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Let’s go back to the factory short-arm suspension for a minute. When the axle articulates, one upper control arm will always be fighting the other one—which means that the only time the arms aren’t bound up is at ride height. If you toss one of the upper control arms (we like ditching the passenger-side), you can get more articulation out of the front end with less bind. And, the lifespan of the remaining upper control arm bushings will likely be unaffected because they aren’t binding up all the time.