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New Hot Rod Plans Show How to Budget Build Your Own Mustang II Independent Front Suspension

Industry: Automotive

Illustrations, dimensions, templates, and installation tips show how to build the popular street rod Mustang II IFS for a fraction the cost of those sold by hot rod shops

Sycamore, IL (PRUnderground) November 5th, 2013

As Ford Motor Company prepares to introduce its 50th Anniversary Mustang in December, commemorates the “Rodney Dangerfield” of pony cars, the Mustang II, by launching the new plan set, “Build Your Own Mustang II IFS Street Rod Front Suspension for a Fraction the Cost!

Although panned by critics 40 years ago as ugly and slow, the Mustang II’s front suspension quickly became the most popular independent front end with the Street Rod, Resto-Rod, Hot Rod, Rat Rod and Custom Car community. The Mustang II IFS was adopted by drag racers for its light weight and hot rodders not only because it was relatively easy to install, compared to a subframe swap, but also because it handles well, provides improved, modern brakes and easy rack and pinion steering installation as a bonus. has catalogued the Top 10 Reasons Street Rodders Use the Mustang II Front Suspension as an aid to budget-minded rod builders considering purchase of the newly released plans package developed using the latest in CAD (computer aided design) software. The computer-drawn plans, which do not require blueprint reading skills, permit the proper geometry to be developed so that the suspension on one’s home budget-build will be the same quality that professional rod shops sell.

The Mustang II Front Suspension Plans drawing package includes: fourteen 11×17″ pages with illustrations, dimensions and templates showing how to make all parts, assemble them and then install the finished Mustang II Front Suspension successfully in a street rod.’s new Mustang II Street Rod IFS Plans are available for $16.99, postpaid for U.S. and Canada customers ($18.99, international). Detailed listing of the plans package content and ordering information are available at


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