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Old 11-02-2013, 05:46 PM   #1
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Handling!

What would you say is the first and most important handling mod that should be done?

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Suspension in general, the best imo would be coilovers/springs or subframe connectors.
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Old 11-02-2013, 07:24 PM   #3
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Suspension in general, the best imo would be coilovers/springs or subframe connectors.
Hm can you explain subframe connectors?
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Get the weld in design, they work best. They connect the front an rear subframe and stiffen the chassis by eliminating body flex and twist. This helps both responsiveness and handling.
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Get the weld in design, they work best. They connect the front an rear subframe and stiffen the chassis by eliminating body flex and twist. This helps both responsiveness and handling.
Sounds good how much do they go for? What do you think about strut bars?
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About $125. And labor unless you can weld. I've never actually installed strut bars so I cant say. Im doing upper and lower control arms soon though which should be a good difference in feel then Ill be supercharging.
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Once lowered I think panhard bar and control arms are essential!
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strut tower brace is all I needed , shop around for the best price its a 10 minutes install , very easy I felt the improvement right away I doubt you will need anything else unless your going to a road race track the little V6 is pretty well made & doesn't need much more its tight & light from the factory years back the cars had heavy big motors & were not anywhere like these new mustangs
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+1 on the strut tower brace. That is a cheap mod that should come stock, and it firms up the handling nicely.
Before messing with the control arms/chassis/subframe/etc, I would get a good set of wheels and tires. Those might make the biggest difference right off the bat. Once that base is covered, you can see what needs to be improved or stiffened up.
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^^ +1 Absolutely on the strut tower brace. First mod I did, really made a difference, fast install and low price. You should be able to do this for no more than $125. I paid $112 for an SR Performance strut tower brace at AM. Go it on sale. Go for it
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