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Old 05-25-2010, 05:44 AM
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Mustang 2 front end shocks?

Hey guys,
I have a 57 Chevy Pickup with a TCI Mustang 2 front end. I put this in about 8 years ago. The truck has had moderate to light use. It has tons of body roll. I am thinking that stiffer front shocks would help this. Would I just get a replacement for a '78 Mustang 2? Thnx.

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Mustang 2 front end shocks?

I think a front end stabilizer bar kit would help minimize body roll. You should be able to find an aftermarket one.
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What Cunningham said......

A larger anti-roll bar will be a better bet. If you go with stiffer valving on the shocks it will make the ride quality suffer.

FYI: TCI has a couple of new options for anti-sway bars. More than likely you have a 7/8" bar, they now have a 1" and 1.25" bar that mount in front of the crossmember. I'd suggest the 1" bar since it is nearly 25% stiffer than the 7/8" and it won't break the bank.

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I bought/installed my front end before they had an option for a sway bar. That looks like the logical first step. Front the pics it looks pretty sweet.
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I bought/installed my front end before they had an option for a sway bar. That looks like the logical first step. Front the pics it looks pretty sweet.

Luckily the 1" bar is the same price as the 7/8" bar and either one can work with what you have now. Of course there will be a bit of welding onto both the frame and the lower control arms but it is a very straight forward install.

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