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Old 12-21-2002, 01:00 PM
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I saw this kit in the Sacramento Mustangs catalog. Has anybody used it before? It says it uses aluminum wedges to fit under the ball joint and position the upper control arm into a negative camber in turns. Im kinda tired of the understeering characteristics of my mustang. Is it worth $230?
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[quote]Is it worth $230?<hr></blockquote>

It will much cheaper and practical to lower the upper control arms to Shelby specs.
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this kit comes with the template for lowering the upper control arms as well as the wedges put under the ball joints.
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I would try lowering the arms first and check for ball bind... <img src="graemlins/pain.gif" border="0" alt="[pain]" />

Depending on the replacement or stock ball joint, the stud would sometimes rub the arm. The wedge is to correct that but it is not always necessary.

I know that Global West control arms and the wedges will cause ball bind <img src="graemlins/pain.gif" border="0" alt="[pain]" /> because too much negative camber is introduced as their control arms have the negative camber made into them, not requiring lowering, but someone always does..

I would lower the arms (template is available) and without the spring raise and lower the contol arm assemblies checking for bind and then the same with the springs.

Just my thought.
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<a href="http://www.thecarsource.com/shelby/restore/lowering.html" target="_blank">-Lowering Upper Control Arm-</a>

Think about this first before spending the big bucks. The only thing I don't like about this type of suspension is the spring over the upper control arm. FORD once made a spring compressor with plates that made spring removal a fairly simple job. Of course it was discontinued as this type of suspension was no longer used after 1979.

There is someone still making the thing but I cannot find the manufacturer to save my life. If anyone knows, please fill me in. Just be careful with the one that uses two hooks. The spring can get away from you.
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<img src="graemlins/pain.gif" border="0" alt="[pain]" /> -Pro-Motorsport Anti Ball Binders- <img src="graemlins/pain.gif" border="0" alt="[pain]" />
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cool thanks for the links man.

I've already installed 620lb coils which lowered the front end 1 inch. If I lower the control arms it'll lower the front end an inch more?? I don't know if my tires will take that low of a front end. man....i don't know what to do now.
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actually, i guess I'll just have to live with it. Its only got 24 inch tall tires on the front, with the lowered front end, speed bumps are already a chore, i mean i actually have to drive this thing.
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