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Installation InstructionsUpper & Lower Control ArmsCoil Over Conversion Kit1963 – 1965 Ford FairlaneCO-2330 Small Block / CO-2335 Big BlockTubular control arm kit contents Assembled control arms Grade 8 hardware Instruction sheetTorque Specifications Coil Over Kit Two (2) Viking Double Adjustable Coil Over Shocks Two (2) Conical High Tensile Springs Two (2) Spring Isolators Two (2) Upper Spring Retainers Two (2) Shock Tower Replacements All Grade 8 HardwareControl Arms to Frame5060 PoundsBushing to cross-shaft 30 PoundsBall Joint Bolts35PoundsShock Mount Bolts 40 PoundsThank you for purchasing performance tubular control arms from Control FreakSuspensions , manufactured in Winter Springs, Florida. We believe these arms are thebest available at any price. Please note that while installation is relatively easy for thosewith mechanical skills and modest experience, novices should employ a professional forinstallation. Also, fit is guaranteed on vehicles that are unmolested that is cars thathave not suffered any front end damage. Such damage can bend or alter the unibodychassis, making installation and alignment more difficult.Installation Of Tubular Upper Control Arms1. Measure your vehicle ride height before you begin. Take the measurements withthe car at rest on a level surface, measuring the ride height from the front of therocker panels to the ground and from the rear of the rocker panels to the ground.Write these measurements down as they will be needed later on.2. The first step is to remove the stock control arms. Please consult a shop manualspecific to your vehicle in order to properly dismantle and remove the necessarysuspension components. Chilton’s, Mitchell or others may be appropriate foryour vehicle. A spring compressor is needed to remove and install the front coilsprings. A COIL SPRING COMPRESSOR COMPRESSES THE SPRING.A COMPRESSED SPRING IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS ANDSHOULD BE DONE WITH EXTREME CARE.

3. Upon removing the upper control arms, make note of the location of anyalignment shims, as they will be reinstalled exactly as they were removed. Onceyou have removed the front shocks, springs and upper control arms, the frontspindles will still be attached to the lower control arms. If lower control arms arealso being installed, the stock lower control arm must be removed and the spindlecarefully set aside. It is not necessary to remove the lower control arms or spindleif only upper control arms are being replaced.4. Fasten the bolts on both upper and lower control arms. Attach snugly but do nottorque them down yet. Make certain you reinstall any alignment shims exactly asthey were removed when dismantling the front suspension. This is a good startingpoint for alignment with the new control arms installed. Since the ball joints arealready installed for you, no additional assembly is required for ball joints.5. If you are installing our coil over conversion kit now is the time to install thecoil over parts which include a pair of newshock tower brackets, two (2) circular upperspring retainers and a pair of springVehicle Shock Towerisolators. If you do not have thecoil-over kit, skip to step 13.6. Remove the stock shock towermounting bracket on each shocktower. Remove the stamped springretainer on the underside of eachfender. Each shock mountingbracket and spring retainer isattached with two (2) bolts. Install anew bracket on each side with thenew flat head bolts. The brackets willonly fit one way. Feed the boltsthrough the spring retainer on theunderside of the fender and capture theshock mount on top of the fender.Tighten the bolts using the suppliedNylock nuts and add blue thread lockerto each bolt.7. The coil over shocks have been prepared foryou. Remove each shock body from itspackage. Screw the spring retaining nutonto the shock body. Apply some anti-seizelubricant on the bottom 1” of threads. Oncethe nut is all the way down you are ready toproceed and the coil over shocks are readyfor installation.

8. Slide the spring (narrow side down)over the coil over body. Place the newspring isolator over the top of the spring.Attach the lower coil over shock body tothe upper control arm spring pocket withthe supplied Grade 8 Hardware. Make itsnug but do not torque it. With the shockmounted to the upper control arm, slipthe top of the coil over shock through thespring retainer and into the shock towerbracket. Install the ½” supplied boltswith washers and Nylock nuts and torqueto 40 ft/pounds.9. Tighten the lower coil over T-Bar tothe upper control arm and torque to 3438 ft/pounds.10. Go back to the spindle nuts and theball joint nuts and tighten everythingdown to the supplied specifications.11. You should screw the coil over bodynut until about 1” of threads are showing.This is a good starting point to set yourride height.NOTE: COIL OVER SHOCKS WILLSETTLE UP TO ¾” AFTER DRIVINGABOUT TEN TO FIFTEEN MILES.Set your starting ride height accordingly.12. You are now ready to measure the ride height again. Take the vehicle of the jack standsand roll it a full car length back and forth two times to allow the suspension to settlecorrectly. Take the same measurements you took in Step 1, from the rocker panels to theground, both at the front and the rear of the rocker panels. Please remember that tubularcontrol arms will lower your car’s front end ride height by about one inch from the stockride height. If your rear springs are tired or worn, the front end may ride higher.13. When the correct ride height is reached, have the vehicle aligned by a professional. Oncethe car is aligned. Torque the bolts holding the control arms to the chassis to 50-60ft/pounds.

Recommended Alignment SpecificationsFor street vehicles, adjust to the following recommended alignment settings:Caster Left: 1 DegreesCaster Right: 1.5 DegreesCamber Left & Right: 0 to 1/4 Degrees NegativeToe In Left & Right: 0 to 1/16”For racing, adjust to the following recommended alignment settings:Caster Left: 2 DegreesCaster Right: 2.5 DegreesCamber Left & Right: 1 to 2 Degrees NegativeToe In Left & Right: 1/32” to 1/8”Note: Race settings vary upon the type of racing doneUpper Control Arm Assembly

DISCLAIMER In an effort to offer our customers value and service, Blue Moon Services LLCd/b/a Control Freak Suspensions (herein referred to as Control Freak) reserves the right to changesuppliers, specifications, colors, prices, materials. Each of the previous items is subject to change withoutnotice. Control Freak is not responsible for any typographical errors or misinterpretations. Quantities arelimited on some items.WARRANTY DISCLAIMER The purchaser understands and recognizes that racing parts,specialized high performance equipment, and all parts and services sold by Control Freak, are exposed tomany and varied conditions due to the manner in which they are installed and used. Control Freak makesno warranties, either expressed or implied, including any warranty of merchantability or fitness for aparticular purpose other than those contained in its current catalog with respect to the goods identified onthe face of the invoice. There is no warranty expressed or implied as to whether the goods sold hereby willprotect purchaser or ultimate user of such goods from injury or death. Control Freak assumes no liabilityfor these suspension products.DAMAGE CLAIMS Always inspect your package upon delivery. Inspect all packages in thepresence of the delivery driver. The driver must note any damage. Ask the driver the Carrier’s proceduresfor handling damage claims. You must hold the original box, packing material and damaged merchandisefor inspection or the carrier will not honor the claim. Notify Control Freak for instructions on returningdamaged goods. Control Freak is not responsible if no notification is given within two (2) days of receipt.SHORTAGES Always check the contents of your delivery to insure all the parts that youordered were received. Please read the invoice and Pack Lists. Double check all packing materials, smallitems may be wrapped inside with these products. Shortages may occur from damage to the box, so save allpacking materials. Inspect the box for holes that would allow parts to fall out. If you are missing anyitem(s) be sure to check your invoice and/or Pack List for back orders or canceled items before calling thecustomer service department. If Control Freak has to split a shipment into multiple boxes, packages may bedelivered on different days. You need to contact the customer service department within 5 days of deliveryto assure the prompt replacement. Control Freak assumes no liability after this period.WARRANTY CLAIMS If an item has a manufacturer’s warranty as being free from defects wewill exchange that item. If the item has been used and you are requesting warranty work, Control Freakwill determine the validity of the claim. If you have any questions please contact customer service.RETURNS Our return policy applies to all suspension systems except Independent FrontSuspension (IFS) systems. Control Freak wants you to be satisfied with your purchase. If within five (5)days after you receive your shipment you are not satisfied, you may return the item for refund, exchange orcredit. This does not apply to any IFS systems. All exchanged or returned merchandise must be inoriginal factory condition with no modifications or alterations. Returned merchandise must include alloriginal packaging materials, warranty cards, manuals, and accessories. If the items being returned need tobe repackaged there will be a re-packing charge of 15%. Pack the item in a sturdy box and include a copyof your invoice and notify us of the return. You must ship orders back PRE-PAID. WE DO NOTACCEPT COD SHIPMENTS. All exchanges need to have reshipping charges included. Items that arereturned after 5 days are subject to 15% restocking charges. Absolutely no returns on custom builtsuspension systems or other special order merchandise. All IFS systems are considered custombuilds. All exchange and/or repair is at the discretion of Control Freak Suspensions.Some items may not be street legal in some countries. Such items may be legal for racing vehicles only which may not be used upon a highwayPage 7

FORDINSTRUCTIONSFAIRLANE FRONT COIL OVERCONVERSION SYSTEMCONTROL FREAK SUSPENSIONS485 South Shell Rd., Suite 5BDeBary, Florida 32713(407) 696-2772 (888) 325-6462 Toll Free (407) 696-6216 FaxSales@FreakRide.comwww.FreakRide.comPage 8

1963 – 1965 Ford Fairlane CO-2330 Small Block / CO-2335 Big Block Tubular control arm kit contents Assembled control arms Grade 8 hardware Instruction sheet Coil Over Kit Two (2) Viking Double Adjustable Coil Over Shocks Two (2) Conical High Tensile Springs Two (2) Spring Isolators Two (2) Upper Spring Retainers Two (2) Shock Tower Replacements All Grade 8 Hardware Thank you for purchasing .

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