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Old 09-09-2013, 08:25 PM   #1
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Hey guys! I am in need of some control arms for my GT. What do you guys recommend? I've read that Steeda's control arms were pretty good.
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Hey guys! I am in need of some control arms for my GT. What do you guys recommend? I've read that Steeda's control arms were pretty good.
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I hear more and more that upr products are becoming less and less quality..I would stick to an actual big suspension line and more reputable..steeda or maximum motorsports..yea they are more expensive but buy the best for your baby.
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I would recommend the Steeda ones, there is a reason we have more wins then all of our other competitors. We design, manufacture and test them. If we see a problem we correct it before its released to the public. We are so confident in our parts we offer a lifetime warranty
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Have had both steeda and mm. Would not recommend another brand from those two. Current car has the steedas and hooks like a mofo.
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I guess i'm different. Metco adj uppers, j&m weight jacker lowers. Good enough for 1.5x 60' on wore out et streets.
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My UPR control arms gave me a 1.6 60ft with bald MT ET streets
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My UPR control arms gave me a 1.6 60ft with bald MT ET streets
Point being most control arms are equal. 99% of mustang owners aren't pushing anything on their car to the limit.

Op. Make sure whatever you buy has good bushings, other than that they are the same.
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To loflyn's point ... make sure the bushings aren't cheap. Here is an article that we did showing our bushings vs. the competition:

The Hidden Difference in Control Arms Steeda Blog

Also, like Matt said ... you can't beat our quality, testing, engineering & manufacturing!

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sorry to go off topicc , but how do u know when your control arms need replacing?
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sorry to go off topicc , but how do u know when your control arms need replacing?
Lift up your rear end and look at the bushings ,

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sorry to go off topicc , but how do u know when your control arms need replacing?
When they crack, and dry rot is when you need to replace the rubber bushings. but It's not so much of just replacing them, its replacing them with polyurthane bushing rather than stock rubber bushings.. All aftermarket control arms have polyurthane bushings in them which improve traction. Well most have poly. This is the only difference in aftermarket control arms and stock. Other than they may be a little lighter and (more tough) is what they say.
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sorry to go off topicc , but how do u know when your control arms need replacing?
When they are stock.
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When they are stock.
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