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Old 07-05-2012, 01:17 PM   #1
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Best mustang stance

What is the best suspension setup to go with that has a great low stance that I want for looks. I'm not looking in to racing it or anything so just for looks? It's also a daily driver!
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I have eiback sport line and kyb ago shocks great stance great performance nice and tight no body roll 2" drop in front and 1 1/2 in back with 17" svt rims
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Get coils so you can adjust it however u want
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Old 07-05-2012, 02:51 PM   #5
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If you get the h&r sport springs will I have to get the shocks and struts right away or when do I have to have shocks and struts? Cause I wanna go with h&r sports and then camber bolts but I don't have the funds for shocks and struts so when do I need them or do I need them?
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I have eiback sport line and kyb ago shocks great stance great performance nice and tight no body roll 2" drop in front and 1 1/2 in back with 17" svt rims
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Re: Best mustang stance

the rear usually .5 inches higher than the front works best. I like mine at 26.0 ground/fender front and 26.5 rear (2003 model) Any more would be to low. Even now I am a bit to low for a daily driver. Once you get it lowered you need the rear rims to stick out more else it looks odd. Spacers can help there, but dont go to far or you will cut your tire on your fender lip (or have to roll them up to keep from doing that)
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I have eiback sport line and kyb ago shocks great stance great performance nice and tight no body roll 2" drop in front and 1 1/2 in back with 17" svt rims
True, but am still fighting a 1 piece headlight aiming issue cuz of it. Only stock split works
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If you get the h&r sport springs will I have to get the shocks and struts right away or when do I have to have shocks and struts? Cause I wanna go with h&r sports and then camber bolts but I don't have the funds for shocks and struts so when do I need them or do I need them?
Good question! I was wondering the same thing! Bump so someone will answer this question!!!
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Re: Best mustang stance

you may not have to have them right away but you will eventually, your already gonna have the struts out doing the springs. You will just be doing double work. Also i vote for H&r SS!!
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:29 PM   #15
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What coilovers do you have?
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Old 07-05-2012, 11:11 PM   #16
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So If I just got the springs and camber bolts. How long tell I should get the shocks and struts?
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Old 07-06-2012, 05:55 AM   #17
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What coilovers do you have?
UPR/QA1 coilovers with bilstein struts, UPR caster-camber plates, UPR bump steer kit, Steeda offset rack bushings, Steeda sway bars. The rear has Steeda sport springs with Tokico Illumina 5 way adjustable shocks and UPR upper and lower control arms.
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I have eiback sport line and kyb ago shocks great stance great performance nice and tight no body roll 2" drop in front and 1 1/2 in back with 17" svt rims
I vote for this as well, I have this setup on my 00 GT and its low enough for me and just the right height to keep from hitting my LT on bumps.

How long before you would have to change them? Depends on how worn out they are now I would think.

Just a FYI whatever spring you get make sure you get new insulators with them, I made that mistake and had to do double work.

I agree with doing it all at one time, save the money until you get the springs and shocks and do it all at one time so you dont have to double work yourself.

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UPR/QA1 coilovers with bilstein struts, UPR caster-camber plates, UPR bump steer kit, Steeda offset rack bushings, Steeda sway bars. .
I know this might be a dumb question but what does the offset rack bushings do or help?
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Old 07-06-2012, 06:44 AM   #19
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My pics are hr and tokico.

All my friends say this stance really looks the best.

Never have issue with speed bumps or clearance.

And it handles excellent.
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Old 07-06-2012, 07:26 AM   #20
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I vote for this as well, I have this setup on my 00 GT and its low enough for me and just the right height to keep from hitting my LT on bumps.

How long before you would have to change them? Depends on how worn out they are now I would think.

Just a FYI whatever spring you get make sure you get new insulators with them, I made that mistake and had to do double work.

I agree with doing it all at one time, save the money until you get the springs and shocks and do it all at one time so you dont have to double work yourself.

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I know this might be a dumb question but what does the offset rack bushings do or help?
The rack bushing lower the rack to help with the suspension geometry. When ever you lower a car really aggressively it changes tie rod to knuckle geometry. I also highly recommend a bump steer kit also though with coil overs you do not get as much bump steer as you do with lowering springs. The bumper steer kit realigns the tie rid ends properly
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The rack bushing lower the rack to help with the suspension geometry. When ever you lower a car really aggressively it changes tie rod to knuckle geometry. I also highly recommend a bump steer kit also though with coil overs you do not get as much bump steer as you do with lowering springs. The bumper steer kit realigns the tie rid ends properly
That I did not know im glad you shared that with me I might have to look into getting those. Would you say a 2 inches front and rear(alsome) would be considered aggressively for these bushing to be needed?
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Yes it will help dramatically
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hmm where can you get these from?
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coil overs can give major headaches and once set you probaly wont adjust further, just fyi
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coil overs can give major headaches and once set you probaly wont adjust further, just fyi
Once I had my ride height set where I liked it i never adjusted it again. The coil overs simply ride better and handle better due to better suspension geometry
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Once I had my ride height set where I liked it i never adjusted it again. The coil overs simply ride better and handle better due to better suspension geometry
Really?? Lol I adjust em every like 2 weeks. Like someways I adjust my coils at like 2 inches and when we go on cruises I slam it to 3 and a lil more but I have to drive super careful
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UPR/QA1 coilovers with bilstein struts, UPR caster-camber plates, UPR bump steer kit, Steeda offset rack bushings, Steeda sway bars. The rear has Steeda sport springs with Tokico Illumina 5 way adjustable shocks and UPR upper and lower control arms.
The Steeda sport springs gave you that much drop in the rear?
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Yes but also I have 18x10 on the rear with 305-35-18 drag radials
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Yes but also I have 18x10 on the rear with 305-35-18 drag radials
Yeah, I have 18x10's in the rear, with 295-35-18 hankook radials
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I love MZilla's and SpectorV's stance
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So If I just got the springs and camber bolts. How long tell I should get the shocks and struts?
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Sense I got the h&r super sport springs but the wheel gap in the back is a little higher than I want then how would I make that a lil lower?
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Sense I got the h&r super sport springs but the wheel gap in the back is a little higher than I want then how would I make that a lil lower?
If you just installed them, they might still settle in and end up lowering on their own. Or you can remove your isolators if you kept them in. Otherwise you may need adjustable control arms to lower the rear some more.
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If you remove your isolators will that ruin anything? Or risk anything cause are you supposed to have them on?
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If you remove your isolators will that ruin anything? Or risk anything cause are you supposed to have them on?
No you won't ruin anything, removing the iso's will give you about another 1/2" drop just wrap the ends with electrical tape to prevent the metal on metal contact, if you don't you will have a grinding sound , some guys like to use grease on the spring but I prefer the tape.
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