1979-04 Ford Mustang Torque Box Reinforcement Kit - Upper & Lower

Mustang Torque Box Reinforcement Kit - Upper & Lower (79-04)


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Mustang Torque Box Reinforcement Kit - Upper & Lower (79-04)
  • Mustang Torque Box Reinforcement Kit - Upper & Lower (79-04)
  • Mustang Torque Box Reinforcement Kit - Upper & Lower (79-04)

Increase the traction and stiffness of your Mustang's rear end with this complete Torque Box Reinforcement Kit from Latemodel Restoration Supply.

Item #LRS-TQBOX-K

Everyday Low Price: $79.99

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Benefits

  • Stiffens Rear End
  • Increased Traction
  • Adds Strength & Durability

Features

  • 11 Gauge Steel Construction
  • Includes Upper & Lower Reinforcement Panels
  • Bolt In Or Weld In
  • Fits 1979-04 Mustang

What's in the Box

  • (2) Upper Reinforcement Panels
  • (2) Lower Reinforcement Panels
  • (4) Mounting Brackets
  • All Needed Hardware
  • Installation Instructions

Made in the USA

Product Description

Torque boxes are the area in the rear of your Mustang where the upper and lower control arms attach to the chassis. Combined with V8 power and increased loads of torque, these areas can easily become fatigued over time and can begin to crack. This can be harmful to your driveline and overall performance in track and drag racing environments.

This kit reinforces the stock upper & lower torque boxes to add strength & durability to your rear end. Constructed of 11 gauge steel, these heavy duty plates can be bolted in for increased reinforcement, but we recommend welding them in in order to provide maximum strength. Kits include all mounting brackets, hardware, and installation instructions.

* * * NOTE: Upper Reinforcements will not work with factory convertible chassis braces.* * *

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5 Stars   Awesome Product
By on 2/2/2014
Image uploaded by Calvin Rodriguez Fit perfectly. Easy install.

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!


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4 Stars   Fit good
By on 4/28/2014
Bought brake lines and torque box reinforcements. Brake lines fit like a glove other than unbending where they packaged them and getting them to fit snug against body. Torque boxes fit okay. No locknuts on 1/2" bolts and the bolts stick down to far and hit upper control arm. Had to cut down bolts.

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5 Stars   Best upgrade
By on 1/9/2014
What more can you say? This is a must have for anyone with a Fox!

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5 Stars   easy install, quality product
By on 2/24/2014
Lowers much easier to install than uppers, just need a second pair of hands for the uppers. Definitely can tell it does as advertised. Well worth the price.

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!


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5 Stars   Good fit
By on 3/20/2015
Purchased these torque box kits a month ago and just getting to them the fit is good and don't know if anybody has had the same issue but during the upper install it would of Ben nice to see for tools needed long drill bits installation would have been much smother have bought longer drill bits so when I get around to upgrading my 96 it will go much smother as they say always learn on the wife's car


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3 Stars   much needed reinforcement
By on 3/17/2014
heavy duty quality. a must have for anyone looking to take their fox to the strip. install is challenging. lowers are moderate difficulty and the uppers are difficult. make sure you have a quality drill bit ready to go for this install. you can do a direct bolt on but i would recommend welding the uppers.
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4 Stars   Nicely Built...
By on 6/23/2014
Nice but they didn't line up properly. I only used the lower torque boxes since I decided to go with a torque arm (no upper control arms). It could of been the car I bought (which was a stock 4 cyl) but the control arm holes were off a bit.

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5 Stars   Just what the doctor ordered!
By on 2/18/2014
With the fear of damaging the poorly reinforced factory torque boxes with hard launches, this reinforcement kit from LateModelResto is perfect to not have to worry about that again. Best prices around with the quality to back it up!

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!


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5 Stars   needed
By on 2/26/2014
i noticed my torque boxes cracked so these where much needed, install was not too bad they fit well and made a huge difference

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5 Stars   Works on 1994 and 1995!
By on 9/9/2014
I added these to my 1994 GT before purchasing a set of drag radials. The only "mod" I had to do was on the the vehicle torque boxes themselves. The actual products itself was packaged with all the instructions and hardware needed!

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5 Stars   Nice looking Product
By on 3/14/2015
Got these for my 91 GT to prevent what happened to my 88 (ripped the upper torque box off). Looking forward to install and the security of knowing my torque boxes are safe.

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5 Stars   LRS-TQBOX-K/79-04-Mustang-Torque-Box-Reinforcement-Kit Upper & Lower 79-04
By on 2/24/2014
As usual LRS shipped the package to me quickly. And the price was good. Thanks LRS for the quick service, and good prices.

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!


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5 Stars   A must have.
By on 11/11/2014
Fairly easy install, all though the uppers can be a little tricky. Peace of mind and weld em up if you can.

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4 Stars   Nice packaging
By on 4/10/2015
Have not got to put in yet but it looks well put together and Im very happy.

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5 Stars   So happy !
By on 10/1/2014
Good construction. Happy with the product ! Thanks late model restoration !

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5 Stars   Good Quality
By on 5/6/2014
This kit creates solid mounting points for your rear control arms.

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5 Stars   Love the product !
By on 10/2/2014
Great construction ! Thanks Late Model
Restoration !

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3 Stars   torque box reinforcement
By on 3/21/2015
Image uploaded by Jerry J. they fit great, shipped on time, I used on 1983 tbird

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5 Stars   Very nice
By on 3/18/2015
Happy I discovered this, great help for torque boxes

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5 Stars   well built and great fit
By on 3/31/2014
smart purchase well designed

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5 Stars   Shipping was flawless
By on 3/1/2014
I requesting shipping to Florida and picked it up while vacationing there. It was a heavy box to haul back to Canada but the packaging was great. Good job LRS coordinating shipping arrival!

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5 Stars   Quality product!
By on 11/17/2014
Although I haven't had a chance to install them yet I can tell they are a quality product!.

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5 Stars   great buy
By on 8/4/2014
Great price and even better price...same quaility as the more expensive ones

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