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Old 04-01-2014, 01:00 PM   #1
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Lowering springs

Ok I have an 03 mustang v6 I bought not to long ago an I bought it already lowered. But the people who lowered it lowered it too much and didn't use very high quality springs. So my question is if I get something like the sr performance lowering kit that lowers it 1.5 inches from the stock height would it raise my mustang back up?
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Theoretically, yes, but it's hard to tell considering that we don't know just how much your mustang is lowered.
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I don't know exactly but I know the Mach 1 in 03 an 04 stock had about an inch and a half lowering springs and my 03 mustang is about an inch lower than my 04 Mach 1
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In that case, it sounds like your V6 has a 2.5 inch drop from the fender to the wheel. Now i know what you mean when you say that it feels too low. So again, theoretically, if you switch out the current springs with a 1.5 inch drop, it will give you a 1 inch rise! I would do the swap if I were you.
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Would you recommend the sr performance springs or what do you know that is real good for the money
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I haven't heard one single complaint on SR's. Personally I would go with Ford Racing just because I love them, but SR would probably be my second choice.
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Mach are lowered maybe 0.5"-0.7" from the factory get some pictures up so we can see how low it is. Might as well just buy some different springs if your goal is to raise the car back up.
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Ok I have an 03 mustang v6 I bought not to long ago an I bought it already lowered. But the people who lowered it lowered it too much and didn't use very high quality springs. So my question is if I get something like the sr performance lowering kit that lowers it 1.5 inches from the stock height would it raise my mustang back up?
From what you're describing, it sounds like the current springs your Mustang has is dropping it below 2 inches. If that's the case, than the SR springs will certainly raise it a hair. Plus, the SR springs have a very comfortable ride compared to most lowering springs.

I suggest posting up pictures of your current ride height, so we can get a better idea of where the car sits now. Hold up a tape measure in the picture if you can too.

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Old 04-07-2014, 04:23 PM   #9
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The white mustang is mine that I'm talking about and the yellow is a Mach 1 I have with the stock Mach 1 springs on it
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It's hard to say because the Mach1 also has larger wheels. Although, just eye balling the photos, it looks like a 1.5" lowering spring will probably raise your ride height a bit. If you want to raise it even more, I'd suggest upgrading the wheels to something taller, like your Mach1!

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Old 04-08-2014, 02:04 PM   #11
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I'm looking into staggered foose wheels am has but I don't have the money as of now. I had the exhaust already tucked up as far as it will go because the previous owner didnt have it installed right and it helped a lot but it still scraps a good bit. Also if you hit a bump it feels like you are about to bounce off the ground. Will changing the springs make it stiffer too?
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The SR springs should help a little with the bounce your experiencing. What you really need is an upgraded set of struts/shocks designed for lowering springs to reduce the bouncing. Otherwise, it won't really matter what lowering springs you switch to, the stock dampeners aren't really up for the job.

Most guys don't have many issues with the SR springs and scraping. Again, that makes me think your ride height will change with those springs too. Typically if you take it easy on large bumps, you're perfectly fine with the SR springs.

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Old 04-08-2014, 02:26 PM   #13
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Alright thanks for the help I will definately get those sr springs. Since you work at am could you suggest the best for the money on shocks and struts. I don't want to pay just for the name but I don't want some crap product
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Alright thanks for the help I will definately get those sr springs. Since you work at am could you suggest the best for the money on shocks and struts. I don't want to pay just for the name but I don't want some crap product

I would love to be as low as u
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Do you have lowering springs or is yours stock. I mean it handles great around corners but I hate the scrubbing but It mainly only scrubs on my driveway and car port
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Do you have lowering springs or is yours stock. I mean it handles great around corners but I hate the scrubbing but It mainly only scrubs on my driveway and car port

Yea I just installed tein s tech springs over the weekend, suppose to be a 2.5" drop but still waiting for the rest to settle in. Yea I can tell the difference around corners now and I don't scrape any where that's how I kno I'm not 2.5" yet lol
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Old 04-08-2014, 04:39 PM   #17
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Haha I want to keep it lowered but specially in north Georgia I need a little more clearance so I don't scrape
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Yea I see wat ya mean tho, too low wouldn't make to great of a daily driver
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Old 04-08-2014, 05:14 PM   #19
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Man I've been seeing you in a lot of topics lately

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Man I've been seeing you in a lot of topics lately comporange haha
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Lol I'm always learning something new
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Old 04-08-2014, 05:24 PM   #21
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Same here and I thought I knew a good bit about mustangs lol
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Lol right me too but it's always someone on here with more experience with 1
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Oh yea I can tell that already. If there is something you can do to a mustang someone on here has probably done it
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Right, about 100% of the time lol which is a good thing
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Yea and its really helping me out haha now I just need some money so I can get Rollin on some if the upgrades I want
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Right I was the same way when I first got mine. I was bitten by the mod bug early on. Just know once u start u can't stop lol it's an addiction your gonna always wanna improve or add something on
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Oh yea haha I already learned that with my truck. But it's even worse with this mustang lol so many things to do
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Lol Really, part 2 for you now... I kno we have like 3 websites just dedicated to mustang parts.
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Cool hey where do you live at? Did you comment on the Chattanooga and Ocoee Cruze
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I live in Maryland... I don't think so, what's that?
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Nvm then haha I am going to a Cruze around Tennessee and Georgia and they had a topic on here about it and I thought I saw you on it my bad
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Oh yeah no problem that cruise sound fun tho, we have something like that up here at the beach
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There's a beach in Maryland?
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Yea we have a few, we are right on the north eastern coast, the beach that has the cruising week is ocean city, that have videos on YouTube
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That's pretty cool. Where I'm at there ain't no beaches anywhere close haha
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