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Old 03-31-2014, 09:37 AM   #1
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Im getting ready to order BC coilovers for my 14 GT. i will also be ordering bmr rear panhard. I will be trying to save up some money after that and buy the 3 rear control arms. my question is if i should go adjustable or non adjustable? i wont be slamming the car. just get a good height with minimal fender gap. also im not sure what brands to go with on the control arms yet, was leaning towards bmr so it would be great to hear your opinions on certain brands.
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U will want the UCA to be adjustable to reset the pinion angle. LCA don't need to be adjustable but u might want relocation brackets to correct the geometry of the LCA.
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Here are two (2) videos that will give you a good overview of our parts & how they can benefit your car:

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thanks for the input and videos!
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looks like ill be going with adjustable upper with mount and regular lowers with relocation brackets. im just not sure on what brands to go with. I like steeda but looks like ill save a few with bmr and i hear good things on them
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Old 03-31-2014, 01:48 PM   #7
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If you want the best go with BMR. Stay away from white line there suspension is junk unless you want to build a car for road racing. Only thing good from them is there transmission bushing

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If you want the best go with BMR. Stay away from white line there suspension is junk unless you want to build a car for road racing. Only thing good from them is there transmission bushing

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Well that is what most of Whiteline suspension is built toward, so I wouldn't say "junk", just specialized to a specific type of racing.
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Well that is what most of Whiteline suspension is built toward, so I wouldn't say "junk", just specialized to a specific type of racing.
Oh its junk. There is slot of failures with there stuff at the dragstrip

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Oh its junk. There is slot of failures with there stuff at the dragstrip

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"Built for road racing" must not have been clear. And it sounds like OP wants a good handling car.
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"Built for road racing" must not have been clear.
Does not matter what its built for. What do you not understand. Just BC it was "built " for road racing. Still should not fail on a launch at the dragstrip. If you use white line more power to you.

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i wont be slamming the car. just get a good height with minimal fender gap.
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Your comparing apples to oranges when it comes to products for road racing and products for drag racing.
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Your comparing apples to oranges when it comes to products for road racing and products for drag racing.
Then explain how the stock UCA has not failed like the white line one has? Pretty sure ford did not design the stock one for drag racing. Just how whilteline has had a lot of recalls for some of there stuff. Also just like AM gets on here are recomemds white line to people who have said they will track there car at the strip. Its all about the $ for them so they could care less

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1 question..... Have you ever autocrossed or road raced before?
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1 question..... Have you ever autocrossed or road raced before?
Nope no interest in it whatsoever.

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Nope no interest in it whatsoever.

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I rest my case.........
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I rest my case.........
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Stick to your drag/ roll racing bud.
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Stick to your drag/ roll racing bud.

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^ far from a burn. Lmao some of y'all on here are so clueless its hilarious.

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^ far from a burn. Lmao some of y'all on here are so clueless its hilarious.

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So you are saying you have experience in the subject of road racing and autocross?

Wait, you already answered that.
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So you are saying you have experience in the subject of road racing and autocross?

Didn't think so.
Who cares about that crap. You been out of the 15's yet? You failed to ever answer my question on why the stock UCA never failed as the white lines do. As I also said I doubt ford made the UCA for drag racing either. So your whole argument of there made for "road racing" is completely invalid

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Oh god, what did i start. For the record my mustang is daily driven with ocassional drag strip and autocross use. Key word occasional
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All in all the OP never mentioned road racing to just now. So my first comment was to stay towards BMR and leave white line alone. Of you want the best go for BMR.

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Who cares about that crap. You been out of the 15's yet? You failed to ever answer my question on why the stock UCA never failed as the white lines do. As I also said I doubt ford made the UCA for drag racing either. So your whole argument of there made for "road racing" is completely invalid

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I don't drag race so why would I even care about what my car will do in the quarter mile? But i expected that since you always have to call other people's cars slow, even if it's not the same category of how it's built.You must be compensating for something.

Road race, or even just suspension for handling in general isn't meant to be launched super hard, so taking a part that is supposed to be light weight and putting a ton of instantaneous stress on it, yea it may break.

Take a car built for the track to a drag strip and put slicks on it, yea something might break. Take a car built for drag racing and put it in a corner, you won't fair so well either.
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Well there you go. I don't road race and you don't drag race so that's the end of the line there.

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Here is another white line failure from the other day. This was there relocation brackets.

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My car does not corner worth a ****. Never intended it to. You need sway bars for that. Still white lines stuff should hold up at the strip. Especially if fords does

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Well there you go. I don't road race and you don't drag race so that's the end of the line there.

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Exactly, you know what's good for drag. I know what's good for road race.

For drag id go BMR, for corners id go Whiteline. OP is the occasional racer so it won't matter which one really.
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I wouldn't mind going to a road coarse to see what's its like honestly. But it wouldn't be in my car as it would end up in a wall or a pile of barricades in a turn.

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I do love forza 5 though. its road racing

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I wouldn't mind going to a road coarse to see what's its like honestly. But it wouldn't be in my car as it would end up in a wall or a pile of barricades in a turn.

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You'll notice that people aren't as ballsy in road racing compared to auto x, if you go to a good track, it should have plenty of run off room.
Still, people are more hesitant when it comes to road racing XD
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I haven't considered white line, I was mostly between BMR and steeda, leaning towards BMR. I took my mustang auto crossing stock, I'm more of a roll and drag racing guy, auto cross was fun though
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You'll notice that people aren't as ballsy in road racing compared to auto x, if you go to a good track, it should have plenty of run off room.
Still, people are more hesitant when it comes to road racing XD

That's why I love AutoX. I can throw my car around the corners as hard as I want. Only thing I could hit is a small cone.
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