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2007 Mustang GT, How To Stop Wheel Hop?

So I went to the track this past week and i couldn't even do a burn out without getting insane wheel hop. I just purchased BMR lower control arms. I plan on running my slicks this week. Thats only if the hop won't be there. Is that all i need to do or should I do the upper also? Car is sitting at stock ride height and will be for a couple weeks. Is this all I should need, if not, what else?

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If your going to change the lowers you might as well do all 3 of them. If you keep wheel hopping you are bound to brake something.



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The upper control arm is what cinched it for me. I did the LCAs first, like you, and it helped a little. The UCA completely eliminated the wheel hop for me. You've got to figure that there's only one UCA and it controls axle rotation.

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this is true. STL when u edited my thread title you forgot that i got an 07 now :0)
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The upper control arm is what cinched it for me. I did the LCAs first, like you, and it helped a little. The UCA completely eliminated the wheel hop for me. You've got to figure that there's only one UCA and it controls axle rotation.
+1 on that, same experience for me.

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should i stick with BMR for the upper also? or is their something cheaper thats just as good? since ive gone to the track that one time ive noticed a lot more drivetrain clunk than usual. more than my old car also.
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should i stick with BMR for the upper also? or is their something cheaper thats just as good? since ive gone to the track that one time ive noticed a lot more drivetrain clunk than usual. more than my old car also.
I have the BMR but I like the CHE part better. Lube once and forget it.

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this is true. STL when u edited my thread title you forgot that i got an 07 now :0)
You need to fix your signature. Ronda changed the title based on what you had listed.

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I installed trailering arms and the wheel hop is 90% better. And the arms were not that much money.

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Its funny, I installed rear lowering springs only, alot of the hop was gone, but still there on certain surfaces. Then installed Che LCA and I haven't hopped since. Even on drag radials at the strip.

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on my 06 i have the eibach pro kit and it only hopped in the rain. never had a problem at the track on my slicks. i think i may have f*ed my center carrier bearing, thats where i feel the clunking. and its louder than your average 2pc shaft.
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Should I just get the fixed length?
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Should I just get the fixed length?
Unless you plan on lowering and need the adjustability for the pinion angle.

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I have the BMR but I like the CHE part better. Lube once and forget it.
I'm getting ready to use the CHE UCA but I'm going to change the upper mount to BMRs because it has 2 sets of holes for fine adjustment.


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I have the BMR but I like the CHE part better. Lube once and forget it.
Hey Stl.
Do other UCA and LCA pieces have to be lubed? I had to pull out in heavy traffic the other day on wet pavement. The 1st wheel hop for me and it was bad. thx


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