IMO if they're heavy duty then they should effect the car's responses. If you want a bit of quicker response i guess it's well worth to get it. The stock ones will i think flex a bit when ya corner hard.
get them. the fronts are one of the best upgrades on my car. the rears were installed at the same time as the rear sway bar and strut tower bar, so i'm not sure how much of the improvement is due to which component.
The only thing I am missing is the FSB (which is on order). I have:
Whiteline Adjustable RSB
Whiteline HD Rear SB Mounts
Whiteline Front & Rear SB End-links
Whiteline Lowering Springs w/ KYB-AGX's
The ARSB was my first intalled component on my car along with the HD RSB Mounts and the endlinks. Since my RSB is 20-24mm adjustable, I was told that anything above 20mm would bend the stock mounts. After romoving them and comparing them to the stock units, I'm surprised that the stock mounts didn't bend with the stock 13mm RSB ==> Very wimpy.
The ALK made a world of difference removing understeer from the car, not to mention how the steering is almost telepathic. Makes me wonder how incredible it would be if we had the quicker steering ratio with our GC8's.
Front endlinks appeared to make very little difference other than a slight improvement in transient response. I suspect that their benefit would be better with the adjustable front bar.
I have been very happy with my Whiteline set-up.
Received all my parts from PDM Racing Don Nimi will take good care of you and the pricing is the best.
i can vouch for the front and rear endlinks, the whiteline front links make the car turn in and SO much more responsive to steering input, the rear solid endlinks make the car really flat and the ass come around really nicely.
Are you running aftermarket struts with the lowering springs? I am considering getting lowering springs but don't have the funds to get struts as well so I want to know how the springs work with OEM sturts.
I talked to Tom at Kartboy Kustoms once and he said the OEM links don't flex as much as people think. That plastic is pretty hard, I think it's the same plastic they use to make guns. It's the soft bushings. Anyway, I had some whiteline solid links and replaced them with Kartboy inserts, the inserts feel the same if not better than the Whiteline solid links. Here is a link to the links