How to Replace Control Arms and Bushings to Fix a Bouncy Suspension

Datum objavljivanja: 29. Lip 2020.
Learn how to replace control arms and bushings to fix a car with a bouncy suspension. I show you how to figure out what is causing the bounce (shocks or bushings) and then I show you how to replace the upper and lower trailing arms and install new poly bushings. Then we take the DriftStang to the track and test her out!
How to Replace Struts:
How to Replace Shocks:
How to Install Coilovers:
Tools and Products I used:
Upper and Lower Trailing Arms:
Torque Wrench:
Extendable Ratchet:
Rubber Mallet:
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  • I have around 260,000 miles with original control arms from factory, would you recommend replacing them? My ball joints are bad but with the amount of miles I have, I figured I’d just replace the control arms. What do you suggest?

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  • “The mustang becomes a mustang, and it wants to spin out” so basically like hitting crowds? 😄

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  • Well if you go to the track it's maybe just maybe a good idea to change a bent wheel. Look from 17:58 onwards


  • My shop wants $1,000 to fix this, oil change, and brake fluid change. So here I am ((: thanks Chris

  • imagine having two almost identical mustangs, one set up for drag racing, the other set up for drifting.

  • I still wanna see a new steering wheel and stripped interior

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  • 11:48

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  • 17:58 Chris, your wheel have dent. or it's not centered

  • Love your videos. You are so thorough. I'm having my lower control arms and sway bars replaced next week. How long does this job take and average cost?

  • Why aren't you making Driftstang videos anymores

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  • He should really get a aftermarket steering wheel

  • "It's a little bit tight, but that's good". Always my friend.

  • what happened to the supercharger ?

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  • I love the driftstang, it's gonna be sweet to see how it's looking after you get a few more track days with the upgraded suspension.

    • It's going to be awesome!

  • Supercharger install coming soon?

  • Who is here just because there car is no issues but watching

  • So when’s the supercharger install ?

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  • First let me say that I really like your videos. I found you originally when looking for tips on soldering wires. You not only helped me get that job done perfectly BUT you also included a bonus tip of putting dielectric grease on the solder joint, pulling the shrink tubing on, heating it from the center and watching the grease come squeezing out the satisfying!! And perfect!! And I like perfect. That being said...written? Anyhow..the springs control the car's ride height and suspension travel. And the shocks control the springs. You wrote that control arms and bushings have something to do with bouncy suspension, a bouncy ride. Well..control arms are fastened to the chassis using bushings. If they're worn then the car's handling will suffer and also, it shouldn't pass inspection. But worn bushings will not cause the suspension to move up and down. Up and down movement is controlled by the shocks, compression damping is down, rebound damping is up...they control it whether or not the car has worn bushings! If you've got a bouncy car, get new shocks!! A friend of mine has a badass '67 Camaro. As a little trick you scare all the newcomers away every crew years, he'll remove his front shocks. He'll get to the line, launch it a little, hit the brakes so the front suspension compresses, then let off the brakes and punch the throttle again and boom, he's seeing the sky! Wheelies in a big American muscle car! Edit: You got me! I should've watched the entire video before making a comment like this..oops, sorry! I still truly don't understand how that bushing slop causes bounce. I don't understand how anything but shocks even could possibly control up and down motion. But I'm not a I'm not gonna worry!

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  • this might seem unrelated but now that i understand more about the Rear suspension play being bad for handling, now i know that i need to do something with my mtb rear suspension too xD

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  • Supercharge when though?

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  • im waiting for the video: How to install aTwin turbo in your car

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  • Can you please do more upgrades to the driftstang like a spoiler or a roll cage

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  • I highly appreciate your video thank you so much , I just have one quick question , what do you mean to torque down by lowering the jack ? I didn't get that part.

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  • 6:15, agreed...

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  • When you gonna put the supercharger

  • Great advice on securing the car once it's in the air. That's how I was taught and have used this method forever.

  • How long till the next driftstang video

    • @ChrisFix ok thank you very much and im exited to see whats in store for the driftstang and i cant wait to see when you put the roll cage in and the new steering wheel and the harness its gonna be awsome. Thank you so much for the reply im so happy about that and i love your videos keep up the amazing work.

    • When life can get back to normal and the dynos/tuners/tracks can open up safely, there will be plenty of DriftStang videos for you guys!

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  • Still waiting on that supercharger

  • It's better to put a turbo because then you get the sututuuttutututututu

    • Wouldn't be beneficial with the way I drift lol

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  • So when you hitting this car with the supercharger

    • Once the dynos and tuners can open back up it'll be getting installed!