Upper control arm sits on top of frame following new coil spring installation. Is this normal until weight of engine is in?


Asked by Apr 07, 2017 at 09:02 AM about the 1965 Ford Galaxie

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Installed new coil springs....upper control arm is resting on rubber bushing...tremendous tension.....is this normal until the weight of engine is in

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yes..do you have the rubber stops? or you can add them > https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sdk-c3dz-3020-a? seid=srese1&cm_mmc=pla-google-_-shopping-_-srese1-_-scott- drake&gclid=CjwKEAjw8ZzHBRCUwrrV59XinXUSJADSTE5kKonffPJt b3tvuWxjfEkGl-bn76Jm3BiTTImO3niI7xoCps_w_wcB


Yes the rubber stop are installed and the tension from the spring rest on those stops. I needed to confirm that the additional weight from engine is what is missing to remove the tension off the those upper control arm stops..........Thanks for your time

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