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Old 01-13-2014, 12:31 AM   #1
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I want to up the handling on my 2000 v6 just want to know what would be a good not to expensive handling mod to do to it I was thinking new struts and shocks. if this is a good idea what specific brands and products would be good. im open to other ideas too
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H&R and Eibach are some good brands but there a bit pricey (245-260)
Depending how low you want it. There is a set of SR spring tht cost about 170 for a 1.5" drop F&R
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ok thank you so you would recommend doing springs before anything. any other ideas ill look into
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Make sure you get new shocks and strut when buy you spring b/c stock shocks and strut dnt really Handle well when you lower the car. Oh and another thing I would recommend would be some new caster caber plates to finish it of. They help you wheels stay a lined. Because when you lower your car with out them you will notice the wheels tilting and thts not a good thing.
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ok I was just looking into new struts and shocks I saw KONI for $75 for one on AM for the rear they are cheaper than most on the sight any good? I saw KYB for the front for $67 for one is this something you would recommend
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Well I have tociko all around my sixxer but know this "The price of the object is the price of the quality" I'm not saying KONI is no good but it better than stock.
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This how my sits with the tociko HP and H&R Super Sport spring on 18" rims
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I really like how that looks those are pretty much the rims im putting on mine, can you send me a link to the shocks and struts you put on your Stang
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Sure thing. But just to let you knw I dint have caster plates on mine b/c I dint get a chance to buy some. So that would be up to you.

H&R springs
http://www.americanmuscle.com/h-r-sp...ngs-96-04.html

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http://www.americanmuscle.com/mustan...k-1994-04.html
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ok thank you very much for your help I don't know to much about suspension yet, ill be sure to post any more questions if they come up
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Any time. Oh and another thing... Your ride is gonna handle a lot better than it does stock and you will notice it!
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what would you say I should do for struts I have some in mind just wondering what you did or would do
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If you look in the Tociko page you will see a combo for both shock and strut to buy.
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A 94-95 strut tower brace and Gt rear sway bar really helps the handling of our cars and I got both for $65.
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^^^ yes that would also be helping your handling to. You can take those a Gt at a junk yard if you find one.
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^^^ yes that would also be helping your handling to. You can take those a Gt at a junk yard if you find one.
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Get a GT front and rear sway bar.

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You will notice the difference immediately.
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I want to up the handling on my 2000 v6 just want to know what would be a good not to expensive handling mod to do to it I was thinking new struts and shocks. if this is a good idea what specific brands and products would be good. im open to other ideas too
Are you planning on racing the car at all? I loved my H&R Race springs when I had my SRA, the H&R SS handle pretty good as well but aren't as stiff as the Race springs. For struts I love my Tokico D-Specs but you can try and pick up a pair of Bilsteins off a Terminator for the front. Depending on how low you want to go you should also look into Steeda X2 ball joints and a bumpsteer kit
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H&R Race springs:
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Another option if you're on a budget is just cutting the stock springs
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I race a little but mainly and daily driver I just want to get it a little lower get it to handle around the corners better and if I can get better take off traction thatd be good. So am I going to want to get it stiffer
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