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Old 06-21-2009, 03:19 AM   #1  
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So right now my suspension is all stock except for subframe connectors and I just spent over $100 on a new rear end after breaking down about 2 weeks ago. I wanna do suspension next. Basically I go to the track often and this car is my DD so I want to have a streetable drag kinda theme.

I've heard that 4 cylinder fox springs are great for 99-04 GT's for weight transfer but I was wondering how streetable they are? I just purchased a pair of them off a friend for $40 and just for ****s and giggles I am thinking about putting them on and using them with my stock struts for now.

Will I get any benefits from them? Will it be way too soft for the street? I've been under the impression that some 4 cylinder fox springs along with some lakewood struts in the firmest setting will make it streetable too.


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you gonna cut them?
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I could be wrong, but I believe a few of our members have run fox 4cyl's up front with 90/10s and driven them on the street, I know for certain there are a few DDing 90/10s. I think when it comes to your front suspension, you can DD a fairly soft setup, just be mindful of it.
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I have 4 cyl. springs on my 03 GT as well as no sway bar and Strang 10 way adjustables and its very manageable on the street. I leave my struts on the softest setting most of the time, but when I have them an are hard setting I can drive it like it was stock. You will be fine with the springs up front...as long as you remember that when youre driving youll be fine...
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I have 4 cyl. springs on my 03 GT as well as no sway bar and Strang 10 way adjustables and its very manageable on the street. I leave my struts on the softest setting most of the time, but when I have them an are hard setting I can drive it like it was stock. You will be fine with the springs up front...as long as you remember that when youre driving youll be fine...
how much did u cut on ur springs
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Thanks guys.

I heard with the 4 cyl springs I will be sitting an inch lower than stock too? Can anyone confirm this for me?


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Can anyone help me out?

I'm probably gonna order some struts to put in with the springs....mightaswell since it will be out. I heard that if I am going with any lowering spring then I should go with fox struts/shocks. Is that true? do fox front springs constitute as lowering springs? since I heard it lowers your front like an inch too.

And 03greyGT did you cut the fox springs or is that how it will look? in your sig?


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i have no front sway bar 90/10 lakewoods in the front along with fox 4cyl springs with 2 coils cut

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i have no front sway bar 90/10 lakewoods in the front and no front sway bar along with fox 4cyl springs with 2 coils cut
Do you have a close up pic to how the drop looks?
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i have no front sway bar 90/10 lakewoods in the front along with fox 4cyl springs with 2 coils cut
if your front is cut by 2 coils what do you have on the back and how much is cut
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