MSI- Mooresport the other day. These are probably the nicest endlinks I've ever had my hands on, and to say they exceeded my expectations would be a drastic understatement. Mark basically started from scratch designing these to meet the specific needs of the Impreza market. I previously ran a set of Whiteline Adjustable Spherical Endlinks and was disappointed by the lack of longevity. This is due to the use of less than top shelf spherical bearings. The MSI-Mooresport bearings are extremely high quality, no rattle, no sloppiness to the movement, etc. While discussing my goals with Mark at MSI-Mooresport, he explained a number of reasons why this component would fit my build goals (dual purpose street car with weekend track duty). The rod ends are very high quality, and made by the same manufacturer as F1 and WRC. The spacers are machined aluminum rather than steel, as he felt the steel design was heavier than he wanted. This attention to detail is what separates MSI-Mooresport from other aftermarket companies in the marketplace today. I am a firm believer in coming up with a set of goals for the end use of the car, coming up with a parts package to meet these goals, and buying the correct parts the first time. I was disappointed with the longevity of the Whiteline Spherical Endlink, as the rod end wore out in a fraction of the time of the Progress set on my 240sx.

I was not even aware MSI-Mooresport made a specific endlink for the Impreza. Coming to the Subaru marketplace from the 240sx, I was disappointed with the suspension offerings for the wrx. My 240sx had the SPL parts catalogue thrown at it, high quality parts with corresponding high quality results. Calling around on my build, no one I could find made a fabricated lower control arm adjustable for roll center with the use of spherical bearings instead of ball joints. After purchasing the basics for my build, I was made aware of MSI-Mooresport through the use of their parts on Turn In Concepts Time Attack car. Upon review of their website I was in awe, this company makes serious, hardcore, quality suspension components to properly configure the impreza chassis in hard core driving competition. I contacted MSI-Mooresport more to get a recommendation of what endlink they recommended for my application, as I didn't see one offered in their catalogue. Mark was extremely helpful, answered my questions and guaranteeing his product would meet my exact needs of performance, longevity, reliability, etc.

I just wanted to inform the rest of the Subaru Community of this new option for endlinks in the marketplace. I love the feel of crisp non compliant suspensions, and feel the benefits of switching to a spherical endlink over polyurethane is well worth the effort, both in direct transfer of cornering forces on the swaybar, as well as allowing for more effective elimination of sway bar preload during corner balancing. I was not willing to replace my endlinks every 6 months (in California weather-not exactly harsh) to have the benefits adjustable spherical endlinks offer. Getting parts of this quality and capabilities put a big smile on my face, plus I am so happy there is a company that is making proper suspension geometry a priority. Here is a product that allows you to have your cake and eat it too.


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Old 02-13-2012, 02:36 AM   #2
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Those look sweet, thanks for sharing.
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Old 02-13-2012, 10:43 AM   #3
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We have a set of these for the race car. Beautiful end links.

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Old 02-13-2012, 11:12 AM   #4
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Nice
Is that for front or rear SB?
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Old 02-13-2012, 12:01 PM   #5
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These are for the front but I am sure they could make both from and rear. Give them a call very knowledgable and helpfull. While talking to mark he definitely gave me some pointers to be aware of with my build coming from his years of experience.
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:12 PM   #6
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are the rod ends alu or steel? please keep us updated onto when they start making noise. not saying they will but if they do.
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:55 PM   #7
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are the rod ends alu or steel? please keep us updated onto when they start making noise. not saying they will but if they do.
they are steel. I have some here for the race car. they are very very well made and tight. I also happen to know who makes them, and I will tell people now they are not looking at $5 heim joint for these things.
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they are steel. I have some here for the race car. they are very very well made and tight. I also happen to know who makes them, and I will tell people now they are not looking at $5 heim joint for these things.
EXACTLY!!! The heim joints were the biggest factor in going with MooreSport-MSI for these endlinks. As I said over in my build thread, I was extremely frustrated at the quick wear and lack of durability out of the whiteline spherical endlinks. My endlinks on my 240sx were put on prior to the whiteline set, and considerably outlasted them. After seeing the quality of MooreSport-MSi's work, I contacted them in hopes of a recommendation as I had not seen this product in their catalogue. The heim joints are extremely high quality, making the decision to go with their product a no brainer. I just wanted to inform the community so they didn't waste their time looking for a product that MooreSPort-MSI was offering. An endlink is really a simple part, it was inexcusable, in my opinion, for my previous set to fall apart as quickly as it did. An endlink is really a simple part, it just takes quality components to make a part that lasts. Thank you MooreSport-MSI, I am blown away by the quality and don't believe I will have any problem with these parts on my car.
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Old 05-21-2012, 10:21 AM   #9
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I want to move to spherical front endlinks (currently have Kartboy). The Whitelines appear to snap frequently with big bars. Any idea if these will deal with a 29mm front bar on a daily driver/autox car? The thin threaded section still looks like the same weak spot as the WLs and better bearings won't help if they snap
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If they snap, they are warranties. Also, different material is used as opposed to the other ones. I highly doubt you would have a problem as we have been using these on several race cars over the past few months without issues.
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TIC,

Any chance you will be offering these on your website anytime soon?
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Any chance you will be offering these on your website anytime soon?
I can. We've been trying to work on a new site to load up product on, but I can see about adding these guys to the old one.
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Nice endlinks, but what is CNC machined billet aluminum about these?
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I can. We've been trying to work on a new site to load up product on, but I can see about adding these guys to the old one.
Awesome
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The only thing in aluminum is the spacers ...
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Nice endlinks, but what is CNC machined billet aluminum about these?
Glad I'm not the only one who was lost on that point!
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Who said something was CNC out of billet? We used to make some bushing models a few years back that were out of billet. Not these though.... evidently.
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First sentence of the first post.
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First sentence of the first post.
Sorry about that, that was worded poorly on my part. First post edited.
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What's the story with these? are they available for sale? I'm looking for quality adjustable links for the front and rear....I guess I should call MSI
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what would be nice is if someone could find a set of quality bearings to press fit into the kartboy solid endlinks

thoughts?
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Would be nice but they still won't be adjustable to take out preload at ride height after a corner balance.
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Can't do that with regular kartboy endlinks either. But I don't run coilovers, and I think they would be really nice with spherical joints.
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What's the story with these? are they available for sale? I'm looking for quality adjustable links for the front and rear....I guess I should call MSI
I would give mark at Moore-sport (msi) a call or email. I hadn't seen them on his site and originally called to get a recommendation from him as I had seen and heard about the quality of their other performance parts, and I was disappointed at the durability of the whiteline spherical end links. That was the only way I found out about them, but I'm sure glad I was able to get in touch with him, as I definitely feel these are a higher quality than is typically seen on the aftermarket.

I am just about finished rebuilding my car and will post pics of the enlinks installed and perceptions, but I definitely feel the quality of these parts will blow me away, and I'm not easily blown away by parts.
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Would you mind pm me abt the price for the end links? I am looking to replace my Perrin one soon.

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