18 But before the lower ball joint is tightened up, we used this nifty trick from Bob Bolles to set our ride. It’s imperative to do this because our Integra shocks are not in the car. You’ll also note that the A-frame’s cross-shaft in the above picture is a different color from the one on the next page. That is because the left side A-frame (above) has an aluminum cross-shaft while the right side has a steel one. This setup is favored by many racers because there is a small strength advantage to running the steel one on the right side.