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Old 04-01-2011, 11:27 AM   #1
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Ride hight & sub frame connectors

I just bought a kit on late model restoration that came with 2" lowering springs, control arms & sub frame connectors. They are going to be welded on but they are not full length & I heard full length is better & that 2" drop might be too much, should I return the kit & get full length sub frame connectors?
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2" isn't too much. Just know where you can't go. You will find that out after driving it a few time. The drop looks good.
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Re: Ride hight & sub frame connectors

The drop is a matter of opinion. Most people agree that 1.3-1.5" on a Mustang give you the best look and ride quality. With 2" I love the look, but the car will rub on almost everything. Learn to drive your car carefully. Lastly the subframe connectors will be fine.
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Okay thanks I'll probably just keep the kit then
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Re: Ride hight & sub frame connectors

yeah i have SFC's and i am almost 2.5 around... just be careful haha... speedbumps are your worst enemy
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Re: Ride hight & sub frame connectors

you want full length, they are much better. The drop just depends on your area, you will find out quick if its to low. You can raise it up a little with some poly isolators (thicker) and still keep the same springs.
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I just saw that one of my new control arms are broken so I'm going to return the kit & I probably wont put it any lower than it is now because I already scrape as it is. Is there a particular brand of subframe connectors I should look at?
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Re: Ride hight & sub frame connectors

many have their own opinion but some simple ones like maximum motorsports sells work really good and weld in for 125 bucks or so~ no real need to get powdercoated as they have to sand it off where its welded. If you go bare steel just paint them very good with some rust prevention paint and thats about it.
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Okay cool thanks
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