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So I seem some custom made adjustable drop links on eBay for a reasonable price. I may need new ones for MOT in September anyway. But can anyone tell me what the benefits are of adjustable ones?? Is it pointless getting them or what? Any advice much appreciated. Cheers guys
 

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It's a track set up thing AFAIK. You can bias the roll bar if your on an oval track etc. other than that I don't think there is a huge amount of point.
 

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as Joss said adjustable droplinks are really for fine tuning of antiroll bars mainly for track. However you can find that standard arb's twist and can cause a slight inbalance which an adjustable droplink may help sort out. If your car is lowered quite a bit adjustable droplinks may also come in handy to help improve the life of the bearings.

For me personally i have some DIY adjustable droplinks for the rear of my car and i will be modifying a set of Meyle HD droplinks for the front to become adjustable.
 

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Ah I see. Doubt ill be needing that kind of setup fine tuning although at £60 for a pair I might just get them if I do need to replace mine
 

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If they are rose jointed they will not last as long as normal ones
 

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What will said. Rose jointed is for race spec cars and wear very quickly.
 
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Ross jointed so scrap that!! Cheers for the info gents,saved me £60 there!
 

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Don't get me wrong. Rose jointed suspension components are the nuts and if I could afford it I'd just keep replacing :lol:
 

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Well my alfa does about 10-60 miles a week. These adjustable drop links are £60 a pair. I mean is it something based on my mileage ill be replacing every 4 months??
 

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Yes you'd be replacing fairly frequently. :)
 

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Once i get mine fitted i will let you know how long they last. I reckon my mileage per year is now at ~8000miles
From guys i have spoken to in the past they never got longer than 6 months with rose jointed droplinks before they wore out. I will be tuning mine as i go along and will try larger droplinks eventually to see if they improve life etc.
This is also another reason why i will be modifying a set of Meyle HD droplinks to see how these compare
 

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update just had to remove and replace these as they failed pre-MOT for excessive movement
have now fitted Meyle HD droplinks
 
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