Go Faster Today – 3 Must-Have Suspension Mods


It doesn’t matter if you want to go drag racing, hit a road course, or have a refined feel while driving on the street; modding your Mustang’s suspension will unlock a whole new level of potential and fun with your pony. Often an overlooked part of the modding process, upgrading the suspension on your Mustang will lead to faster times in the quarter mile, around an autocross track, and more fun on your favorite back roads. It doesn’t take much to refine what is already there, which is why we put together the three must-have suspension mods for any Mustang owner.

SR Performance Black Strut Tower Brace
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Chassis flex can be a point of pain for some Mustang owners; it can cause your pony to feel like it is “rolling” or plowing through turns, leaving you feeling less than confident nailing that apex. With SR Performance’s Strut Tower Brace, constructed from lightweight and strong aircraft-grade 4130 chromoly steel, you can eliminate that dreaded body flex while feeling more composed hitting the apex of a turn. With a clean black finish that improves the look of your engine bay, this is a simple-to-install mod that will pay dividends for your Mustang in the long run.

Vogtland Sport Spring Kit
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Lowering a Mustang and eliminating the factory wheel gap always ups the style of America’s pony car, but it also works to refine the handling. Vogtland’s Sport Spring Kit lowers the center of gravity of your Mustang, dropping it 1.2” all-around with a progressive spring rate that makes your ‘Stang feel like it is handling on rails. With no more excessive nose dive while braking and reduced squat during acceleration, your Mustang will gain a sense of handling that will inspire you with new-found confidence when ripping on it or while cruising.

RTR Tactical Performance Double Adjustable Rear Lower Control Arms
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Getting off the line isn’t always as smooth as we’d like it to be when you have to battle wheel hop with every launch. RTR’s Double Adjustable Rear Lower Control Arms eliminate that annoying wheel hop and give you improved traction for smoother launches and faster 60 ft. times at the track. Constructed from tubular DOM steel and completed with MAX-C synthetic elastomer bushings, these control arms reduce in-cabin noise and vibration with a grease-free silent operation. With their on-car adjustability, you can precisely dial in your handling to make sure you are hooking up and taking off every time you romp on your Mustang. no wheel hop and a night and day difference in your Mustang’s handling.

Whiteline Heavy Duty Adjustable Sway Bar Kit
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The IRS in the S550 Mustang has brought the handling of the Mustang into the 21st century, however it still has to combat some of the common sore points of the previous gens when being pushed, such as body roll. With Whiteline’s Heavy Duty Adjustable Sway Bar Kit, you can eliminate that pesky body roll with its solid spring steel construction that offers superior strength over stock. With three adjustable positions, Whiteline’s Adjustable Sway Bars will give you flatter cornering and all-around improved grip over stock.

Vogtland Sport Spring Kit
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Lowering a Mustang and eliminating the factory wheel gap always ups the style of America’s pony car, but it also works to refine the handling. Vogtland’s Sport Spring Kit lowers the center of gravity of your Mustang, dropping it 1.0” all-around with a progressive spring rate that makes your ‘Stang feel like it is handling on rails. With no more excessive nose dive while braking and reduced squat during acceleration, your Mustang will gain a sense of handling that will inspire you with new-found confidence when ripping on it or while cruising.

SR Performance Billet Aluminum Vertical Links
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While the new IRS system of the 2015+ Mustang runs circles around the old SRA setup of the Mustang, it still suffers from wheel hop, which can really hurt your launches and your handling. SR Performance’s CNC machined Billet Aluminum Vertical Links eliminates that pesky wheel hop and refines the handling of your S550 Mustang. Constructed from 6061 aircraft grade billet aluminum and completed with the considerably stiffer than stock Delrin Bushings, SR Performance’s Vertical Links are a huge improvement over the factory stamped steel version, giving you little to no wheel hop and a night and day difference in your Mustang’s handling.

 

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