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Old 08-05-2014, 09:28 PM
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building a 37 dodge coupe with a mustang 2 front clip. what is the recommended drop for the lower control arm, 3/4'? also . where can one get the strut rod assembly?

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This diagram shows the strut rod design. When mounting the strut rod to the frame, the centerline of the lower control arm mounting bolt should be in a direct line with the center of the pivot for the strut rod. If you fail to do this, the system will be in a bind and subject to failure at any moment. Mount the lower control arm level. Yeah, I know it's curved. Do the best you can.
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Now I am on the right track...the input provided is just what was needed... will block-up the front suspension as shown and establish ride height using a 28" tire.... T.Y. " Skell"
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1953 Studebaker Starlight Project

techinspector1,

My father is trying to install a Mustang II front-end into a 1953 Studebaker Starlight project.

Do you have a moment to speak with him before any welding begins?

Please email or call:

bill at munson dot net

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