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95gtdrop
12-15-2008, 09:06 PM
i am going to be putting the eibach pro srpings on my vert soon. as well as my 355 gears. i want some stronger control arms that can hold up to the wear and tear of daily driving and the occasional trip to the strip. should i get some adjustable Control arms or not? any brand over another? i also will be putting in rear torque box reinforcment plates from jegs.

SRT Handz
12-15-2008, 09:54 PM
Without a doubt, Go Maximum Motorsports.

You dont have to go with adjustable arms, but i did so i can get that ride height just perfect.

http://handz.hardbraking.com/SN95Goodies/MMLowerArms.JPG

Dalamar
12-15-2008, 09:56 PM
Adjustable arms are nice for setting the ride height.

I also recommend MM for their control arms and bushing design.

Check the stickey in the Suspension forum for more info.
Also read up on Maximummotorsports.com on their control arm description. good stuff.

94 DropTop
12-16-2008, 01:10 AM
http://store.mrt-direct.com/9904mustang1.html same design without the price. I havent heard any complaints about them.

Lots of people love the mega bite jrs.

GDTrumbo
12-16-2008, 10:49 AM
Hummmmm..... Gotta love those royalties. Cha-Ching.... Cha-Ching....

GT

Magic
12-16-2008, 02:08 PM
I have a basic set of Lakewoods on my car...
http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?autofilter=1&part=LAK%2D20150&N=700+115&autoview=sku

stang94X
12-16-2008, 03:16 PM
I have a basic set of Lakewoods on my car...
http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?autofilter=1&part=LAK%2D20150&N=700+115&autoview=sku


thats what i got and never looked back

SRT Handz
12-16-2008, 05:16 PM
poly bushings on the axle side=No No

94 DropTop
12-16-2008, 06:17 PM
says the guy that cant install brakes

GDTrumbo
12-16-2008, 06:28 PM
:laughing4: :police: :notworthy:

GT

SRT Handz
12-16-2008, 06:28 PM
says the guy that cant install brakes


Damn, your comment was just so retarded i cant think of anything more retard to say back...ohh well

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m173/shaggmanx/retarded.jpg

94 DropTop
12-16-2008, 06:48 PM
i am going to be putting the eibach pro srpings on my vert soon. as well as my 355 gears. i want some stronger control arms that can hold up to the wear and tear of daily driving and the occasional trip to the strip. should i get some adjustable Control arms or not? any brand over another? i also will be putting in rear torque box reinforcment plates from jegs.


so what are you going to be using them for.

Shouldnt you be painting your calipers handz????????

SRT Handz
12-16-2008, 06:51 PM
Shouldnt you be painting your calipers handz????????


i am busy doing important things, like token it up while post whoring

Dalamar
12-16-2008, 07:00 PM
95gtdrop - don't mind our post whoring in your thread here.

What do you think on the arms and what are you looking for?

95gtdrop
12-16-2008, 07:36 PM
I don't think I need to go adjustable. Jeggs has some tubular arms and so does Lakewood. Do I need uppers for a daily driver that doesn't get used and abused?

SRT Handz
12-16-2008, 07:40 PM
i was suggest not getting a control arm that has a poly bushing on the axel side. It will wear out fast and need to be replaced plus it will bind. The pic i posted is the MM unit that uses Spherical on the axel side

94 DropTop
12-16-2008, 08:49 PM
the uppers make it bind. Only do lowers if you want to replace your stock pieces get the FRPP they are pretty much a factory replacment for you. I put in Tubular poly uppers and mine binds. Just go for some bang for the buck if your just looking for an improvement, and not really going to abuse it. Hell my ebay ones were better than stock. If i can ever find some mega bite jrs they are coming off though.

Venom351R
12-16-2008, 09:13 PM
Another vote for Maximum Motorosports only for the sole fact that I know they are done right. I'll be getting a set myself this spring

Dalamar
12-16-2008, 10:55 PM
I don't think I need to go adjustable. Jeggs has some tubular arms and so does Lakewood. Do I need uppers for a daily driver that doesn't get used and abused?


Stock or fordracing uppers are always recommend becuase of the geometry of the arms, they actually twist, and if you put too tight of a bushing in the upper arms, you get bind. Then you hear about the torque box and reinforcing the toruqe box - thats a red flag!
the suspension should not bind, and you should not need to reinforce the torque box area.

Standard MM lowers are priced reasonably, have excellent quality and better bushings.
You can also get a discount through a stangsuspension in our sponsor section.

I seriously recommend you read MM's write up on A arms on their site, they know what they're doing.
I went through my suspension a few times, started with cheap parts, then learned more about how it all works together adn was very impressed with their knowledge and helpfullness. ended up replacing most of what I started with.

Just my experience to base this recommendation on.

Paul
12-16-2008, 10:58 PM
Standard MM lowers are the best all-around choice in my opinion.

95gtdrop
12-17-2008, 11:16 AM
Ok you guys conned me Into the mm control arms. How much of the ride heighth can you adjust? Can you adjust them with the springs on the car?

Dalamar
12-17-2008, 12:05 PM
Yes for standard arms, you change the height with the spring height.

You'll be happy we "conned" you into it. :occasion14:

95gtdrop
12-17-2008, 07:31 PM
cool thanks
Smoke one for yous guys

SRT Handz
12-17-2008, 11:52 PM
cool thanks
Smoke one for yous guys


Ganja FTW!!!

Mario7820
12-19-2008, 11:49 PM
MM FOR THE WIN

98GT4SC
12-20-2008, 12:15 AM
Yes, definetly Max Motorsports control arms. You can try others and then you will end up with mm. I got some J&M Race control arms for a great going out of business sale price and couldn't refuse,but now going to replace. Not only are the mm great for design but they have really solid spring perches too which is the problem I am having. I have tightened mine twice and they keep coming loose and then here comes the creeking noise in the car....ugggggg :BangHead:

GET THE MM FOR SURE :wave:

Venom351R
12-20-2008, 10:24 PM
See, classic case of trying to save money thinking its the right choice and in the end spending much more then if going w/ the better product in the first place. Ive been there myslef, wont do it again.

Dalamar
12-21-2008, 12:39 AM
See, classic case of trying to save money thinking its the right choice and in the end spending much more then if going w/ the better product in the first place. Ive been there myslef, wont do it again.


I did the same thing :book1:

95 BLOWN GT
12-21-2008, 10:05 PM
mm seems to be the winner but has anyone tried the wolfe rear suspensions or heard anything about em ?