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Old 06-13-2013, 12:34 AM   #1
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I need suspension help

Im doing a gt swap on my 03 v6 and i dont know what suspension to use.. I would prefer to use what the gt's have but if you know about any better performance springs please list them
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Old 06-13-2013, 09:40 AM   #2
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HR's.

Also it would be a good idea to upgrade the front sway bar, and install a rear sway bar.
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So many other things that need to get done before installing sway bars.
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:44 PM   #6
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So many other things that need to get done before installing sway bars.
actually i'd say tossing on a rear sway should be the first mod any sixxer does..even if it's just one off a GT
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Here is an under car shot of mine.

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Here is an under car shot of mine.

nice panhard bar...i took one and welded it inside my trunk as a rear shock tower brace...i'm still hunting for an IRS so yeah don't wanna buy another one just yet...lets see monroe gas matic shocks, and a GT rear sway...just can't tell if it's hollow or solid since i can't see the paint dot. good stiff combo
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Here is an under car shot of mine.
Would you switch the rear end along with the sway bar? Like i want to make my 6er a gt sowiumd it be easy just to do it at the same time

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I mean like do i need to put a 8.8" rear end under my stang at the same time as the seay bar?
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sadly my rear just looks like this



i had looked at a local IRS but it looked junky so i passed
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Would you switch the rear end along with the sway bar? Like i want to make my 6er a gt sowiumd it be easy just to do it at the same time

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I mean like do i need to put a 8.8" rear end under my stang at the same time as the seay bar?
no it'll fit under your car now
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sadly my rear just looks like this



i had looked at a local IRS but it looked junky so i passed
You dont have LCAs under ur car yet? My sway bars have a red dot front and rear. A PHB will eliminate the reared wobble when ur cornering. It will plant the rear down more on power as well.
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sadly my rear just looks like this



i had looked at a local IRS but it looked junky so i passed
I dont even want to show you mine brother... The kid who owned my stang before me lived on a gravel road so i have to get a lot of stuff sand blasted then i'll just powder coat them myself
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The biggest difference you guys will notice will b subframe connectors and phb for sure.
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:11 AM   #15
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You dont have LCAs under ur car yet? My sway bars have a red dot front and rear. A PHB will eliminate the reared wobble when ur cornering. It will plant the rear down more on power as well.
i'm trying not to waste any money on things like that when i'm trying to find an IRS...now if i can't find one i'll end up looking at a Grip Box for a GT and just toss in an 8.8
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i'm trying not to waste any money on things like that when i'm trying to find an IRS...now if i can't find one i'll end up looking at a Grip Box for a GT and just toss in an 8.8
Ya Id go that route go for the MM grip package then install a TA. Youll be set.
I cant install TA yet cause I have the 7.5 in my car.
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The gt sway bars are a great upgrade to tighten the suspension. I have front and rear on mine. I never noticed a difference with a strut tower brace.
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The gt sway bars are a great upgrade to tighten the suspension. I have front and rear on mine. I never noticed a difference with a strut tower brace.
you won't unless you're going back to back corners...try a road like the dragons tail and you'll feel it
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Basically a sway bar will control body roll and traction on one side of the vehicle.
If the front tires have more grip it will increase steering.
If the rear has more grip more traction.

To much traction in the rear the car will understeer.
If car has to much steering the car will oversteer.
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