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What can I do to eliminate that damn embarrasing brake dive? I'm thinking lower or upper control arms or both. Has anyone eliminated this with specific mods and if so which ones??? Thanks.

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stiffer springs and shocks would definitely do the trick. I don't see how control arms would eliminate the dive though. They would help control the car better when it does dive.


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i've heard that just springs all around will fix the problm, but go ask someone who has done it
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What can I do to eliminate that damn embarrasing brake dive? I'm thinking lower or upper control arms or both. Has anyone eliminated this with specific mods and if so which ones??? Thanks.
I read an article sometime last year about Roush and the dive. I forget where I read it. The topic was about the Mustang and it's front dive while braking. Mine doesn't seem to dive much at all any longer, I choose to go with the Steeda Sport Springs and 18X9 255/35 - 18X10.5 285/35. I have always had a thing against this as well. After the springs and rims/tires, unless I slam on the brakes, it doesn't move much at all slowing down, even slowing down rather quickly. Just my 2 cents..
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stronger struts as well as springs
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Thanks for that info, I'll start with the springs and struts and go from there.
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