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Old 02-02-2012, 07:29 PM
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I understand the budget constraints since I just graduated in December and have lived the broke student life. (Curious... are you going to school in NC or out of state? Shoot me a PM if you are by chance going to NCSU)

I would try to find a set of used Bullitt or Mach1 springs. They would drop your GT about 3/4", but you can cut a little more off them(not much) and remove the ISOS for a little more drop. That would be a much better handling set-up than what came on your car, but you would be approaching a point where you might need CC Plates for alignment(if you cut much off the springs) and you might also get to a point where you need firmer struts/shocks to control motion better. Those springs shouldn't cost you more than $100 and installing them isn't hard if you have the space and some tools. That would be the best value in my opinion.
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Old 02-02-2012, 08:49 PM
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Cut mach/bullitt or even cobra coupe springs are all #600 IIRC. I have a set of mach 1 springs up front for sale that you can cut 1/2 a coil and remove isos upon install. Should be a noticeable drop and better handling. You would just have to address the rear.
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Old 02-03-2012, 01:45 PM
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thanks for all the help guys!!! i looked into buying different spring but between that and labor it would be too much. i got them cut down yesturday and i am very happy with the out come! and trueblue3934- im actually going to college down by tampa, fl. im not looking forward tp having no money for my car!!
once again thanks for the help, im happy with the outcome of all of it!
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Old 02-04-2012, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Crysta06 View Post
thanks for all the help guys!!! i looked into buying different spring but between that and labor it would be too much. i got them cut down yesturday and i am very happy with the out come! and trueblue3934- im actually going to college down by tampa, fl. im not looking forward tp having no money for my car!!
once again thanks for the help, im happy with the outcome of all of it!
Glad the springs worked out well for you and GOOD LUCK with school !!!
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