The other day I had my car aligned after a lengthy break-in period post FE5 upgrade, and while my car was up in the air I had the mechanic do a basic suspension check. Mostly because I did the work myself and, well, I don't trust myself with an impact gun so I wanted to make sure all the bolts were still where they should be. He said everything checked out fine, other than the left front endlink was loose. He showed me the play on both sides and asked if I noticed the TOCK TOCK TOCKing noise. I did. He also said it wouldn't effect the alignment and I could replace it anytime I want. So, here are my questions: What effect will a loose link have on the handling characteristics of my car? Should I replace it for OEM or do I go for MOOGs and/or swaybar upgrade? Wildcard: It snows in Canada. Alot. Something to consider. Thanks a bunch.