Specialty SPC

Adjustable Control Arm Kit

81378
$895.94
Low Stock
Specialty SPC

Adjustable Control Arm Kit

81378
$895.94
Low Stock

Authorized dealer
Free shipping within the lower 48 United States
Brand new parts with warranty coverage
Free 30-day return and exchange on qualifying orders
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Part Numbers & Details
Specifications
Part NumberLift/LoweredPositionItemQuantity
81378FactoryFront UpperAdjustable Control Arm1

81378 - AUDI & VW RACING CONTROL ARMS

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Get ready for the track with this four (4) arm set of adjustable upper links for the Audi C6 and D3 platforms. This kit has four arms so you can change camber and caster ±1.5° on both sides. xAxis™ sealed flex joints replace the compliant inner bushings with a free pivoting, minimum compliance, joint. You will feel the difference in handling.

?SPC Arms Feature:
Forged 6061-T6 Aluminum construction for maximized strength at a minimum weight
OE style, maintenance free, booted ball joints
Large 18mm threaded adjuster links
Replacement pinch bolts
xAxis™ sealed flex joints replacing overly compliant OE inner bushings with a free pivoting, minimum compliance, joint

Don'eed the added benefits of our performance arms? Use SPC arms with OE type bushings - part #81373 for two sets of arms to correct both sides of the vehicle, #81371 for the left side, or part #81372 for the right.

Need to replace the ball joint boots on these arms? We have replacement kits available! Part No. 81354 .

Front Adjustment range:
Camber: ±1.5°
Caster: ±1.5°
Installation time: .7 hr/side
Required: 1 kit per axle

Featuring xAxis™
Sealed joint retains grease and excludes contaminants
Highly polished electroless-nickel finish on ball
Up to 45° angularity for high mis-alignment requirements

Warning: You will also hear the difference, the OE bushings are designed to absorb and negate noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH). This set of arms will transmit road noise into the cabin.
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Compatibility List
YearMakeModelDrivePosition
2011AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2010AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2009AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2008AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2007AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2006AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2005AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2011AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2010AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2009AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2008AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2007AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2006AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2005AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2010AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2009AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2008AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2007AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2006AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2005AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2004AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2005AudiAllroad QuattroAWDFront Upper
2010AudiRS6AWDFront Upper
2011AudiS6AWDFront Upper
2010AudiS6AWDFront Upper
2009AudiS6AWDFront Upper
2008AudiS6AWDFront Upper
2007AudiS6AWDFront Upper
2010AudiS8AWDFront Upper
2009AudiS8AWDFront Upper
2008AudiS8AWDFront Upper
2007AudiS8AWDFront Upper
2012BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2011BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2010BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2009BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2008BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2007BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2006BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2005BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2004BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2006VolkswagenPhaetonAWDFront Upper
2005VolkswagenPhaetonAWDFront Upper
2004VolkswagenPhaetonAWDFront Upper

FREE Shipping applies to all products shipped to the lower 48 United States, excluding truck freight items that exceed 100lbs or custom orders.

  • Leaf Springs, Axles, Long Travel Systems, and other products that get shipped on pallets will require specific shipping costs.
  • We do not ship truck-freight items out of the country, only to freight forwarders setup by the buyer.

All other shipping destinations that are available will be calculated at checkout, or you can contact us prior to your purchase.

Shock Surplus ships to the following destinations, and more:

  • All of North America
  • All of Europe
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Australia
  • Most Asian countries

Contact us for a free direct quote to your location.

30-Day Hassle-free Return & Exchange Policy - Stuff Happens!

We sell only brand new, never-installed, authentic, brand-name parts. If your order arrives damaged, is missing hardware, appears used or pre-installed, or is incomplete in any way, we will jump into action to send replacements. We can usually have replacements sent immediately for these rare cases of damaged, incomplete, or incorrect orders.

Shock Surplus allows returns and exchanges inside of a 30-day window starting from time of receipt by the customer. It is our mission to make every transaction smooth, and fix any issues you may encounter.

  • Products must be new, unused, and in uninstalled condition for us to accept a return.
  • We do not accept installed parts, so be sure you have the correct part number(s) before attempting to install them on your vehicle.
  • Returned parts must contain all associated hardware, otherwise that part number will be deducted from your refund.

Exchanges

No restocking fees. Our staff is on hand to make sure that your first purchase is exactly correct for your needs and vehicle, do not hesitate to contact us prior to your purchase through Live Chat or Email.

To start a return or exchange, please fill out THIS FORM (located at the bottom of the page), and be as specific as possible, and someone will be in touch with you in ~1 business day. The typical turnaround for a refund or exchange is 5-10 business days, depending on the complexity of the case. Exchanges are subject to availability of stock; any exchanges proving out of stock will be refunded to the customer.

Return Shipping Costs

We are available to make every transaction flawless for our customers, the Shock Surplus staff is available to guarantee fitment on every part we sell. Shipping costs responsibility are as follows:

  • Misboxed Item - Shock Surplus Responsibility
  • Incorrect Item Sent - Shock Surplus Responsibility
  • Incorrect Item Ordered - Customer Responsibility
  • Order Error (Address, Vehicle Fitment) - Customer Responsibility
  • Changed Mind - Customer Responsibility
  • Damaged in Transit - Shock Surplus Responsibility

Start Your Return Process

Returns Under Customer's Responsibility

  • Below 50lbs - $15 flat rate deducted from the refund. Shock Surplus will provide a shipping label to make this process as easy as possible.
  • Greater than 50lbs - Discounted shipping rates to get the product(s) back to Shock Surplus, that amount will be deducted from the refund. 50lb+ packages are automatically labeled 'Oversize' by our couriers, and automatically incur a $25 charge on top of the shipping fee.

Returns Under Shock Surplus' Responsibility

  • Free, we will provide a return shipping label and ship the replacement parts for free. If a refund is preferred, a full refund will occur.

Refunds

You should expect to receive your refund within 5-7 business days of our warehouse receiving your return. The amount of time it takes for your refund to show up in your account varies by payment method, but typically takes 1-3 business days. You will also receive a message confirming the refund via the marketplace where the purchase happened. We wish we could speed up the process of funds reaching your payment method following a refund, but it is out of our hands.

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account (top right corner of the screen), view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu, and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item. You can also contact contact us for any return requests.

Shipping

We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page.

International Orders

  • Orders are final, no returns
  • Orders shipped to a freight forwarder in the US, are eligible for return if the product has not left the United States.
  • It is the responsibility of the buyer and exporter to ensure correct items received before exporting. Shock Surplus is not responsible for items received once the freight forwarder has shipped the product.
  • The buyer is responsible for import fees and taxes into their country. That is not covered in the shipping fee that Shock Surplus charges.

Product Details

Whether you want to upgrade, add a reservoir, or find something more affordable, contact us with any questions!

Part Numbers & Details

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Part Numbers & Details
Specifications
Part NumberLift/LoweredPositionItemQuantity
81378FactoryFront UpperAdjustable Control Arm1

81378 - AUDI & VW RACING CONTROL ARMS

---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Get ready for the track with this four (4) arm set of adjustable upper links for the Audi C6 and D3 platforms. This kit has four arms so you can change camber and caster ±1.5° on both sides. xAxis™ sealed flex joints replace the compliant inner bushings with a free pivoting, minimum compliance, joint. You will feel the difference in handling.

?SPC Arms Feature:
Forged 6061-T6 Aluminum construction for maximized strength at a minimum weight
OE style, maintenance free, booted ball joints
Large 18mm threaded adjuster links
Replacement pinch bolts
xAxis™ sealed flex joints replacing overly compliant OE inner bushings with a free pivoting, minimum compliance, joint

Don'eed the added benefits of our performance arms? Use SPC arms with OE type bushings - part #81373 for two sets of arms to correct both sides of the vehicle, #81371 for the left side, or part #81372 for the right.

Need to replace the ball joint boots on these arms? We have replacement kits available! Part No. 81354 .

Front Adjustment range:
Camber: ±1.5°
Caster: ±1.5°
Installation time: .7 hr/side
Required: 1 kit per axle

Featuring xAxis™
Sealed joint retains grease and excludes contaminants
Highly polished electroless-nickel finish on ball
Up to 45° angularity for high mis-alignment requirements

Warning: You will also hear the difference, the OE bushings are designed to absorb and negate noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH). This set of arms will transmit road noise into the cabin.
________________________

Compatibility List
YearMakeModelDrivePosition
2011AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2010AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2009AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2008AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2007AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2006AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2005AudiA6FWDFront Upper
2011AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2010AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2009AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2008AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2007AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2006AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2005AudiA6 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2010AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2009AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2008AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2007AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2006AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2005AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2004AudiA8 QuattroAWDFront Upper
2005AudiAllroad QuattroAWDFront Upper
2010AudiRS6AWDFront Upper
2011AudiS6AWDFront Upper
2010AudiS6AWDFront Upper
2009AudiS6AWDFront Upper
2008AudiS6AWDFront Upper
2007AudiS6AWDFront Upper
2010AudiS8AWDFront Upper
2009AudiS8AWDFront Upper
2008AudiS8AWDFront Upper
2007AudiS8AWDFront Upper
2012BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2011BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2010BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2009BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2008BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2007BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2006BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2005BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2004BentleyContinentalAWDFront Upper
2006VolkswagenPhaetonAWDFront Upper
2005VolkswagenPhaetonAWDFront Upper
2004VolkswagenPhaetonAWDFront Upper
Shipping & Returns

Free shipping within the lower 48 United States

Close specs

FREE Shipping applies to all products shipped to the lower 48 United States, excluding truck freight items that exceed 100lbs or custom orders.

  • Leaf Springs, Axles, Long Travel Systems, and other products that get shipped on pallets will require specific shipping costs.
  • We do not ship truck-freight items out of the country, only to freight forwarders setup by the buyer.

All other shipping destinations that are available will be calculated at checkout, or you can contact us prior to your purchase.

Shock Surplus ships to the following destinations, and more:

  • All of North America
  • All of Europe
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Australia
  • Most Asian countries

Contact us for a free direct quote to your location.

30-Day Hassle-free Return & Exchange Policy - Stuff Happens!

We sell only brand new, never-installed, authentic, brand-name parts. If your order arrives damaged, is missing hardware, appears used or pre-installed, or is incomplete in any way, we will jump into action to send replacements. We can usually have replacements sent immediately for these rare cases of damaged, incomplete, or incorrect orders.

Shock Surplus allows returns and exchanges inside of a 30-day window starting from time of receipt by the customer. It is our mission to make every transaction smooth, and fix any issues you may encounter.

  • Products must be new, unused, and in uninstalled condition for us to accept a return.
  • We do not accept installed parts, so be sure you have the correct part number(s) before attempting to install them on your vehicle.
  • Returned parts must contain all associated hardware, otherwise that part number will be deducted from your refund.

Exchanges

No restocking fees. Our staff is on hand to make sure that your first purchase is exactly correct for your needs and vehicle, do not hesitate to contact us prior to your purchase through Live Chat or Email.

To start a return or exchange, please fill out THIS FORM (located at the bottom of the page), and be as specific as possible, and someone will be in touch with you in ~1 business day. The typical turnaround for a refund or exchange is 5-10 business days, depending on the complexity of the case. Exchanges are subject to availability of stock; any exchanges proving out of stock will be refunded to the customer.

Return Shipping Costs

We are available to make every transaction flawless for our customers, the Shock Surplus staff is available to guarantee fitment on every part we sell. Shipping costs responsibility are as follows:

  • Misboxed Item - Shock Surplus Responsibility
  • Incorrect Item Sent - Shock Surplus Responsibility
  • Incorrect Item Ordered - Customer Responsibility
  • Order Error (Address, Vehicle Fitment) - Customer Responsibility
  • Changed Mind - Customer Responsibility
  • Damaged in Transit - Shock Surplus Responsibility

Start Your Return Process

Returns Under Customer's Responsibility

  • Below 50lbs - $15 flat rate deducted from the refund. Shock Surplus will provide a shipping label to make this process as easy as possible.
  • Greater than 50lbs - Discounted shipping rates to get the product(s) back to Shock Surplus, that amount will be deducted from the refund. 50lb+ packages are automatically labeled 'Oversize' by our couriers, and automatically incur a $25 charge on top of the shipping fee.

Returns Under Shock Surplus' Responsibility

  • Free, we will provide a return shipping label and ship the replacement parts for free. If a refund is preferred, a full refund will occur.

Refunds

You should expect to receive your refund within 5-7 business days of our warehouse receiving your return. The amount of time it takes for your refund to show up in your account varies by payment method, but typically takes 1-3 business days. You will also receive a message confirming the refund via the marketplace where the purchase happened. We wish we could speed up the process of funds reaching your payment method following a refund, but it is out of our hands.

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account (top right corner of the screen), view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu, and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item. You can also contact contact us for any return requests.

Shipping

We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page.

International Orders

  • Orders are final, no returns
  • Orders shipped to a freight forwarder in the US, are eligible for return if the product has not left the United States.
  • It is the responsibility of the buyer and exporter to ensure correct items received before exporting. Shock Surplus is not responsible for items received once the freight forwarder has shipped the product.
  • The buyer is responsible for import fees and taxes into their country. That is not covered in the shipping fee that Shock Surplus charges.