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Old 08-05-2013, 10:18 PM   #1
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Shocks and Struts

My Stang hits 112k and still has the factory shocks and struts, I'm looking to replace them but I'm confused with the different brands and types out there that I don't have experience with.
From your experience guys, can you advice me for a good quality brand that is not so expensive and not cheap, something balanced between the quality and the price for a daily driver.
And anything else I should replace while replacing the shocks and struts?

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tokico blues are the best bang for the buck out there
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tokico blues are the best bang for the buck out there
thanks I'll check it, I guess AM have them.
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thanks, I'll check both of them and compare.

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its not broke but it does not ride smooth.
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Worse advice when it comes to suspension lol. Shocks and struts should be looked at for replacement every 50-60k miles. Just because they aren't broke doesn't mean they are performing correctly. They effect everything from ride to handling to stopping distance even. Keeping them strong is the best thing you can do.
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Worse advice when it comes to suspension lol. Shocks and struts should be looked at for replacement every 50-60k miles. Just because they aren't broke doesn't mean they are performing correctly. They effect everything from ride to handling to stopping distance even. Keeping them strong is the best thing you can do.
my uncle was telling me the same thing, thats why I decided to replace it.
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Does anyone know if MACH 1 springs can go on a 99 v6 3.8? If so does that mean itll lower ? And how much is it to install springs?
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Does anyone know if MACH 1 springs can go on a 99 v6 3.8? If so does that mean itll lower ? And how much is it to install springs?
Yes they'll fit perfect. They have a higher spring rate and the V6 is lighter so it won't give you much of a drop. How much? I don't know but it's a pretty easy install
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Well Machs are only 3/4" lower then a gt I believe...so you probably wouldn't see more then a 1/4" in drop...unless you're gonna cut the mach springs first.
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I still think best bang for your buck is c springs with tokico's. People have been running this setup for years.
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