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BBK Rear Lower Control Arms (05-14 All)

Market Price $172.49 You Save 13% ($22.50)

$149.99 (pair)

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Features, Video & Details

  • Better Traction, Faster Launches, Less Wheel Hop
  • Boxed Steel Construction for Additional Strength
  • Polyurethane Bushings with Grease-Able Zerk Fittings
  • Durable Powdercoat Finish
  • Sold as a Pair
  • Fits 2005-2014 V6, GT, Bullitt and Shelby GT500

Review & Installation Video

Review & Install Video

JUSTIN: Hey, I'm Justin with AmericanMuscle.com, and this is our powerpack Bolt-On Build-Up for all 94-98 Mustang GTs. Now before we get started, we're well aware of the fact that the 94-95 GTs came equipped with the 5.0 motor before eventually being replaced by the modular 4-6 in 1996. So, with that said, all the parts used here on our '98 today, will not apply to those earlier years, but the idea remains the same, to increase the power. So that's why we put together a pack of parts that should help our GT breathe a lot easier, in turn making for some more horsepower and torque, all while making for one mean exhaust note. Now, before we get started on our car, we need to grab a quick baseline number, and then hand that over to the crew to get everything installed. JUSTIN: Hey Mike, looks like the guys just finished up working on the car here, you want to walk us through a few of these mods? MIKE: Absolutely. JUSTIN: Well, I know we have a trio of parts from SR Performance under the hood, starting with their Cold-Air Intake system. What's up with that? MIKE: It's a very budget-friendly piece and it's going to give us the increase in airflow we're looking for, which is going to equate to more horsepower. JUSTIN: Speaking of increased airflow, we also went for the 70mm Throttle Body, as well as that Upper Intake Plenum from SR Performance, now these are big 2-valve mods, why are they so important? MIKE: Again, more airflow is going to create more horsepower. You can put a larger Throttle-Body on, but with the stock Plenum, you're not taking full effect of that larger opening, put the Throttle Body on along with the Plenum, get the total package. JUSTIN: Well, it looks like we definitely took intake side of things. As for the exhaust, I know we went with Pypes Off-Road X-Pipe, along with their Violator Series CatBack. Now, besides really cranking up the volume on our 4.6 L, what are some of the other benefits? MIKE: Well we're definitely getting a louder exhaust note because we deleted the catalytic converters, besides the louder sound, we're going to increase the airflow by not going with the factory restrictive sized exhaust pipe, and out back those 3.5" chrome tips are really going to look good. JUSTIN: Absolutely man, well I know we tweaked a lot of stuff here on our 2-valve motor, it's going to be seeing a lot more air than it did before, do we need a tune with these mods? MIKE: These parts don't necessarily require a tune, but we're going to put on one of our Bama performance tunes to modify the fuels, the spark, the speed limiters, rev-limiters, and the cooling fan temps to help make this the total package. JUSTIN: Well, I can't wait to see what this combination's going to put down. You ready to make another another pool? MIKE: Absolutely, let's do it. JUSTIN: So our baseline run with our '98 GT gave us 185 horsepower and 252 ft/lbs of torque. With our powerpack installed, we were able to put down 210 and 283 ft/lbs of torque, making for a peak horsepower gain of 25 over our baseline numbers, and gains of 26 horsepower and 34 ft/lbs of torque throughout the curve. Well, now that we have the numbers we're looking for, it's time to get our GT off of the dyno and out onto the streets so we can have a little fun with some of that new-found power, and, honestly, I'm pretty excited to see that Pypes combination in action. JUSTIN: Alright, so we're out on the road here in our '98 GT with the powerpack installed, and I just want you to listen to how sweet that exhaust sounds, man. I might wrap it up for you real quick. That sounds incredible! I've driven a lot of Mustangs, don't get me wrong I mean that's my job, and quite honestly, this is probably one of the better sounding setups I've heard in long time, man. It doesn't sound raspy at all I mean, you're getting rid of the cats, usually it's a rasp machine, but this thing sounds amazing, but enough with the sound already, this is a powerpack, so let's see how we feel when we actually get into it a little bit, shall we? Wind second out a little bit. The car definitely pulls a lot harder in the upper RPM range, and a lot of that can be attributed to how well we're making the car breathe now. I mean, we've got everything working for us, from the intake all the way back to the exhaust. This thing is definitely flowing a lot more air, and it shows whenever you get on the throttle. All in all, I think the powerpack is a success here in our '98 GT, we made a bunch of power, and that exhaust note says it all, man. Well that wraps it up, so be sure to check out some of our other Bolt-On Build-Ups for the 94-98 GT. We're going to work on the appearance a little bit, and make our car handle like it's on rails.

Improves Traction. Drag racers know if you can't "hook up" at the track you are going nowhere fast. But with a set of BBK Rear Lower Control Arms you will greatly improve traction for faster launches, less wheel hop and as an added bonus decrease your 60ft times.

Boxed Steel Construction. Made from heavy duty boxed steel tubing, these BBK lower control arms are precision welded for extra strength and feature polyurethane bushings with greaseable zerk fittings. These lower control arms are completed with a baked on powder coat finish for durability and good looks.

Application. This pair of BBK rear lower control arms are designed as a direct fit upgrade for the stamped steel lower control arms on your 2005-2014 Mustang, including the V6, GT, Bullitt, and Shelby GT500 models.

Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Details

What's in the Box
  • (2) Control Arms
Installation Info
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Boss 302 - 12, 13
  • V6 - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
  • Bullitt - 08, 09
  • GT - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
  • GT500 - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
This product really improves the get up and go of your Mustang

I immediately noticed a huge difference in how quick my Mustang got up and went from a low roll! As well as a quick response on the highway! I would definitely recommend this product for better launches, ...

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5/5
Stop the hop

Slam your foot down and pop the clutch this works!

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Overall Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars
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will theses lower control arms work well with my 2012 roush mustang will these lower control arms work well with a 2012 roush mustang

roush2012

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Will this product help the sway and wollow at the rear of the car. I recently placed a spair tire in the trunk and it changed everything.

Daddiofix

  • Lower control arms aren't designed to effect the sway of a car. They're designed to increase the "bite" during launch and gear shifting by keeping the rear end pushed into the ground to gain traction faster. So basically these help in a straight line. If you want to change the sway and "wollow" then a sway bar kit would be beneficial.

    Adam

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Do these work just as good with Autos?

StangBeast

  • The main thing Lower Control Arms (LCA) are for is to reduce wheel hop. Whether a stick or auto, if you have wheel hop, these will almost certainly eliminate it. If you still have some wheel hop after installing, then add an Upper control arm as well.

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Customer Reviews (18) Write a Review

Overall Rating 4.7

out of 5 stars

Installation Time:Afternoon

  • Handling Improvement 4.352941 4.4
  • Fit 4.764706 4.8
  • Bang For Your Buck 4.352941 4.4



  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    May 21, 2013

    Little improvement but a Tremendous Improvement

    The product fix nice and my shop said it was not hard to install. However I expected a bigger improvement. I still experience significent wheel hop when I put the pedal to the floor.

    Longhorn

    Year: 2012 Submodel: GT Austin, TX

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    March 25, 2013

    Better take off

    I bought this item simply because I wanted faster take off. And that's what I got. This control arms and the 4.10 gears have made my car faster in the 0-60 time. If your like me that love speed I suggest you buy this!!!!!

    AlanizGT

    Year: 2011 Submodel: GT Colorado Springs, CO, USA

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    March 25, 2013

    Stop the hop

    Slam your foot down and pop the clutch this works!

    Richnstang

    Year: 2008 Submodel: GT Floresville,Tx

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    February 15, 2013

    This product really improves the get up and go of your Mustang

    I immediately noticed a huge difference in how quick my Mustang got up and went from a low roll! As well as a quick response on the highway! I would definitely recommend this product for better launches, handling, and less wheel spin from a low roll. Great product for an amazing price! Thanks American muscle!

    TorqueMachine05

    Year: 2005 Submodel: GT Corpus Christi, TX, USA

    Helpful (2) (0)

  • 3/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    July 21, 2015

    Sound

    When I went to the workshop to install it, the mechanic told me that this peace will make a sound after a few months, and he was right. It started to make a sound after about 6 months.

    Madhoon

    Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (1) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    May 17, 2013

    Feel The Launch

    First off MUCH BETTER than Stock!! Pair it off with some 3.73 gears and BOOM you have something else! Definitely recommend the BBK's!

    JayC

    Year: 2013 Submodel: GT Springfield, VA, USA

    Helpful (2) (1)

  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    April 28, 2013

    Not bad for the price, a lot better than stock.

    The BBK lower control arms are built a lot better than the stamped steel stock ones. I really didn't feel much of a difference after I installed them but the fact they are stronger gives a better feeling of confidence overall. Install took about 2 hours only because my torque wrench was junk. Directions are simple to follow as well.

    Pournaras05

    Year: 2013 Submodel: GT San Diego, CA, USA

    Helpful (1) (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    March 22, 2013

    Winning

    I got these knowing all they did was supposedly stop hop n spin and wowzers even before the 275 rear tires, just took off. My buddies got a 03 term with just a k n n cai. With the lca and my boltons i know keep up with his launch and just pull hard. Thank american muscle again for great product.

    diddy

    Year: 2006 Submodel: GT jersey

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    August 09, 2014

    bbk lower control arms are great

    i had to replace a pair i bought earlier in the season the bushings kept splitting. i wont name the brand.ive had the bbk for a month now and i can feel the diffrence when wot it is stiffer than the other brand i owned. im happier with the bbk lower control arms..better take off and the ride is great..

    FastOne

    Year: 2011 Submodel: GT500 Lockport, NY 14094, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    February 15, 2013

    Great buy for my 2012 stang

    This was a great purchase for my 12' mustang. I feel it in my acceleration and also when I'm turning to go with my 4:10 gears.

    Ponyboy12

    Year: 2012 Submodel: GT Abilene, TX, USA

    Helpful (0) (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    November 08, 2012

    bbk rear lower control arms

    Install on my 06 mustang Better traccion and more stability

    elvis555

    Year: 2006 Submodel: V6 New Jersey, USA

    Helpful (2) (6)

  • 5/5

    August 17, 2016

    Easy to install

    This fixed a lot of problems I was having with squeaking in the rear of my 07 Mustang gt. It took a day, but well worth it.

    Rebecca

    Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    June 17, 2016

    Great product

    Helped a lot with ride and handling easy to install just hand tools the ride is harder but it's a mustang not a fusion lol

    Prorider246

    Year: 2010 Submodel: GT

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    December 19, 2015

    Very very nice!

    Love these lca's big a beefy which is what they should be for a RWD car! Gonna get the relocation brackets soon to help with the balance of where it shifts the weight of the car. Overall these are a great choice to buy and a easy install only hard thing was breaking the bolts loose.

    Airrick

    Year: 2012 Submodel: V6 Ellicott City

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    December 27, 2014

    Way more traction

    Installation took no time. Shipping was as usaul, 2 days. Thanks AM! Always make sure to torque bolts too 129ft pounds.

    Htrlman1

    Year: 2014 Submodel: GT Spring, TX, USA

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    September 28, 2014

    Great quality

    Took this out the box and inspected every inch and it was flawless, Thanks AM and BBK for selling such high quality products. This is one of those items that whether you feal the difference or not its clearly better for your Stang in the long run. I have a 2013 and the stock bushing was already rusted bare metal.

    StangBeast

    Year: 2013 Submodel: GT WA

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    May 02, 2014

    Wheel hop eliminated

    I could not believe that the wheel hop I had experienced was completely eliminated with these arms. Installation was a breeze! No problems whatsoever. Thanks.

    rarert

    Year: 2013 Submodel: GT Indianapolis, IN

    Helpful (0) (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    March 07, 2014

    great! !!!

    Great product. Bang for your buck. .. does exactly what they say they are going to do definitely less wheel hot.

    Greatness

    Year: 2011 Submodel: GT Raleigh, NC, USA

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