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Old 12-17-2007, 06:10 AM
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Default Which springs for the rear?

I want to lower the back end 1 inch. What are the best springs?

(I'm going for comfort over ride handling)

oh, and do I need to replace other parts too, if I'm just lowering the back end 1 inch?

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Old 12-17-2007, 06:29 AM
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Roush is your best bet
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Old 12-17-2007, 09:33 AM
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Ok, I just looked at the Roush site, and am going about to order these:



look good? It doesn't say say how much it lowers the back end, do you know?

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Old 12-17-2007, 09:51 AM
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Default RE: Which springs for the rear?

uh, didn't we go over this with you in september?

https://mustangforums.com/m_2911712/mpage_2/key_/tm.htm

i think the followngare safe estimates:

roush rear: 1"
steeda ultralite: 1.25"
eibach pro kit: 1.4"

give or take...
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Old 12-17-2007, 10:54 AM
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3/4" drop with the Roush shocks.
Evens her out pretty good.

[IMG]local://upfiles/69445/D4727382D6CA4E30AA4C65D7675206BD.jpg[/IMG]

I would get the matching Roush shocks also. $174.95 MossMustang.
Or http://store.roushperformance.com/detail.aspx?ID=324
$124.95 Roush RearSprings
$25 or soforPanHard and SwayBarPoly bushings fromMossMustang.
Bout $340 after shipping and such+ the install $$s.

I didnt try Roush Springs with stock shocks but would recommend
getting the Roush Shocks at the same time. I hear that the
stockers will wear out faster with Roush rear springs than OEM
springs. [:@]
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Old 12-17-2007, 10:58 AM
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Side view:

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http://www.troyfordracing.com/product/Roush-Mustang-Rear-Coil-Springs-(Pair)/RoushMustangRearCoilSpringsPair.aspx

You can email the difference to [email protected] via paypal
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Old 12-17-2007, 02:42 PM
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Default RE: Which springs for the rear?

Just ordered both, thanks for all the advice guys.

Howarmat, I will pay you in love.
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Good choice.
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Old 12-17-2007, 04:05 PM
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ORIGINAL: howarmat

http://www.troyfordracing.com/produc...ringsPair.aspx

You can email the difference to [email protected] via paypal
I just ordered a set............

Thanks for the link!
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