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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-28-2005 Thread Starter
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Best Suspension Upgrade Mods?

I am looking to upgrade my 1987 mustang gt's handling this spring. I am looking for the best parts to install/upgrade on a tight budget. My mustang right now just feels a little loose through the corners, what could be causing this? I already have a strut tower brace. What should i do next?

87 Mustang Gt Conv.

CAI, ACCEL Ignition, 8mm Wires, Hypertech Strut Tower Brace, Subframe Connectors, H-Pipe, Dynomax Exhaust w/Ultra Flo Mufflers,

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Rear lower control arms (LCAs) make the biggest difference in rear end handling.
The Maximum Motorsports or Steeda LCAs are the best.

If the rear is loose, LCAs will improve things a lot.

As for the front, steering rack Urethane bushings, caster camber plates, offset A Arm Bushings, Steeda XBall Joints. These will make the front more predictable and will improve geometry.

Since you have a convert, i think the first in the list should be a full length subframe to reduce frame flex, very very important on convertibles. A flexing frame is like having more moving parts in the suspension. The subframes will tighten the car and make the suspension work, not the frame.

Rob Hernandez, AFM co-Founder.
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Go here: You can buy it a piece at a time or just buy the entire kit.
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