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Old 09-26-2015, 03:53 PM   #1
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I'm new to suspension upgrades on my 12' stang Other than eibach sportline lowering springs a bmr Panhard bar. I want to get lower control arms and relocation brackets and upper control arms as well. I think I'll go with bmr they seem to have good reviews. Are the adjustable lca and uca better than the non adjustable? How do you adjust them? And what exactly are you adjusting? Also I was thinking of buying them from American muscle. Is there a better vendor out there? Thank you.


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Also is there anything else that I would need to buy for the uca and lca to fit and function perfectly?

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It all depends on your end goal for the car. There are hundreds of threads about this on the Internet.


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Just get the non adjustable LCA and adjustable UCA with their brackets, take it to alignment shop to get pinion angle with in spec. Don't forget shocks and struts - I'd suggest koni yellows (05-10 year) with gt500 mounts or camber plates if money aint an issue. If I'm not wrong, BMR was selling koni yellows with their springs for $870 or something, cheapest price around! Although it might be cheaper to get a decent set of coilovers for the price of koni yellows + springs + camber plates. Hypermotive has BC racing coilovers for 900 bucks. Ring em up on Facebook

You can also do sway bars if you want. But keep them for the end once youre done all your mods.

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Non adjustable LCAs with brackets. Adjustable UCA with bracket. I decided on BMR after doing 6 months of research and reading. I am not disappointed with them at all.

I'm also a fan of caster/camber plates with the 11-14 shocks and springs. No need for a gt500 mount with the J&M plate set.

Don't forget tires, you'll see more of a handing improvement with good rubber than with most of the other parts.
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Sorry I forgot to mention I have the j&m caster camber plates. The shocks and struts are more for comfort right? I don't mind the way my mustang feels as of now so I'll hold off on those for now.

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Non adjustable LCAs with brackets. Adjustable UCA with bracket. I decided on BMR after doing 6 months of research and reading. I am not disappointed with them at all.

I'm also a fan of caster/camber plates with the 11-14 shocks and springs. No need for a gt500 mount with the J&M plate set.

Don't forget tires, you'll see more of a handing improvement with good rubber than with most of the other parts.
Where did you purchase yours from?

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Hi, I think you want to lower your ride? No pun here, but how low can you go, or how low would you like to go? Have you like look at other mustangs your year, What do you like? You say you don't want to change the ride comfort,if I read that right? I have 11-14 extra struts,coil over shocks take offs 500 GT. They lower your mustang and provide a decent firm ride. Excellent cornering ,take a 500 Gt for a ride from a friend, or a dealer than you would get a better feel. albigb@gmail. I did not read or I missed it what your budget is. You can spend a great deal, that really you won't be getting that much better than the 500 Gt has. unless you plan to race your car!
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Hi, I think you want to lower your ride? No pun here, but how low can you go, or how low would you like to go? Have you like look at other mustangs your year, What do you like? You say you don't want to change the ride comfort,if I read that right? I have 11-14 extra struts,coil over shocks take offs 500 GT. They lower your mustang and provide a decent firm ride. Excellent cornering ,take a 500 Gt for a ride from a friend, or a dealer than you would get a better feel. albigb@gmail. I did not read or I missed it what your budget is. You can spend a great deal, that really you won't be getting that much better than the 500 Gt has. unless you plan to race your car!

Umm do what now? Where's a Mod when you need one 😁


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Hi, I think you want to lower your ride? No pun here, but how low can you go, or how low would you like to go? Have you like look at other mustangs your year, What do you like? You say you don't want to change the ride comfort,if I read that right? I have 11-14 extra struts,coil over shocks take offs 500 GT. They lower your mustang and provide a decent firm ride. Excellent cornering ,take a 500 Gt for a ride from a friend, or a dealer than you would get a better feel. albigb@gmail. I did not read or I missed it what your budget is. You can spend a great deal, that really you won't be getting that much better than the 500 Gt has. unless you plan to race your car!

I have no idea what is going on here.


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Hi, I think you want to lower your ride? No pun here, but how low can you go, or how low would you like to go? Have you like look at other mustangs your year, What do you like? You say you don't want to change the ride comfort,if I read that right? I have 11-14 extra struts,coil over shocks take offs 500 GT. They lower your mustang and provide a decent firm ride. Excellent cornering ,take a 500 Gt for a ride from a friend, or a dealer than you would get a better feel. albigb@gmail. I did not read or I missed it what your budget is. You can spend a great deal, that really you won't be getting that much better than the 500 Gt has. unless you plan to race your car!
Ummm what

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He must be from another country guys


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Umm do what now? Where's a Mod when you need one 😁


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He must be from another country guys
Looks like he has GT 500 take off parts he is trying to sell from a 2011 to 2014 series mustang.
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Looks like he has GT 500 take off parts he is trying to sell from a 2011 to 2014 series mustang.

Sounds like he's a vendor trying to sell parts the wrong way.


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What I would ask before I recommend anything to our customers is what are your goals? What are you wanting to achieve and what is your budget?

As someone mentioned in here we do a lot of BC coilovers, Koni and a few other brands.

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