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Old 08-23-2012, 08:31 AM   #1
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I Need it LOWER !

what are the best ways to make my rear lower ? coilover kit for the rear seems to be the best but its super pricy. any ideas ??
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anyone got ideas?
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Springs.. Buy or cut them..
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Springs.. Buy or cut them..
i already have lowering springs but im not happy with the rear. i want it lower. do they sell springs for the rear only ?
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What kind of springs did u get
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What kind of springs did u get
dropzone springs . i love the drop on the front but i want it lower in the rear. and i noticed that my right rear tire sits a little higher than my left rear. i wonder if im missing some isolators somewhere back there
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dropzone springs . i love the drop on the front but i want it lower in the rear. and i noticed that my right rear tire sits a little higher than my left rear. i wonder if im missing some isolators somewhere back there
Did you install them yourself? How hard was it to do?
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Put some sad bags or some thing heavy in the back to make it look lower
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:33 AM   #9
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dropzone springs . i love the drop on the front but i want it lower in the rear. and i noticed that my right rear tire sits a little higher than my left rear. i wonder if im missing some isolators somewhere back there
You can find just rear spring I have a eibach rear spring but only one
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Did you install them yourself? How hard was it to do?
i had help to instal em. im not good with messing around with my car alone. too afraid ima **** it up and its my DD

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You can find just rear spring I have a eibach rear spring but only one
so online places can sell me just the rear springs?
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i had help to instal em. im not good with messing around with my car alone. too afraid ima **** it up and its my DD
Lol same here.... I had mine installed. I would've had the guts to do it at home if I had mustang buddies to help me back then.

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Try CL maybe?
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:39 AM   #12
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Lol same here.... I had mine installed. I would've had the guts to do it at home if I had mustang buddies to help me back then.

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Try CL maybe?
a dude from MM is selling his rear coilovers cheap . they look kinda beat but im sure still work. the only thing is i need to buy the matching Strange adjustable shocks to go with it from online
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:46 AM   #13
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Re: I Need it LOWER !

Coilovers are the way to go once you get that low.

There comes a point when you go so low on the springs that either you'll have to strap it from extending too far or get the correct shocks that limit the travel or your springs will fall out.

Coilovers would probably be what you're looking for if you want it done right. Or you can always torch your springs and lower it that way. It just requires straps or shorter shocks. And I wouldn't attempt it without 4 wheel scales to get the weight properly set.

Coilovers = correct method
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Coilovers are the way to go once you get that low.

There comes a point when you go so low on the springs that either you'll have to strap it from extending too far or get the correct shocks that limit the travel or your springs will fall out.

Coilovers would probably be what you're looking for if you want it done right. Or you can always torch your springs and lower it that way. It just requires straps or shorter shocks. And I wouldn't attempt it without 4 wheel scales to get the weight properly set.

Coilovers = correct method
do u think it matters if the coilovers are kinda used ? they will get the job done regardless right if i buy the matching adjustable shocks brand new?
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I don't even know any could for our cars, I have drop zone also, but I would love to go lower, im debating on getting some bags. I've seen a kit for like 6 or 700
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do u think it matters if the coilovers are kinda used ? they will get the job done regardless right if i buy the matching adjustable shocks brand new?
I don't think it matters if the springs are used. What matters is the poundage of the springs.
Most coilover setups I've seen are for 1/4 mile racing, so they're soft for weight transfer.
You'd have to call and talk to a coilover manufacture to find out what weight springs you need for what kind of driving you are planning, then see whats for sale used in that range.
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:42 PM   #17
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Re: I Need it LOWER !

Keep in mind that the V6 is 100Lbs lighter up front. To lower it even or with rake, adjustments or spec'ed V6 springs are a must.
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:43 PM   #18
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Re: I Need it LOWER !

are your aftermarket springs are linear or progressive...depending on that you can just cut off a coil and get it down some...easy to do and save you some cash
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Re: I Need it LOWER !

Hoiw do our coilovers work, seeing as our struts dont actually sit in the springs?
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Hoiw do our coilovers work, seeing as our struts dont actually sit in the springs?
This is how my coils look sorry kinda dirty lol.

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Re: I Need it LOWER !

Please dont go ricer low,,thats mustang abuse
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Re: I Need it LOWER !

Very Important- DO NOT forget that the V6 is 100Lbs lighter up front. Unless you get a V6 spec'ed lowering springs, the front will not drop much.
They are out there- Ford Racing "F" springs take the 100Lbs into account, and a couople of others.
JUST A QUICK FYI ! ! !
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Very Important- DO NOT forget that the V6 is 100Lbs lighter up front. Unless you get a V6 spec'ed lowering springs, the front will not drop much.
They are out there- Ford Racing "F" springs take the 100Lbs into account, and a couople of others.
JUST A QUICK FYI ! ! !
im happy with my drop from the front. its right under my fender. its the back i want lower. but i might just have a coil cut off from the back
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what are the best ways to make my rear lower ? coilover kit for the rear seems to be the best but its super pricy. any ideas ??
Buy springs... Cut a coil off.. Use no ISOs

Waaa laa
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Buy springs... Cut a coil off.. Use no ISOs

Waaa laa
yep....heck if he has his stock springs he can just cut those and be even cheaper and have a nice sifting spring
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Properly lowered intells alot of research and alot of work. Going lower than your drop zone 1.5" means getting the parts to do it right. Cutting corners will result in front tires shredding down in days, very dangerous bumpsteer on curves and straight away on highways. Cutting corners on parts will lead to a horrible ride comfort wise and a noisy suspension when riding over cracks and bumps in the road.
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4 bolt caster camber plates, soft rear spring rates, quality shocks/struts, X2 balljoints, bumpsteer kit.
-Alignment should be done by a Mustang shop or a speed shop who know how to properly align bumpsteer kits.
Quick reference information to assist in decision making.
Ford Mustang (94-04).
BACK FRONT (lbs/in)
FRPP:
B- 425/530 200/300
C- 650 200/300
F- 460/570 170/310
G- 460/570 200/250
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650 250
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650 250
Eibach Pro Kit:
456/570 200/251
Eibach Sportline:
425/550 200/251
H&R Sport:
490/575 250/285
H&R Race:
750/850 260/280
Vogtland:
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:03 AM   #27
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thanks guys i appreciate the feedback

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Buy springs... Cut a coil off.. Use no ISOs

Waaa laa
off topic but what part of town u live by? i think i've seen youre car once.
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