Needing to take control of your 1994-04 Mustangs front suspension? Do it by using a set of J&M Products adjustable caster and camber plates. J&M plates replace the stock rubber strut mount bushings with a spherical bearing, allowing you full control of the suspension geometry. Whether you want your alignment set for track, street, or strip, these plates will allow you to fine tune your suspension so you can get the most out of your Mustang. The bearing mounts are completely adjustable and are 100% Pulse Mig welded for the ultimate in strength, durability, and fit. They also feature a special chrome moly replaceable teflon lined spherical bearing for a noise free quality ride.
Now coming with a LIFETIME WARRANTY from craftsmanship and defects. That is right if you are the original owner and bend the plates or wear out the bearings they will be fixed or replaced for free!
Is your 94-04 SN95 Mustang suspension our of alignment? Get your Mustang suspension back into alignment by using a set of J&M Products adjustable caster and camber plates. J&M caster camber plates replace the stock rubber strut mount bushings with a spherical bearing, allowing you full control of the suspension geometry. Whether you want your alignment set for track, street, or strip, these CC plates will allow you to fine tune your suspension so you can get the most out of your Mustang suspension. The bearing mounts are completely adjustable and are 100% Pulse Mig welded for the ultimate in strength, durability, and fit. They also feature a special chrome moly replaceable teflon lined spherical bearing for a noise free quality ride.
Now coming with a LIFETIME WARRANTY from craftsmanship and defects. That is right!! If you are the original owner and bend the plates or wear out the bearings they will be fixed or replaced for free! Pick up a set of J & M Mustang Caster Camber Plates today from LatemodelRestoration.com
When installing lowering springs on a 1994-2004 Mustang, kind of like this '98 Cobra behind us, you just about have to run caster camber plates, because the factory camber plates just won't even get it close to being in alignment. Now luckily we carry these J&M caster camber plates that feature four bolt mounting. That way they will stand up to the heavy stresses of daily driving, along with performance driving, without missing a beat. They also feature spherical bearing, full caster adjustment, and full camber adjustment. That way you can get your car back into alignment as easily as possible. They also come with a series of strut spacers. You'll have to experiment with a spacer stack to get your strut height set properly for your car. Every car will be different.
Now the instructions included with this kit are pretty thorough. They'll walk you through the processes of how to mark to drill the hole and how to set your strut height. Now a couple of things that you are going to want to grab beyond your common hand tools, is an electric drill with the 3/8 chuck and a 13/32 drill bit. That way you can drill out that fourth hole. Now because these instructions are so thorough, I really don't have to walk you through it step by step, but I do want to touch on a few of the high points. So follow along as we put a set of these J&M caster camber plates on Carson's '98 SVT Cobra.
Once you get your car elevated, use an air impact or something equivalent to remove the upper strut nut. With that upper strut nut out of the way, lower the strut from the camber plate and go ahead and remove the camber plate nuts and get it out of the car. Clean the top of your strut tower. Grab your new caster camber plate and mark and center punch the hole as per the instructions. Once you're done with that, grab your drill and prepare to drill the hole. Be careful because once that bit breaks through the middle it's going to try and twist your arm around if you're using a very high torque drill. Go ahead assemble your new caster camber plates, tighten everything down, put the car on the ground, and get ready for your alignment.
Adding in a set of J&M caster camber plates to your lowering spring install should add no more than 30 to 45 minutes to your total installation time. And by doing that, it will give your alignment shop the full caster and camber adjustability needed to get your car back into alignment. Our alignment shop had no trouble getting this back into spec.
Now I want to touch again on the strut spacers. You definitely want to take the time and experiment with different strut spacer stacks. That way you get your strut shaft height at the correct level, because you don't want your struts bottoming out. That's what you're trying to prevent. Now don't be afraid about drilling that fourth hole in these caster camber plates. It really is quite easy if you follow the instructions, mark everything out right, and take your time drilling. Now once you get the installation completed don't pass go, don't collect $200, go straight you alignment shop and get your car aligned because you don't want to wear out your tires. Now for more suspension options for your Mustang along with installation tips, check out LatemodelRestoration.com.
Karson recently picked up a "bone" stock 98 Chrome Yellow Cobra. Anyone who knows Karson knows that "bone" stock just isn't his style. He immediately had a plan to get this SVT Cobra performing and handling better. Below you will find a listing of the parts Karson chose for this build.
And I'm Carson. We're with latemodelrestoration.com.
Now, Carson, we've got your chrome yellow cobra and a bunch of parts that are about to go on it. Before we start talking about the parts, tell me a little bit about your car.
Well, Jeff, I just picked this car up. Its bone stock. It's never been modified. And it's been fun for the last few weeks.
But it's bone stock, so it handles like a school bus, has ground clearance like a Jeep. And that exhaust, it sounds like the washing machine at the house. We need to address that today.
All right, man. I can't have you driving around sounding like a washing machine. So tell me about the exhaust components you've got.
Well, Jeff, we decided to do a Flowmaster American Thunder Series Catback to give it a little extra classic thunder sound. And to free up a few extra ponies, we've gone with the BBK off-road H-pipe. Now, to keep that check engine light off, we've gone with a set of our SVE MIL eliminators.
All right, man, that should sound great. Now, I see you've also picked up the suspension components to get rid of that ride height. Tell them a little bit more about what you went with.
Well, to get that stance where I want it, I went with the set of the Eibach Sportline lowering springs. To keep them quiet, we've gone with the BBK grip package spring isolators, front and back. Now, to get that alignment in check, we've gone with a set of J&M caster camber plates. And to give that dampening what it needs to be with those springs, we've gone with a set of the Tokico HP shocks and struts.
And that should be riding around really nice. Now you've also picked out some wheels and tires. Tell me what you went with.
Yeah, I couldn't leave that alone either. I went a set of chrome 18-inch Saleen wheels-- 18 by 9 up front and 10 out back-- and wrapped them with a set of Nitto NT555s all the way around.
All right, man, this is going to take a little bit of time. So let's get this project going.
Let's get to it.
All right, guys, we're more than halfway through the install. The front suspension is finished. Jonathan and Carson are working on the Catback and the H-pipe. Stay tuned for more coverage once we've finished.
All right, Carson, you finished the car yesterday. You took it home for a test drive. Tell me how the suspension worked out for you?
Well, Jeff, I couldn't be happier. The stance is exactly where I wanted it to be. It handles like it's on rails. And the BBK prothane isolators kept those springs whisper quiet. I'm extremely pleased with it.
All right, now you also went with the J&M caster camber plates. Tell me about that install.
Well, the instructions were real thorough. It's very intuitive. It's not bad at all. The only thing that you have to be careful with on this platform, you do have to drill an extra hole on each strut tower. As long as you're careful with that, it's a piece of cake.
All right, sounds like a cake walk. Now, the suspension looks great. You also wanted to get rid of that washing machine sound. Tell me about that exhaust system you went with.
Well, Flowmaster hit the nail on the head. It gives that rumble I was hoping for. BBK uncorked this car. It's completely a different animal now with that off-road H-pipe. I'm real happy with it.
All right, the car does sound great. Man, you're always restoring Mustangs. You're fixing up new ones. Can't wait to see what the next project is that you have planned.
It's in my blood. I enjoy working on these cars. And I can't wait to get the next project.
All right, guys, for more project videos, make sure you check out latemodelrestoration.com.
Arrived next day *hooray Texas!* and installed in maybe two hours..half of that spent jacking the car up lol.
Instructions are pretty clear, they actually removed the strut but if you're just looking to replace the stock plates skip ahead. These Are technically 4 bolt like the MM CC Plates, but the 4th bolt is literally a bolt with elongated head and no way attached to the other three. i opted to skip the 4th bolt as i don't have a big enough drill at this time.. easily addable without messing up alignment later. Felt solid during my short test ride but overall no complaints.
Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!
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very nice parts for a great price
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These caster camber plates are superb for the money. There are cheaper ones out there and more expensive ones, but the quality of this product rivals the best on the market. The price is right there with the lesser versions however....these are a great deal and super easy to install! Now off to the alignment shop!
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great thing to have for lowered mustangs
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Got my set of caster cambers kit just in time to align my lowered mustang and it looks good
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