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Old 11-17-2012, 08:27 PM   #1
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Question on lowering springs

So i have a 04 mustang gt and want the slammed look without buying coilovers and i found some tein s techs springs which lower the fr 2.5in and rear 2.3, it says the stock shocks should be fine so i wont change those dont mind ride quality that much is there anything else i will need to do? Thanks!
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If you lower it that much, you'll blow out your stock shocks quickly
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If you lower it that much, you'll blow out your stock shocks quickly
+1 do shocks at the same time. Soooo much easier
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So i have a 04 mustang gt and want the slammed look without buying coilovers and i found some tein s techs springs which lower the fr 2.5in and rear 2.3, it says the stock shocks should be fine so i wont change those dont mind ride quality that much is there anything else i will need to do? Thanks!
CC plates, alignment, steeda x2 balljoints.

Your stock shocks are not going to last, being that low. You'd be best to change at same time since it'll be apart anyway.
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Old 11-18-2012, 12:28 AM   #5
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anything past 1.5" you'll want C&C plates and new shocks...past 2" your gonna want those plus x2 balljoints or you're gonna have a bad time.
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anything past 1.5" you'll want C&C plates and new shocks...past 2" your gonna want those plus x2 balljoints or you're gonna have a bad time.
And I know this is the obvious but I would like to add alignment to the list.
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And I know this is the obvious but I would like to add alignment to the list.
lol yeah it would help...after you lower it OP give it a week to settle before you do so though. your tires aren't gonna die from just a week (well at 1.5"...at 2+ it coule be weird)
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Oh okay thanks for the tips guys! And what exactly are cc plates i see everyone talking about them is it like camber? Or what?
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Oh okay thanks for the tips guys! And what exactly are cc plates i see everyone talking about them is it like camber? Or what?
They go on top of struts (under hood) to help get it properly aligned.
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They go on top of struts (under hood) to help get it properly aligned.
Oh okay sweet thanks! What shocks would you recommend?
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Oh okay sweet thanks! What shocks would you recommend?
Tokico blues. Best bang for the buck
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here's a friends car...x2 balljoints...eibach springs cut...tokico blue shocks...c&c plates...and some nice saleens to fill up the wheel well...

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here's a friends car...x2 balljoints...eibach springs cut...tokico blue shocks...c&c plates...and some nice saleens to fill up the wheel well...
Thats pretty sick
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here's a friends car...x2 balljoints...eibach springs cut...tokico blue shocks...c&c plates...and some nice saleens to fill up the wheel well...
Damn that looks good
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That's what I want to do also
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here's a friends car...x2 balljoints...eibach springs cut...tokico blue shocks...c&c plates...and some nice saleens to fill up the wheel well...
Sick stance. Had to cut the eibachs to get it at that height. I'm tempted to cut mine now. Are their ball joints that are adjustable for overall ride height?
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I'm thinking H&Rs still, looks like they lower the most. Correct me if I'm wrong
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I'm thinking H&Rs still, looks like they lower the most. Correct me if I'm wrong
These go the lowest ive found and what i want they are japanese but japanese make quality stuff its china that sucks so cant hate to much i mean their drift car is a mustang haha http://www.tein.com/tech_info/g94.html
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I'm thinking H&Rs still, looks like they lower the most. Correct me if I'm wrong
I have h&r's on mine and it's the lowest mustang around. They're German engineered so you can't go wrong. My buddy has a 2011 m3 and has the same springs on his as mine
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I have h&r's on mine and it's the lowest mustang around. They're German engineered so you can't go wrong. My buddy has a 2011 m3 and has the same springs on his as mine
Do you think H&Rs will go lower that eibachs?
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Do you think H&Rs will go lower that eibachs?
They'll go lower but the eibachs have a smoother ride
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H&R supersport springs
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H&R supersport springs
Did u leave iso's in?
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Did u leave iso's in?
Yeah I left my isos in
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