Installing BMR Suspensionâ€™s caster/camber plates for the S550
By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of BMR Suspension
From the jump, the crew at BMR Suspension took the S550 platform and started developing parts. Despite the platform maturing and other development cars coming along, the company hasnâ€™t slowed its pace in designing new parts to sharpen the performance of the latest Mustangs.
Case in point is the companyâ€™s new caster/camber platesÂ (PN CP001; $279.95)Â for the 2015+ Mustang, which BMR recently announced over on our forum. If you are new to the Mustang platform, you might not realize that these parts provide the kind of adjustability you need to dial your carâ€™s suspension geometry after lowering springs join the party.
â€œThe factory strut mount is non-adjustable. It has a rubber bushing mounting the upper strut,â€ BMRâ€™s Ford specialist, Kelly Aiken, explained. â€œThe biggest advantage to upgrading is to adjust your caster and your camber for tire-wear purposes or performance purposes.â€
While some might just be concernedÂ about tire wear, the main goal for BMR was to improve the performance of a lowered Mustang. As such, the companyâ€™s reps took to the road course in BMRâ€™s in-house 2015 Mustang GT development car to make sure the plates offered enough adjustability and durability…
For the full story, click here to visit the thread on our forum.