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Old 03-11-2016, 09:06 AM   #1
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What are some additional suspension mods other than lowering springs, cc plates, and shocks + struts, that will make a difference in handling and feel?
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Subframe connectors, better control arms, sway bars, and panhard bar would help.


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What are your intentions for the car? Drag strip? autocross/open track? Little of both? Are you looking to get serious with any of those directions, or is it primarily a street car with some occasional track/strip visits?

Our mod. Macpherson front and 4 link rear suspension leave tons of room for improvement, but on the same vein you want to re-tune your suspension based on what your plans are for the car. You can easily spend time and money modifying suspension only to find out that some or all of those mods are hurting performance.
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Nothing serious, just used as a daily driver
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I would say subframes, and rear lower control arms if you already have the other stuff done.

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Nothing serious, just used as a daily driver
Gotcha..for a daily I would add some welded subframe connectors and maximum motorsports non adjustable LCA's (remove useless quad shocks) in addition to the things you already listed.

I would stay away from changing to polyurethane bushings and spherical bearings.

Different tires will make a huge difference too.
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Going around corners, you will never truly have a good setup until you overhaul the stock 4 link rear to a 3 link, 5 link or the IRS. And the IRS comes with its own host of issues that need ironed out before install.

If its just a street car that will see limited handling or never a real road course...

Good lowering kit
CC plates
Shocks/Struts/Springs
MM or Steeda LCAs
Good set of wheels/tires

That's pretty much all you need. After all this is when you might look into converting the rear because nothing you do to the 4 link can really make it hold the rear in place around a corner. The stock K member and A arms are actually ok handling wise and can wait until the rear is sorted before going nuts with aftermarket tubular stuff.
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I just ordered Ford Racing lowering springs and Steeda lower control arms for my mustang. Going to also get new rear shocks and eliminate the quad shock. I don't want another burnout like this..


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