Can you upload some pictures of the components in question? It can help us determine.
In order to bend a control arm, it will have to have a significant amount of force. Just having a damaged box doesn't mean they got bent in transit. It is possible but they will have to be under a very good amount of stress.
Unless your old control arm is damaged, you can also compare them.
Let me know of any questions.
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Sunday, June 19th, 2022 AT 12:14 PM