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Has anyone out there done the Shelby Drop on their ride? That is, drilling another set of mounting holes to mount the upper control arm 1" lower (1" lower and 1/8" back on 65-66 models). Supposed to create negative camber when cornering.
I know that Shelby did it to his 65 GT350s, but others?
Anyway, in terms of handling and all around drivability, is it a good idea, bad idea, what?? ::
 

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Very popular mod.
I've done it, highly recommend you do as well ::

For me, the only negative part is it makes the car more difficult to align, which is way offset by the increased handling.
 

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My Cougar and my kid's Stang both have the 1" drop. However, I now wish I had got the Global West negative roll tubular control arms and done a 1.5" drop or even a 1 7/8". The 1" drop doesn't really give you negative camber, it gives you less positive camber. Body roll eats up a lot of the improved camber curve. Here's a pic of the GW pieces, $599:

http://www.globalwest.net/mnr46kit.jpg

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Did it on mine; made a huge difference. Might take you a weekend if you're slow. Do it.
 
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