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Originally posted by philinjax
Boxed trailing arms are like tits on a boar hog, worthless. The stock trailing arm is a strong and rigid piece. Unless you slam sideways into a curb at significant speed, they will retain their shape, boxing the arms will not help in this case. A much more significant concern would be the integrety of the arm to chassis mounting, much more suseptable to distortion than the trailing arms, as such.
if you hit something hard enough to bend the trailing arm, guess what happens when you have a boxed trailing arm?
you'll be bending the chassis instead ...

what's it gonna be? a new set of trailing arms or a full day of setup and another day of stretching on a celette bench?

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