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Old 08-11-2014, 09:40 PM   #1
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Lowering 2" and beyond?

So I've been really looking into lowering my car even more lately and since I just got stationed in a very low car friendly area. I've really considering it even more lately because of this. I already have the car on H&R vert springs so it sits 2" lower in the front and around 1.6 in the rear. BUT I want more to get rid of that wheel gap. I'm not trying for that hella-flush and epic camber stuff. but as it sits now it looks like stock height to me at this point compared to other cars in the area that are stock. I don't see many mustangs that are as low as I wanna go. So its something different I can do.

So I've been looking at coil over set ups, Maximum motor sports weight jacker rear lower control arms and their coil over set up. Even looked at steeda's ball joints to squeeze some more out of the front.

I know lowering a car isn't every ones thing. Just trying to see what other people have done or looked into doing to get it even lower.
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There's a couple other guys on here that are dropped past 2", look at Slow 4V's Mach, Venomous831's Cobra, and CompOrange's sixxer. Mine is personally dropped 2.5 front and 2.0 rear. I inherited cut factory Cobra springs with my IRS swap so I don't know how many coils were cut off. Since I'm on 17s it doesn't look quite as low as it is. Caster/camber plates are a must along with a good bump steer kit. I'm currently sitting at -2.3* of camber with no plates just as a reference
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I'll be well past 2" when I get my coilovers soon


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Looks so much better being that low. Stock height really does look like it could hit some trails if it wanted to


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I agree, I was skeptical at first but I really like it now that I have it. I'm thinking of raising it up slightly and going with 18s though
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I have 18's on now and have no issue with clearance. I have like a good inch and a half of gap left. I can get my camber into the positives with it as it sits. So I'm not to worried about camber being an issue once I get it that low just trying to figure out the best set up to get there. Also was seeing that pinion angle might get outta whack when it gets that low, so I'm guessing adjustable upper control arms will fix this to get the proper angle? Don't really wanna mess with those though unless I have to.
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Yeah I have about one and a half fingers clearance between tire and fender, and it's only gonna get worse once I install my C/C plates. As far as pinion angle, I would assume it will be way out, but I don't k ow exactly how you would go about fixing it, adjustable uppers seem like the way to go though.
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