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I have a 91 S-10 lowered in the front with 2" spindles and bags. I have 215 40 17's. I can not lay frame. (That sucks) While taking a closer look I noticed there is some interference with the frame.(See pic below). My question is how do I get around this? Is there a tubular control arm out there that simply replaces the stock arm so that I might get away from this? I can't use a lowering control arm with bags. What do I do? I guess I could notch the control arm or the frame but I would much rather just replace the arm. Any suggestions????:shrug:
 

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The upper mounts (shown in the pic below) are from AIM. They are welded onto the frame. The shock is mounted to the control arm by drilling a hole in the arm and spacers had to be used to locate it properly. Hi tech huh? Does the frame need reinforced after notching it? Or can I just leave it cut?
 

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i would reenforce the frame if your gonna cut into it.also you CAN use lowered control arms with bags.
 

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my homie has 3" lowered arms on his 97 sonoma bagged on 20"s
it works fine.
 

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The reason..

Most people say you can't run bags and dropped control arms because they are assuming you are using spindles. You cant run lowered control arms and spindles together because you would be violating scrub.

The problem with a lowered control arm is the pocket is deep, that is how you achieve the drop. Without building a larger lower cup the bag will never clear the side of the arms.

Hope this helps...
Later..Aaron
 

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i just bagged the front of my 98 xcab and my control arm is also hitting the frame. a friend of mine who does bags all the time said that the front bag mounts could cause it to hit. i think he said the bag mounts are too short. i dont know but i want it to lay.
 

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been there done that

Hey guys, when I bagged my truck I had the exact same problems. After I trimmed my spring pocket to clear the bag I put everything together layed it out but it was still really high so I took it all apart and cut the pocket just above the arm where it touches. Depending how low you want to go youll have to cut a little lay it down and check then cut it again if its still touching. About the bag being the problem it happend to me too, its not that its to shour the brackets are to long so the bag bottoms on its self before the truck can lay out. I used air ride tech mounts and alredy had my frame cut fron my last bag setup so I put the air ride ones in and the bag bottomed out before the truck layed out so I took the top spring cup and cut 3/4" off ot the tops and now my truck lays down just fine. Just look at whats touching and trim it till your trucks can lay as low as you want them to.

Jay
 
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