Just some Qs - Mustang Evolution

Go Back   Mustang Evolution > 1979-2015 Mustang GT || Tech and Talk > 1996-2004 Mustang GT

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them here!
Old 12-21-2011, 11:33 PM   #1
Registered Member
Nate98stang's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Scottsburg
Region: Indiana
Posts: 1,298
Just some Qs

So around tax time I wanna buy the Borla s type cat back that is on AM anyone have it? Opinions?

And I wanna lower my car AM offered isolators when u buy springs what do they isolators do? And do u need them?

And there is a I think professional products TB on jegs anyone know anything about the quality of professional products?
2002 5 speed Comp Orange Mustang GT. K&N CAI,JBA headers,BBK xpipe,SLP mufflers to turn downs,Exedy stage 2 clutch,MGW short throw,drilled and and slotted roters,front:17x9 black 10th anniversary cobras Rear:17x10.5 black 10th anniversary cobras,Roush stage 3 body kit,smoked tails and side markers.
Nate98stang is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 12-21-2011, 11:42 PM   #2
Road Trip!
Join Date: Dec 2011
Region: Tennessee
Posts: 365
Re: Just some Qs

ill answer in order

1. borlas sound fine on GTs

2. you don't have to use isolators...they can keep the springs from squeaking, but so does a tiny bit of electric tape on the ends. also it's up to you but why not just cut your springs....

and before i get people talking about ricers or something stupid..understand i have cut more stangs springs then i can count on my hands..i have run 2 mustangs with cut oe springs...and cut oe springs transfer weight great and is used on one of the fastest N/A new edge GTs i know down the 1/4 (not a member here but on MM)....because i swear if i had a dollar for every uninformed guy to talk down on cut springs i'd have a downpayment on a new 5.0....the sad part is 99% of the guys that do down talk it have never personally worked with a set...and the 1% that has usually have only worked with an improperly cut spring

if you'd like a write up i can link you to some...along with pics

3. i wouldn't waste your money on just a new TB...without a plenum to match you're not doing anything...look into the BBK plenum/tb combo

if you have any questions concerning how to properly cut springs just pm me...
SonicBoom239 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2011, 04:35 PM   #3
Registered Member
86 muscle's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Region: Texas
Posts: 264
I would like a link to the cut springs! Ive been wanting to do that to my Stang
86 muscle is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 12-22-2011, 04:54 PM   #4
It's not me, it's you.
primer2tone's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Corpus Christi
Region: Texas
Posts: 6,752
Lowered springs aren't even expensive. I've done cut springs before, I would never do it again. I guess if you plan to drive in a strait line it's ok. IMO. I wouldn't halfass anything on my car.
primer2tone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2011, 08:28 PM   #5
Registered Member
SSC182's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2011
Region: North Carolina
Posts: 131
It's ok to cut springs as long as you know how to do it correctly. If you look at an uncut spring notice the top is flat and it doesn't just continue to curl upwards you have to make sure you cut it properly and level. So cut springs are ok if done properly but whatever you do DO NOT HEAT THEM UP that is the dumbest thing someone could ever do
SSC182 is offline   Reply With Quote

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Mustang Evolution > 1979-2015 Mustang GT || Tech and Talk > 1996-2004 Mustang GT

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

» Like Us On Facebook

02:21 AM

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

MustangEvolution.com is in no way associated with or endorsed by Ford Motor Company.