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Old 03-06-2012, 11:02 AM
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I put a set of of Whiteline's on Hoss-05's car and they seem to work just fine and are easily adjustable. I have had experience with two people and the EVO-R endlinks and Teamrx8 is right, they suck ***. I too never understood why everyone went with those from the the get go. I also tried Le Bren's endlinks and they did not last and were crap as well. Goodwin has a couple of nice setups.
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Old 03-07-2012, 09:10 AM
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Anyone has an opinion on Agency Power Endlinks? I was offered a discount of a set for the issues dealing with the EVO-R's from the seller. But I noticed the rear are not adjustable, will this present a problem?

Also, I noticed my steering wheel is off now... Car drives straight, even at 80mph, but the wheel is off to the left slightly. I told my buddy I wanted to wait for the alignment for the new endlink so I can just put them on while the car is on a rack, rather than on jacks in a parking lot.

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Old 03-07-2012, 09:14 AM
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Buy whiteline's ones or racing beat's instead
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Using RacingBeats fronts and Whitelines for rear should be fine? Can not find rears from reacingbeat.
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RB just called. Apparently they just discovered that the original adjuster is perfect for the rear, but too short for the front. They have a longer center adjuster for the front end links and will now also offer the short adjuster for rear end links.

They offered to send me just the longer adjusters for free, but I went ahead and ordered another pair to have correctly adjusting RB endlinks in all four corners.

RB is $85/pair, this is a lot less than Whiteline or Powergrid (Goodwin, etc.) brands. Just be sure to specify if you want them for the front or rear (or both if ordering two pairs) when you place your order until the website is corrected.


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Old 03-07-2012, 03:38 PM
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Originally Posted by TeamRX8 View Post
RB just called. Apparently they just discovered that the original adjuster is perfect for the rear, but too short for the front. They have a longer center adjuster for the front end links and will now also offer the short adjuster for rear end links.

They offered to send me just the longer adjusters for free, but I went ahead and ordered another pair to have correctly adjusting RB endlinks in all four corners.

RB is $85/pair, this is a lot less than Whiteline or Powergrid (Goodwin, etc.) brands. Just be sure to specify if you want them for the front or rear (or both if ordering two pairs) when you place your order until the website is corrected.


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Old 03-07-2012, 09:56 PM
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I'm dead serious, a guy named Bruce from Racing Beat called me up right before I posted

at least he didn't call to say he wanted his endlinks back
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Old 03-08-2012, 05:02 AM
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Nice, I'll give them a call and try to get them. Thanks.
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Old 03-08-2012, 04:23 PM
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DO NOT ORDER THE RACING BEAT ENDLINKS!!!!

Same f'ing problem as Evo-R. I wasn't expecting the same crappy design from them, clearly they have slipped over time ...

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Old 03-08-2012, 05:46 PM
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Whitelines it is then.



Also here is a kinda sorta before and after shot, I don't really see a difference in height.
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Old 03-09-2012, 03:43 AM
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I may have found a better solution than both whiteline and powegrid
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I may have found a better solution than both whiteline and powegrid
pray tell.
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why kill the suspense?
I said "i may" because i'm not holding the product in my hands now. I'm only speaking because i know the kind of products that manufacturer builds and what they have to go through.
I'm currently waiting on a reply with some pricing information btw.
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Originally Posted by 1.3_LittersOfFurry View Post
Whitelines it is then.



Also here is a kinda sorta before and after shot, I don't really see a difference in height.
Dude, your car sits at least a 1/4" lower in that second photo, give Brian Goodwin a call on those endlinks.
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why kill the suspense?

Because I have been waiting 3 months for endlinks?
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Old 05-12-2012, 11:34 PM
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So my front endlink saga continues. I needed a set asap and bought the Powergrid links. Started out fine, but then i discovered they were loose at the control arm position. I could have sworn they were tightened properly, but in the process of trying to tighten them down either the nut or the stud stripped on one side. I was in the middle of a race and there was enough stud length for me to put a second nut on and squeeze the stripped nut down tight enough to get by on at the time, though I'm sure it isn't 100%. Theses endlnks come with nyloc nuts, but because of the design of the arms on my custom speedway swaybar I had to use a smaller high quality flanged jetnut there instead and those ends stayed tight. IMO the nyloc nuts aren't adequate for a high rate front bar/spring combination.
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