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Old 11-24-2013, 05:24 PM   #1
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Lowering springs

I forgot the brand of the springs. I'll find out & put it up in a little bit. But of I were to lower my 2006 V6 Mustang Pony Package 1.5 inches with the springs, would I need any other parts& or can I use just the springs?
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I'd get at least some Caster/camber plates to put it back into alignment.
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Adj pan hard bar too. It's a must. Same with the caster camber plates.
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Adj pan hard bar too. It's a must. Same with the caster camber plates.
is a panhard bar something needed right away? Or is it able to wait awhile? Last time i checked, they are expensive as hell. I'm interested because i'm going to be lowering the car over winter.
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is a panhard bar something needed right away? Or is it able to wait awhile? Last time i checked, they are expensive as hell. I'm interested because i'm going to be lowering the car over winter.
No pan hard bar results in this, $1000 worth of new parts and still hasn't figured it out yet:

eibach lowering spring problem

Btw they're like $110 on AM...
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No pan hard bar results in this, $1000 worth of new parts and still hasn't figured it out yet: eibach lowering spring problem Btw they're like $110 on AM...
well damn, guess that'll be added to the list. When i checked them out in a search on AM, the only one i could find was like, close to 400 bucks. I'll give it another look. Thanks for the advise man. Nobody thus far has really mentioned panhard bar as a must have thus far. Now i'm probably going to be safe than sorry.
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Old 11-25-2013, 02:44 AM   #7
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I just went through lowering my SN 95. I was on a budget, but wanted to do it right, so I took my time and bought used selectively. Purchased used: Bilstien HD shocks & struts with 5K or less miles. Maximum Motorsports caster camber plates, H&R Sportline lowering springs with less than 5K miles. Purchased new: urethane isolators for all springs and not necessary for lowering Golden West Suspension Full Length Sub Frame Connectors.

I didn't buy a bumpsteer kit or panhard bar. When I took it to the alignment shop it aligned up no problems. It feels a whole lot better. A little stiff but really corners and looks a lot better. More like a sports car than a muscle car as far as handling.
I'd like to add a panhard bar for even better handling but that's in the future. I'll have to check out AM. At Maximum Motorsports they want $375 for one. 1 saved 40-70% off best retail by taking my time and buying used. If you have all winter to gather parts, it's an option. Just need to check out the rep of the sellers. Mine worked out 100%.


OK, I went and read the link. I guess I'll be buying a panhard bar quicker than I thought. But my Cobra will also be sitting out the winter, so I have time.

When I look under the car at the driveshaft, what should I be looking for as far as angles being off? Thanks, Spiney.
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No problem. It's in the product Q&A and reviews guys, check it out for yourselves (Spiney you might find the answer to your question there as well). $115 from AM.

J&M Mustang Adjustable Panhard Rod 23737 (05-14 All) - Free Shipping 23737
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is a panhard bar something needed right away? Or is it able to wait awhile? Last time i checked, they are expensive as hell. I'm interested because i'm going to be lowering the car over winter.
SN95s don't need a panhard to relocate the rear like the S197s do. Those come stock with a panhard which is why they recommend replacing them
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SN95s don't need a panhard to relocate the rear like the S197s do. Those come stock with a panhard which is why they recommend replacing them
would you recommend the bumpsteer? I figure it's cheap enough, why not. But if it's not going to make a noticable difference, i'll leave it out for now. If it makes any difference, i've got an 02 GT.
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would you recommend the bumpsteer? I figure it's cheap enough, why not. But if it's not going to make a noticable difference, i'll leave it out for now. If it makes any difference, i've got an 02 GT.
How low are you going? The bumpsteer kit is always a good idea so that your control arm and tie rods are back in proper alignment with each other
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I was thinking only like 1.5, because i've got an aftermarket front bumper, and she's sittin mighty low in the front as is. Good to know about the bumpsteer though. I'll probably add that to the mix.
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I got eibach sportline pros and love them the droped my car almost 2 inched though and I scrap sometime I need to get the bumpsteer kit as well
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H&r looks nice
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