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Old 02-20-2013, 11:00 PM   #1
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Cuting speings

I want to cut my springs this weekend anyone know how much too cut to get that 1.5 drop? Please help thanks
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:07 PM   #2
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Cut off three (3) inches on each spring. Then divide by two (2) and you have 1 1/2 inches.
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:40 PM   #3
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3 inches how do I measure it?
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Cut off three (3) inches on each spring. Then divide by two (2) and you have 1 1/2 inches.
lol i take it you've never cut springs before on a mustang

@OP 1.25 coils off will get you the drop you want

although i recommend only doing 1 in the back to give it a slight rake
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Cut off three (3) inches on each spring. Then divide by two (2) and you have 1 1/2 inches.
That's ignorant.
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Cut off three (3) inches on each spring. Then divide by two (2) and you have 1 1/2 inches.
Hahaha, I hope that was meant to be funny!

On sixxers 1.25 coils is the average. Which happens to be more than 1.5"! A cut like that would give no noticeable drop whatsoever.
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lol i take it you've never cut springs before on a mustang

@OP 1.25 coils off will get you the drop you want

although i recommend only doing 1 in the back to give it a slight rake
So 1.25 coils in the front and 1 in the back?
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Hey slow I want to cut mine too, but I have aftermarket springs I believe they are 1.5 all around. How much do I cut for another inch or so
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If you look at my photos mine are cut springs with 2.5in drop in front and 2in drop in back
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This is how mine sits with eibach springs 1.5 all around, but I want it lower like 1.5 more. How much do I cut and will it make a difference since the springs are aftermarket
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I wish I would've gone 2" in the rear ended up a little too raked
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Old 02-21-2013, 01:13 PM   #12
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Also my friend says that you can't do the front because it will sit weird in the bucket. And we're do I chop em from the bottom of the spring or top of the spring
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This is the difference in hight on mine, huge difference, the ride suffered a little on bumpy roads and speed bumps are a big no but it corners hard and has no body roll, sad tho cause I have to raise it up for side exhaust to work right and fit correctly
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Did you cut from the top of the spring or bottom
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Did you cut from the top of the spring or bottom
Cut from the top of the spring, and mine fit fine in the spring buckets

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Did you cut from the top of the spring or bottom
And where did you get your roush wheels at??
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Old 02-21-2013, 01:29 PM   #16
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Thanks. They're saleens

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If you're talking about the ones I had on my v6 I got them from a guy on craiglist
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Thanks. They're saleens

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If you're talking about the ones I had on my v6 I got them from a guy on craiglist
The black ones, I've went to a roush bod kit and I want some roush wheels but they don't make them anymore
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Yea they were nice but they were only 9' wide
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I got 18x9 1995 cobra r on mine I'm thinking of getting 2 deep dish 18x10 for the back so it looks Better with how low it is
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Hey venom, if u want a little lower, you could take out isos. Give u almost 1/2" drop, if u reused them with your aftermarket springs.
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I'm not sure if it has em ill check it out right now. Im lifting it up and about to cut em

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Get a good cutting wheel thing lol and be careful for the release of energy from spring use relief cuts if needed
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My friend has a cutting wheel. Ima do 1.5 coils all around
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My friend has a cutting wheel. Ima do 1.5 coils all around
Nice! Post pics when you finish.
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Got rear springs off and going to cut 2 coils off
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Got rear springs off and going to cut 2 coils off
IM EXCITED I wanna do this so bad. maybe this weekend
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Gonna go with 2 coils so hopefully I get a 2' off a drop. Almost done with the rears. Weak compressor can only cut for like 2 min lol
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Meanwhile will start taking the fronts off
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Got the rears done. And the driver side done. All is left is passenger side
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Finally got passanger side off. Now time to cut it and put it bak on
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I'm getting excited for you! That beast is going to be low.
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Looks great! Love those Saleens too!
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Thnks it's preety low now so gotta be careful driving
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