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Which sauspension should I go with?

Old 02-17-2019, 11:29 AM
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hi guys. Iím having a bit of trouble finding anything very definitive so I figured Iíd just ask.
I have an 06 gt with 75k. All stock. I have a supercharger ready to go on. I am looking at suspension. I would like to lower the car for aesthetic purposes, but also to have a bit better handling. Particularly since the blower will add so much power. I have roughly $750 to spend. Or so. In that price point what is the best option for me in your opinions? I am considering st suspensions sporttech springs and shocks. Or possibly just springs, maybe bmr springs. And a panhard bar of course. Is there a better option in my price point?
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Old 02-17-2019, 12:29 PM
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Never do just springs. Forget the panhard bar, not really necessary unless you are just **** about the less than 1/4 inch offset of the suspension after lowering. You wouldn't even notice it unless someone pointed it out. Springs and shocks are going to be in your price range. Check our vendors for competitive prices on Eibach.
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Old 02-17-2019, 01:21 PM
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Ok. So a panhard bar isnít really necessary? I havenít lowered a car before. But I read in several places it was. Even with an inch and a half drop or so? I would like a little more than an inch lower
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Ok. So a panhard bar isnít really necessary? I havenít lowered a car before. But I read in several places it was. Even with an inch and a half drop or so? I would like a little more than an inch lower
Wait until after you've lowered the car and driven it a bit first.

When you lower the car, loosen all of the control arm (and PHB) fasteners so you can settle the car in at its new ride height (by bouncing it or gently driving it slowly a few feet forward and a few feet backward). Retorque those fasteners with the full weight of the car on its wheels. You'll need either ramps or a drive-on lift. The reason for this is so you won't overstress the bushing material (over-strain it is probably more correct).


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