Buying uppers/lowers, which one?

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The first link is for Granatelli upper and lower arms - these are made by one supplier and are put out under many different brand names, with the exact same design. These can be found on eBay for $150 for a set of upper and lower. I use them and for daily driving / light track use they're great! No need for adjustables unless your mustang is solely a track car.
 

joshjwc9

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I am trying to stay away from anything Granatelli because of the bad weld stories and other ones...but stangsuspension has one of the best return policies out there, where eBay usually is far from it.
 

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MM XD lowers, & Ford factory uppers are the ticket... The MM will stand up to any abuse you throw at em....
 

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Dynamic Racing - down near Miami - has loads of suspension parts and they stand by their warranty. They have an eBay store and if you don't see what you're looking for on there they will get it for you - affordably.
 

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don't touch the uppers. Read MM's website for the reason why. Stay with something that has a delrin bushing on one side so the rear end won't bind.
 

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MM XD lowers, & Ford factory uppers are the ticket... The MM will stand up to any abuse you throw at em....


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That's actually the combo i'm running on my Fox. I actually bought new HD Ford uppers since the SN95's use stiffer bushings in the uppers than the Fox cars.

So Ford HD uppers + MM XD adjustable lowers is my setup :)
 

02nightmaregt

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MM XD lowers, & Ford factory uppers are the ticket... The MM will stand up to any abuse you throw at em....

I always heared the same about the uppers. I'm not even worried about uppers since i eventually want to run a PHB/torque arm setup:rolleyes:
 

joshjwc9

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I always heared the same about the uppers. I'm not even worried about uppers since i eventually want to run a PHB/torque arm setup:rolleyes:
So you kept the stock uppers in without changing the bushings?

I feel the Steeda are more for going straight and while that is nice I would much rather take my car to a autocross than the quarter mile...

Should I just get MM Xtreme Duties with perch and sway bar and keep my stock uppers in there? They guy at my shop said go with a rubber or urethane on the upper side because my torque boxes and tubes arent welded, does that sound right?
 

02nightmaregt

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Yea i havent even touched my upper. When i upgrade i'll go w/ the MM XD's.(w/ perch & sway mount) For the uppers i wouldn't go w/ anything that is really hard, you want them to have some give so you don't bind the chit out of your rear. Actually factory replacement bushings would probably be good, but i'm not an expert. Hopefully someone that knows more will clarify
 

joshjwc9

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Thanks for the help....I didnt want to question another poster who I thought had some knowledge on LCA/UCA's, are SS's uppers/lowers warrantied longer than the 60 day no questions asked LCA's?

My car has 111k miles, and although MM is one of the top 3 companies reputation wise on suspension, my car is a spirited DD first, and a Autoxer second.