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Old 11-30-2010, 03:27 PM
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I have Steeda sports with Tokico adjustables on my 2008 Bullitt. I set the adjustables at 6 for the street and the car rides very nice thank you.

I'm 68 and the wife is 63 no complaints from her either. The nice think about the Steeda sports is that they lower the car 1/4" more in the rear and level the car out.
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Old 11-30-2010, 03:35 PM
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I prefer Sports, which is why I stock way more of those than I do Ultralites. Personally they are close, but I find the Sports to ride better. Maybe because I use the linear version of the Sports, not the progressive version. But in the end, I haven't found the lower and stiffer (knowing the working spring rates of the Ultralites) springs to be the better riding ones. Maybe it's because the difference isn't as apparent in FL/GA as it is on PA roads, as ours are worse.

I don't get it. I also do not understand how this 195/175 rate on Ultralites keeps poppin up. I know who makes them, I know the working and take-up rates. I've done the math and it seems to me that the two numbers are being averaged to get that number. And even if they were 195/175, the linear Sports are 200/175, why have two springs like that? For that matter, what's with the "other" set of Sport springs anyway. I've run both, I certainly prefer what I keep in stock. It's frustrating to deal with what I believe is a bit of what I think is "tweaked" information and a bit of redundancy with 3 sets of Steeda springs supposedly being so similar. Please tell me where I'm missing the boat.

I'm being serious here. I've run a lot of springs, and I like what I like, and I think I know exactly why I do.

I'm not trying to start a war, but I'll be damned if I can find the answer. I buy a lot of Steeda product so it's certainly not that I'm out to make anyone look bad! I use the springs I like because, I like them best. I'm just at a loss to understand where these numbers are coming from.
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Old 11-30-2010, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by dennisafrompa View Post
I have Steeda sports with Tokico adjustables on my 2008 Bullitt. I set the adjustables at 6 for the street and the car rides very nice thank you.

I'm 68 and the wife is 63 no complaints from her either. The nice think about the Steeda sports is that they lower the car 1/4" more in the rear and level the car out.
Nice to hear from so many of my customers. For those reading, remember there are 2 versions of Sports, and the folks who've so far responded here, being my customers, have the version I like to use--where most other folks get the "other" set which are wound differently and weigh more too. Not all "sports" are the same.
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Old 11-30-2010, 03:38 PM
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ive had 20's on mine for a while now, i think it looks fine the way it is, if you lower the ride the potholes/bumps in the road will feel 10x worse that they do now.
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Old 11-30-2010, 04:01 PM
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Old 11-30-2010, 04:36 PM
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This is what you want....enjoy

https://mustangforums.com/forum/s197...installed.html

This is how it sits with my new wheels (offset of the rims make a huge difference):

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Old 11-30-2010, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by RideMyAssOff View Post
This is what you want....enjoy

https://mustangforums.com/forum/s197...installed.html

This is how it sits with my new wheels (offset of the rims make a huge difference):

Which springs are those?
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