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Ford Performance GT500 Style Strut Mount Upgrade (05-14 All)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Improves Handling and Performance
    • Upgrade Replacement
    • Original Equipment on 2011-2014 Shelby GT500 Coupes
    • Increased Durometer (Hardness)
    • Sold as a Set of Two
    • Direct fit on 2005-2010 GT, V6 and 2007-2014 Shelby GT500
    • Optional fit on 2011-2014 GT and V6 when installed with 2005-2010 Ford Racing Lowering Struts/Springs

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    Hey everybody, I'm Justin with AmericanMuscle.com with my detailed review of the Ford Racing GT500 Style Strut Mount Upgrades available for your 2005 to 2014 Mustang.Now there's a couple of reasons why you should be checking out the GT500 Style Strut Mounts from Ford Racing. First and foremost, they are a necessary upgrade if you do plan on running '05 to '10 style struts on your '11 to '14 Mustang. Now this is a common issue, as anyone with a lowered S197 will tell you.In addition to that, the Ford Racing GT500 Style Strut Mounts will be an affordable upgrade and replacement for a set of damaged, worn out or noisy factory strut mounts on your S197.Now first up guys, what is a strut mount? Well, as the name implies, it's basically something that's going to connect the front strut to the actual vehicle. Now typically it's constructed like a sandwich. We have a metal top plate here with the studs that go through the strut tower. Generally you're going to have some kind of rubber material here in the middle which is going to help isolate or dampen any road noise. And then finally on the bottom we have some sort of bearing plate here which acts like a steering pivot, and typically it's that bearing that wears out.This is a simple part again guys that will appeal to two different groups of people. Now first and foremost, again, this will be affordable upgrade or replacement for a set of beat factory strut mounts like we talked about a little bit earlier. And this statement is definitely geared more towards the older S197s or even the higher mileage S197s who might be experiencing some of the symptoms of a damaged or worn out strut mount.Some of the big symptoms of a worn out front strut mount include excess steering play, improper tire wear, or probably the most common symptom I guess you could say, would be a lot of clunking from the front end. Especially when you go over speed bumps and things like that.Now, a good way to determine if your strut mount is actually causing the noise instead of a beat end link for instance, is to put your hand on top of the actual strut in the engine bay, with the hood open of course, and have someone carefully lift up and down on the fender nearest the strut. Now if it is a damaged strut mount, then you should actually feel that clunking or the vibration through your hand here, which is usually a dead giveaway of a bad strut mount. Now if that sounds like your ride, then chances are it's probably time to replace those front strut mounts.Now these guys are going to be a solid upgrade not only because they're fresh, they're brand new, but also because of the original purpose they were intended for. These were actually original equipment on all '11 to '14 Shelby GT500 which, as we all know, were the king of the production Mustang for that particular generation, and as such, were built just a little bit better in regards to performance-oriented parts, the strut mounts being one of them.Now these guys were actually built with a slightly firmer or harder durometer for the rubber bushing here, which is going to result in slightly improved handling and steering response.Now, with that said, will bolt in these things up to your S197 make it turn over a G on the skid pad by themselves? Well, obviously not here, guys. However, they will offer an improvement through tighter steering feel again, along with a better build quality and materials.So that's one reason why you might want to check these things out from a replacement or upgrade aspect. Let's talk about the second reason real quick, and that is basically using the older S197 suspension components on your later gen. Basically using the '05 to '10 stuff on your '11 to '14 Mustang.Now this isn't as big of an issue now as it was a couple of years ago, because a lot of these suspension companies have already released their '11 to '14 specific components. However, it still is a common issue that people go through for one reason or another. The reason for the issue is that the piston rod or strut shaft on the actual strut, whatever you want to call it, is slightly different between the two cars, and that's why you can't use the '05 to '10 struts with an '11 to '14 factory strut mount. However, picking up a set of these Ford Racing GT500 Style Strut Mounts will allow you to bolt up those older style struts to your '11 to '14 Mustang.Now generally this is going to be the more cost effective or more affordable way of doing this. Your other option would be to go with an aftermarket caster camber plate, which are a little bit more dough than these but they do offer some additional adjustment in the end.Speaking of dough, these are definitely again going to be your most affordable option when it comes to bolting up the older struts to your newer gen S197, coming in right around the hundred dollar price point. A far cry from those aftermarket caster camber plates which can range anywhere from $200 to $300.As far as the install, guys, obviously you will need to remove those front struts in order to gain access to the actual strut mounts here, but overall really not that difficult. Just make sure you have a decent socket set and wrenches on hand, along with a spring compressor, and finally a way to get the car off the ground whether it be a lift, jack, jack stands, whatever.Now, if you've done suspension work in the past, then you know this really isn't all that difficult, guys, just a few nuts and bolts is really all you're tackling here. So let's call it one out of three wrenches on the difficulty meter, maybe a few hours in the garage or driveway to get everything installed.Overall guys, the GT500 Style Strut Mounts from Ford Racing are going to be beneficial to a couple of different people as we already discussed. Whether you're replacing some worn out stockers or you want to use the older suspension on your '11 to '14 S197, this will definitely be an affordable fix that will offer some additional benefits as well.So be sure to check out a set for your S197 right here at AmericanMuscle.com.

    Improves Handling. Improve the handling and performance of your Mustang by replacing those soft factory front strut mounts with an upgraded harder pair that were featured as original equipment on the 2011-2014 Shelby GT500 Coupe Mustangs.

    Ford Racing Quality. When adding performance suspension parts to your Pony, trust the folks that know it best to provide top quality components that are made to out perform and out last the competition.

    Application.
    This pair of Ford Racing Strut Mounts are a direct fit upgrade for the 2005-2010 GT, V6, and 2007-2014 Shelby GT500. They will also fit 2011-2014 GT and V6 models, but will require 2005-2010 Ford Racing lowering springs and struts/shocks for proper installation.

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

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

    2011-2014 GT and V6 models will require 2005-2010 Ford Racing lowering springs and struts/shocks for installation

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        5 Top Rated Questions

        P Springs and Tokiko D spec If I use the Ford Racing P springs and the Tokiko D spec shocks/struts will I be able to get a correct alignment? Just wondering if the D specs would work with these and if I would have to use camber bolts or not. Thanks

        • Yes they will work, and here is a PROVEN trick for + .5 positive degrees camber...point the arrow/notch TOWARDS the engine instead of away as usual. This will most likely get you in spec. As far as the cc plates, not sure on the j&ms, but with maximum motorsports cc plates is as simple as remove the top plate,replace and you have both...probably the same with those,not sure 100%, but most companies copy each other lol ;)

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        Can you use these with caster camber adjustment plate? I am doing some suspension upgrades and would like to know if its a good idea to use these with a caster camber plate?

        • Don't see why not, had friends do it, just replace top plate with CC plate...ford even says its cool lol ;)

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        will these not work if you have eibach springs and koni shocks for 11-14 gt?

        • The Ford Performance GT500 Style Strut Mount Upgrade will require Ford Racing Springs and Struts from a 2005-2010 Mustang to fit on a 2011-2014 GT properly. Eibach springs and Koni shocks will not support these strut mounts.

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        Fitment with SR lowering springs and struts? Do these strut mounts work well with SR lowering springs? Also will I need to upgrade my struts to eliminate that annoying front end popping sound after car is lowered?

        • Your OEM struts are not the problem regarding the popping. Your MOUNTS are the problem. These mounts have high grade ball bearings, and the insulators fit the springs perfectly, which the OEM mounts don't. Not only will the SR springs fit the mounts, you can keep your stock struts, and use the mount and springs together. I fitted this mount with Ford M-5300-P springs, and it is ultra quiet under all conditions, and the steering is smooth as glass. THE PROBLEMS ARE NOT THE SPRINGS (LOWERED OR NOT), NOR IS IT THE STRUTS. IT IS THE STOCK MOUNTS. THEY ARE JUNK. GET A PAIR, AND YOU WILL REALLY LIKE IT.

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        will this fit an 2008 v6 mustang with OEM strust and spring. And it come in pairs or thats the price for each strut?

        • This pair of Ford Racing Strut Mounts are a direct fit upgrade for the 2005-2010 GT and V6 Mustang with factory struts and springs. This is a kit sold in a pair of two!

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        10 More Questions
        Do you recommend getting an alignment after installing the mounts? 1 answer
        Hi. I have a 08 gt with lowered springs and koni yellow struts and I was wondering if this would lift the car? They look taller then my stock mounts . Thank you 1 answer
        Do I need these for the rear also?? 1 answer
        Is compatible with koni orange strut and sr performance lower spring ?? 0 answer
        I 'm looking to purchase your Koni STR.T Suspension package for my 2014 GT 5.0.What do you recommend to replace my existing strut mounts? Thanx! 1 answer
        Can anyone tell me what direction the notch and arrow on the strut mount is supposed to face while on the car? 1 answer
        Will these fit my 06 gt mustang with Eibach pro lowering kit and orange Koni struts? 1 answer
        Will I need to get my car aligned after installing these since I’m removing my shocks? 1 answer
        My 07 gt with 60k miles came with the ford performance assembled handling pack. Took it to the shop and they said I only need strut mount replacements. Can I just buy the same strut mounts or do I need to buy the front strut and springs again to go with it ? 1 answer
        Just to clarify, these strut mounts will fit on a stock suspension for a 2005 V6? I'm needing to change mine and am looking for replacements. 1 answer

          Customer Reviews (100+) Write a Review

          Ratings Summary

          4.7 out of 5 overall rating from 100+ customers

          Installation Time: Afternoon

          Installation Cost: $100-$250





          • January 05, 2020

            5 2007 GT - Elswepe Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Perfect!

            Just installed the mounts today, and thank God! I knew my driver side mount was pretty bad, and passenger side was not far behind, but I had no idea till I compressed the spring from my driver side and attempted to pull off the old mount... it broke into three pieces. Bight and day difference since installed. No more popping when turning or even the slightest bumps. I can change lanes by just barely rotating my steering wheel again. Very happy with this mount set, even if it's a temporary install as I'll get my coil over kit in about 2 months.

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          • January 05, 2020

            3 2007 V6 - JimmyC Installation Time: Afternoon

            GT500 Strut Mounts

            The reason i give these a 3/5 is because the first set i bought, i was torquing them to spec. and the stud broke. so i has to return them and get new ones. so definitely make sure you torque them correctly and do not over torque. Overall, pretty nice, they do the job, good upgrade over stock.

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          • December 28, 2019

            5 2005 GT - larryj754 Installation Time: Afternoon

            Should have replaced them when I did the struts!

            Mine were good but not adjustable like these. The old 'stang needs help with some positive camber and these do that.

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          • December 26, 2019

            5 2005 GT - Martinr Installation Time: Afternoon

            GT500’s strut mounts

            It is what I needed for my mustang I had the stock strut mounts and as soon I installed I could tell the difference

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          • December 07, 2019

            5 2010 V6 - khatx Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            A must have for your struts

            Replaced the struts with a set of Pedders, and bought these after reading up on them. Very glad I did, it's a perfect combination for an upgrade. They feel beefy and great quality right out of the box. Was getting a clunking sound going over bumps and that's gone now, ride feels tighter.

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          • December 04, 2019

            5 2006 GT - Kabz53 Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Great product

            Good product fit great, works much better than the factory, defiantly a upgrade to the suspension

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          • November 06, 2019

            5 2005 GT - Jsaucedo126 Installation Time: Afternoon

            Good

            Noticed a knocking noise near the front tires when I hit bumps even after replacing the shocks and front control arms, Inner and outer tie rods. when changing shocks it is recommended to change the strut mounts as well, but I didn't these struts took the noise away.

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          • October 31, 2019

            5 2007 GT - YuriM Installation Time: Shop Install

            Top mounts

            Great fit and smooth bearing movement. Feels good handling on the road. Replaced the struts at the same time, so not sure how long it would take to just replace the mounts.

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          • October 28, 2019

            5 2007 GT - oleeb Installation Time: Shop Install

            Oh Yeah

            The clunking has left, the Higher front end has it looking like a 69-70s model. Handling has improved over with my combination of ad ons. Thx.

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          • October 26, 2019

            1 2014 V6 - JavohirS

            It does NOT fit factory struts for 2014 V6

            The review is for incorrect page info. The description says it fits all Mustangs V6, GT. However, mounts will not fit the factory struts for 2014 V6.

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          • October 22, 2019

            5 2012 V6 - Torkair Installation Time: Afternoon

            Best bang for the buck

            I have used these on 2 different cars, an 06 and a '12. The 06 had worn out mounts that needed replacing, the '12 was getting a shock/strut upgrade (parts originally intended for the 06, which was totaled). Absolutely worth the money and effort both times! Would recommend having a shop install them on your struts unless you have access to a strut spring compressor though.

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          • October 17, 2019

            5 2006 GT - Shadow1234 Installation Time: Afternoon

            Worked great

            Worked great after my bbk caster camber plate broke and for the money it was a great alternative to the caster camber plates so far so good

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          • September 27, 2019

            5 2008 GT - Tannin Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            It has done great

            No more clunk fixed my issues if your thinking the clunk on your front end is something else try these first I wish I did

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          • September 16, 2019

            5 2007 GT - WarrenE Installation Time: Afternoon

            Strut mount

            This GT500 strut mount is so much better than the OEM one that the GT had. Clunky noise went away. I would definitely Dre place this with any spring or strut replacement.

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          • August 22, 2019

            1 2005 V6 - Stanger

            Broke easily

            I bought this product and when I opened the box the mount was already broken. Asked for replace but they said can't. I would rate 5 if they accept return and the product worked fine.

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          • August 10, 2019

            5 2007 GT - 2007GT Installation Time: Full Day

            Great fit

            They are a great fit and supreme quality. The different between the pen and Ford Performance is incredible. I recommend the upgrade

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          • August 03, 2019

            5 2007 V6 - L33 Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Worth it

            the Ford performance GT500 strut mounts are well worth the extra money whether you're going for performance or just refreshing your suspension

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          • July 29, 2019

            5 2007 GT - orangestang Installation Time: Afternoon

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          • July 27, 2019

            5 2007 GT - Aikijutsuvt Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Great addition

            Works well with lowering springs and upgraded shocks and struts

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          • June 17, 2019

            3 2011 GT - Chris

            misboxed?

            I ordered these strut mounts for my 07 and they work great, I recently ordered the exact same mount and struts for my 2011 and the hole was way too small for the struts. I ordered exact same parts for both cars and its as iff the mounts were misboxed and go to a smaller strut shaft.

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