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Old 04-18-2016, 09:45 PM   #1
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Rear control arms for 03 Mach 1

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So I'm in need of rear control arms, the cheapy American muscle have the worst poly bushings, might as well be Jello. Naturally it damaged the torque boxes so I'm having them replaced and reinforced (welded). I am considering solid bushings but am interested to hear the communities views.

The car is mostly a weekend car with some auto x and hopefully some future light road course use. I want a well planted rear end, upper and lower arms (I have a fays 2 watts link as well.) any views of the half solid Half poly bushings. Leaning towards the j&m arms. Fire away.
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Used to have TeamZ solid/ spherical adjustable lower control arms.. they helped out big time .. just a tad noisy.. especially daily driving.

I'd leave the upper arms stock. No need .. too much bind.

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Old 04-18-2016, 10:20 PM   #3
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Don't have a choice on the uppers. These ones are ****ed completely, and the stockers are long gone. For how much I'm going to be driving the car (some highway) I'm thinking I need some poly somewhere. I'll look into the team z stuff.
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Which ones did you end up going with? I'd like to know how they worked for you.
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I have the j&m arms and they plant well. Much more solid. Would highly recommend. I was in the same place as you and needed uppers to adjust pinion angle. I went with upr. Much cheaper and we'll designed. I kept the axle side rubber bushing to reduce bind

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I got Steeda control arms in my stang and they do a good job.
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I got Steeda control arms in my stang and they do a good job.

I've heard others say good things about Steeda control arms too. If you read Maximum Motorsports website on LCA's, you'll think you must buy the extreme duty ones, and I just can't believe they need to be that robust with near stock power. I could understand if you have a blower and sticky tires. Do you know if Steeda has adjustable LCA's?

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I have the j&m arms and they plant well. Much more solid. Would highly recommend. I was in the same place as you and needed uppers to adjust pinion angle. I went with upr. Much cheaper and we'll designed. I kept the axle side rubber bushing to reduce bind

I didn't think we needed to adjust pinion angle on our 4 link setup..? I thought that was what they needed to do on the 05 and up Mustangs.
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Well when I dropped my csr the pinion angle was way off... so I had to adjust it!

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