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Good afternoon all, I am installing my lowering kit and I can’t tell if there is a difference is passenger and drivers side upper control arm. Some reviewer on the site said that there is a difference but it’s not in the instructions. Does it really matter?
 

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Good afternoon all, I am installing my lowering kit and I can’t tell if there is a difference is passenger and drivers side upper control arm. Some reviewer on the site said that there is a difference but it’s not in the instructions. Does it really matter?
A quick look at your pic and it seems they are mirror images but not symmetrical, if that makes sense. The angles of the arms are not the same. I would say they are a definite left and right side
 

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In these instructions they say there is a left and right arm, though they do not tell you how to tell the difference.

Do you know which stock arm was left and which one was right? I would lay the stock arms side by side and compare them. Whatever differences they have, probably would be the same differences in the DJM arms.
 

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Call DJM's tech line. It's faster and more accurate than asking strangers on the internet.
 

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Call DJM's tech line. It's faster and more accurate than asking strangers on the internet.
Haha, I did both just to be sure.
 

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Haha, I did both just to be sure.
I'd be curious to know what they say. I'm guessing the small hole in the top of the control arms goes to the rear.
 

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From Rick when I had the same question -

"The one with the dot on the under side of the plate is the passenger side."

It kinda looks like a little weld ball. It'd be nice if this was in the instructions.
 

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From Rick when I had the same question -

"The one with the dot on the under side of the plate is the passenger side."

It kinda looks like a little weld ball. It'd be nice if this was in the instructions.
This weld ball?
 

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Yep
 

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Well damn, now I have to disassemble the side I finished. They should etch L and R on the bottom like the fender liners have. Or write updated instructions 😂
 

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