Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?

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I'm looking at options for the rear suspension on my '66 fastback. I really like the Maier Racing rear suspension kit with the 4.5 leaf springs and the panhard bar:
https://www.maierracing.com/product/mustang-rear-suspension-kit/
However I was wondering whether anyone had any feedback on local options that may be just as good with a similar set up that may save on shipping.

Appreciate any comments options, etc.
Cam

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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2019, 04:59:10 PM »
The local Aussie agents for Mike Maier Inc are active members on the forum:

http://www.awolprotouring.com.au/blank-1

Just send booah a PM

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Why do you want a panhard bar?

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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2019, 10:51:40 AM »
Thanks Dwayne, I wasn't aware of a local agent. Are there any other local options on offer that anyone has experience with?

I know there's some debate about a panhard bar vs Watts Linkage, but the panhard bar is just my preference.

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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2019, 10:54:54 AM »
I'm just going with Del-a-lum bushes to control my lateral movement.

The bushes are far better than my driving skills, so anything more on my car is overkill for me.

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Thanks Dwayne, I wasn't aware of a local agent. Are there any other local options on offer that anyone has experience with?

I know there's some debate about a panhard bar vs Watts Linkage, but the panhard bar is just my preference.

Cam

So you don't know why you want a panhard bar?

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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2019, 01:28:12 PM »
So you don't know why you want a panhard bar?

Because he wants a hard pan?  :shrug:

Not saying it's the case here, but some people want something just because they want it but don't really know why...
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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2019, 01:50:16 PM »
Because he wants a hard pan?  :shrug:

Not saying it's the case here, but some people want something just because they want it but don't really know why...

That's how I got a Mustang.

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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2019, 02:01:23 PM »
That's how I got a Mustang.

Me too!   :lmao:
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Lol, you guys are funny today....oh wait a minute, you guys are funny every day.  :lmao:
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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2019, 09:25:44 AM »
I'm just going with Del-a-lum bushes to control my lateral movement.

The bushes are far better than my driving skills, so anything more on my car is overkill for me.

this is so true for much stuff..
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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2019, 09:29:18 AM »
There's also these guys for a Watts Link:

http://www.raceproducts.net/adjustable-roll-centre-watts-linkage/index.html

Lots of these units on the Touring Car Masters cars.

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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #12 on: July 11, 2019, 06:59:35 PM »
More than happy to discuss the Mike Maier Inc options if you want to pm me your details. I just got back from the US and spent a few days there with him getting updates and info on his line of products. I also have his springs and pan hard bar installed on my Mach1.
Pics on Instagram if you want to look, awolprotouring
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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2019, 01:15:33 PM »
More than happy to discuss the Mike Maier Inc options if you want to pm me your details. I just got back from the US and spent a few days there with him getting updates and info on his line of products. I also have his springs and pan hard bar installed on my Mach1.
Pics on Instagram if you want to look, awolprotouring
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Re: Rear suspension advice - Maier, or is there a local option?
« Reply #14 on: October 24, 2019, 09:25:23 AM »
Just replied to your PM Steve

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