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Old 05-28-2007, 09:21 AM   #1
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UDP's or lowering springs?

pretty self explanatory. BBK UDP's or Eibach lowering springs? I'm not 100% sure on which one I want to get yet. The nice thing about the UDP's is that I don't have to worry about getting it aligned and any issues with that (castor cambers... shocks/struts ). Of course, I could just get new front rotors since I have one that needs replacing. Anyway, poll it up!
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

springs. udp don't seem to be worth the money. matter of opinion of course, but a lowered stang sure does look good.
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

Between those two Im gonna say springs too but don't count out the pulleys for good.
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

I would go with steeda pulleys
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

can you guys vote? It'll help me. I like how no one is saying get the rotors... even though I have one I need to replace,
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

Well you might as well just replace all the rotors at once. Just basic auto common sense if ya ask me.
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

but I'm lazy... and the rears don't do much anyway
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

You will notice much more of a difference with the springs. If you were to say F/I or springs I would vote for the F/I. Other than that I would vote for dropping a Mustang over adding boltons that make an extra 3 or 4 HP and compromise how the car runs. I might vote for cams or LT's before dropping it.
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

maintenance always comes before mods, so yeah, get new rotors if need be.

then id get lowering springs. your car looks lower than stock already though, does it have c-springs or something already? if you go any lower than c-springs youll need c/c plates as well, and likely new shocks/struts that can compensate for the drop.
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

the guy I bought it from didn't say it had any suspension stuff done... and it rides pretty similar to the v-6.
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

I say springs if you wanna notice a difference in the way your car drives right away. UDP's aren't with sh1t unless you have other mods. BUT, before ANYTHING else, I'd get some subframe connectors installed. Spend the extra few bucks on powder coated ones. You'll be happy you did in the long run.
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

How about H&R springs instead of eibach
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

yeah... could be easily convinced for other springs
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I say springs if you wanna notice a difference in the way your car drives right away. UDP's aren't with sh1t unless you have other mods. BUT, before ANYTHING else, I'd get some subframe connectors installed. Spend the extra few bucks on powder coated ones. You'll be happy you did in the long run.
you wouldn't really need sub frame connectors unless your doin some serious road racing would you? just asking...
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

I have a set on my car.

Put them on with the stock suspension and it made a big difference. Then once I finished the rest it just handles like a complete package.
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

I say rotors, but dont go with D/S rotors...drilled rotors have a tendancy to crack when they are hot and get wet...I would just go with slotted rotors myself...
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

these work?
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you wouldn't really need sub frame connectors unless your doin some serious road racing would you? just asking...
Not really but isn't that what you're working your way up to? Doesn't even have to be "serious" road racing...they still stabilize your car for regular driving and "non-serious" road races
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Re: UDP's or lowering springs?

I wouldnt go cheap on rotors, cheap ones tend to warp and become POS in no time.
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Not really but isn't that what you're working your way up to? Doesn't even have to be "serious" road racing...they still stabilize your car for regular driving and "non-serious" road races
i gotcha. i just always assumed subframe conn. were for the hard core road racers. i guess if you had those on plus a strut tower brace she'd be pretty solid.
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I wouldnt go cheap on rotors, cheap ones tend to warp and become POS in no time.
+1 on that...

I would suggest something more along the lines or a PowerSlot Rotor or a Saleen slotted rotor...something like these:

1994-2004 Mustang GT/V6 Rear Powerslot Rotors at AmericanMuscle.com - Free Shipping!

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that saleen link is for an entire brake kit, but I would think that you could just get the rotors individually if you didn't need the calipers and brake lines and all that other stuff...
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i gotcha. i just always assumed subframe conn. were for the hard core road racers. i guess if you had those on plus a strut tower brace she'd be pretty solid.
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id say go for the springs first u wont be dissapointed
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