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Old 07-20-2013, 16:28   #1 (permalink)
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2004 taurus suspension swap????

Can I swap my stock Taurus suspension to a mustang suspension? If so how much fab am I going to have to do.
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Re: 2004 taurus suspension swap????

Why? Anything is possible but seems like a colossal waist of time and effort. Taurus is front wheel drive. The two suspensions are totally different like spring rates steering set up ect. What are you trying to gain?


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Unless you are trying to build some sort of one-off custom or drag car, there's no sense in doing this. There will be a tremendous amount of fab work to weld in all of the control arm mounts and such. As stated in a previous reply, Taurus is FWD, Mustang is RWD.
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Re: 2004 taurus suspension swap????

If you're looking for an upgrade to your suspension, I'd look at the SHO. The rear of a Mustang has to support the car and assist in the transference of torque, where the Taurus just supports the car and keeps the tires in the road. The front end of the Mustang stabilizes the steering, but it does not have to deal with controlling of the torque like the 'Stang. If you chose to, you could turn the Taurus into a rear wheel drive, but there's a whole bunch of mods you'll need to consider.
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Re: 2004 taurus suspension swap????

ok true they are two completely different cars fwd and rwd. I am trying to find a bump steer kit for my car and cant find anything, every time I start looking all I get is for trucks and mustangs and I got to thinking why not swap some stuff and start a project car. after I get the wife a new car that is.
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Re: 2004 taurus suspension swap????

I don't think you can get a bump steer kit for any front wheel drive application. I may be off on this, but due to the fact that the front wheels are pulling the car, it negates the ability for bump steer.
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