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Old 08-26-2011, 03:51 AM   #1
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Suspension advice

O I'm looking at getting a different setup for my 96GT. I'm not sure if I actually want to lower it or leave it stock height but just with different springs. Anybody have advice on what I should do? I'm not looking for any extreme kit and I dint really wanna spend a ton of money either.
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:59 PM   #2
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How much is not too much? I did a full eibach pro kit (springs and shocks and struts) and it did my stang wonders. lowered it just about an inch (CC plates needed for alignment). The car grips way harder and i had to buy a set of corbeau seats (which i also recomend to anyone with the dreaded broken seat bracket issue...) to hold me in the damn car ! haha. Also did the rear control arms HUGE difference... total night and day. also replaced as many bushings as i could...
suspension parts totaled about 1300$ (with the control arms) seats were 1100$ had to get a shop to install the rear control arms (and springs) because i had to get the bushings burnt out 219$ and an alignment.

It was WELL worth it to do it all. And matching your springs with shocks/struts designed for them doesnt hurt...
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Mine has the roush stage 2 kit on it which is a full suspesion...I recommend it. You'll just have to decide how low you want to go, the lower you go typically the tighter the suspension and the more bounce you will feel. Although when done properly makes a incredible handling car.
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those cars sit so high stock its sad really. the best handling will be around when the A Arm is even with the ground, now its pushed down. I believe its around 1-1.25 inches~

If this is a daily driver stiffer springs may get old quick, also with the year of your car you probably need new shocks/struts.
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