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Mini-Tub Leaf Spring Suspension System

 

Technical Data Sheet
Installation Guide

 
 

The mini-tub leaf-spring suspension from Total Control Products allows substantially greater clearance for extremely large tire and wheel combinations. Relocated shocks and springs combined with the additional mini-tub clearance allow 2-3/4” more tire clearance on each side of the vehicle. Systems include all mounts, offset frame rail inserts, leaf springs, spring plates and shock absorbers. A panhard bar version of the suspension is also offered for sharper and more predictable handling. Optional components include a narrow-width, adjustable-rate anti-roll bar and fabricated Ford 9” housing (FAB9™). Currently available for all styles of 1964-70 Mustangs.

NOTE: '65-66 GT rear valance is not compatible with suspension.

See the E-STORE CATEGORY
Model Year
Mustang 1964-1970
Mini-Tub Leaf Spring Suspension with Panhard Bar

Mini-Tub Leaf Spring Suspension with Panhard Bar

Mini-Tub Leaf Spring Suspension (no Panhard Bar)

Mini-Tub Leaf Spring Suspension

Offset Frame Rails and Mini-Tub Option

Some vehicles may already have mini-tubs installed. For this reason we offer our mini-tub set and offset frame rails as options for the g-Link Suspension. Our fully-boxed rails provide 2-3/4" additional clearance and a significant increase in strength over modified factory rail channels.

Mini-Tub Offset Frame Rails
'64-70 Mustang Mini-Tubs Offset Frame Rail Inserts

Suspension Options

Mini-Tub Leaf-Spring Suspension

Mini-Tub Leaf-Spring Suspension with Panhard Bar

This base version of the suspension is well suited for normal street driving and pro-street or modern pro-touring style stance.

 

Purchase Item5868-M10

Mini-Tub Leaf-Spring Suspension

The addition of the panhard bar dramatically enhances performance with improved cornering stability and adjustable roll center height.

 

Purchase Item5868-M10-PB

Mini-Tub Leaf-Spring Suspension with Panhard Bar

 

Splined-End Adjustable Anti-Roll Bar

Our unique splined bar end adapter provides a larger contact surface that reduces stress and wear on the polymer bearing. The billet arm attaches with a groove-locked pinch bolt, creating a play-free joint with that is extremely narrow. Three end-link positions to enable suspension tuning through bar rate adjustments.

 

Purchase Item5868-M10-ARB

Splined-End Adjustable Anti-Roll Bar Anti-Roll Bar Exploded View

 

Leaf Spring Options

Total Control leaf springs are manufactured from the finest alloy steel to provide the best possible performance for your Mustang. Our leaf springs are available in two modified-eye styles and three-separate spring configurations, providing lower-than-stock ride height, with three levels of ride quality and performance.

 

--- See our Leaf Spring selection ---

Leaf Spring Set  
Mid-Eye - 1" lower

Reverse-Eye - 1-1/2" lower

Shock Options

VariShock Bolt-Ins

VariShock Bolt-Ins are a versatile line of high-end performance shocks that overcome the major shortcomings of traditional gas shocks and low-end twin-tube shocks.

 

Purchase ItemVAS 12042-515 - SensiSet (SS) factory-valved (pair)

Purchase ItemVAS 12142-515- QuickSet 1 (QS1) single-adjustable (pair)

Purchase ItemVAS 12242-515- QuickSet 2 (QS2) double-adjustable (pair)

 

 

 

SensiSet - Factory-Valved QuickSet 1 - Single-Adjustable QuickSet 2 - Double-Adjustable

Hardware Options

U-Bolt Set

 

Leaf Spring Perch Set

Purchase ItemTCP LSP-03 - U-Bolt Set for 2-13/16" to 3" axle tubes  

Purchase ItemTCP LSP-06 - Perch set for 2-5/8" to 2-3/4" axle tubes

Purchase ItemTCP LSP-07 - Perch set for 3" to 3-1/4" axle tubes

FAB9 Rear End Housing Options

Direct-fit FAB9™ fabricated Ford 9" housings are structurally superior to OEM-style stamped housings and are highly recommended in large-tire performance applications. Heavy-duty, leafspring pads are clocked for correct pinion angle and perfect alignment with our relocated leaf-spring position.

Mini-Tub FAB9 Rear End Houisng
Housing shown with Late Big-Ford ends.
Pro-Touring Floater Housing End
Pro-Touring Floater housing ends
available in 5-lug or center-lock hub versions
Item Number Material Housing Ends Max. Width Min. Width
Purchase Item84M10-P01 Mild Steel Late Big-Ford Sealed 57-1/4" 55-1/4"
Purchase Item84M10-P11 4130 Late Big-Ford Sealed 57-1/4" 55-1/4"
Purchase Item84M10-P0B Mild Steel Pro-Touring Floater 57-1/4" 55-1/4"
Purchase Item84M10-P1B 4130 Pro-Touring Floater 57-1/4" 55-1/4"
NOTE: Housing widths measured wheel-to-wheel using 1/4" thick brake hats.

 

All specifications and prices listed throughout the website and linked documents are subject to change.

 

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