|04-15-2002, 08:21 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Seattle, WA
Upper/lower control arms.
I found a really good deal on some control arms through a friend of mine. Just wondering if I should go for them.
I know they help launches, but will I see any overall handling improvements?
Also, I heard that continual launching with control arms will wear on the frame. My car isn't that 'hardcore', but I do plan on getting a A-Trim at some point. Would this be an issue with me?
Should I go for them?!
What I have:
1990 Red Mustang 5.0 LX:
[BBK X-Pipe]-[MAC Cat-Back Exhaust]
[MAC Cold Air Intake]-[BBK Equal Shorties]
[3.55 Gears]-[Cobra Intake Manifold (Upper and Lower]
[E-303 Cam]-[Granetelli Mass Air Flow Sensor]
[Front and rear sway bars]-[New black carpet and seats.]
[Adjustable Fuel Regulator]-[T5 Conversion w/ K. Cobra Clutch/Hurst STS]
[Cobra Throttle Body]-[130A Alt. Conversion]
|04-16-2002, 12:01 AM||#2 (permalink)|
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Concord, MA, USA
I loved the change brought on by my lower control arms. The rear end seemed so much stiffer. I could corner much harder before the back end came loose. Not to mention they help w/ launching.
I'd get them. I've never heard anyone say they like the non-boxed, stock control arms better.
1995 GT Black- Edelbrock- 6037's,Intake, cam,70mm TB,75mm pro-m,Equal length headers,3.73's and all the bolt on's. SOLD 12/5/01
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