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Old 02-24-2016, 02:56 PM   #36
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I have 315s with 17 inch rim and I rub
I had to roll my fenders 😐. But I think I decided on getting the h&r super sports with mm castor camber plates and then get an alignment and then when I get more money imma get the Bilistein hdss.
Most likely my tie rod ends are shot so if I get steedas bump steer that replaces the tie rod ends correct?
Just the outers

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S techs, konis and steeda x2 ball joints and your damn close to a 3" drop


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Old 02-24-2016, 04:07 PM   #38
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I couldn't imagine 3 inch drop with my longtubes 😳
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S techs, konis and steeda x2 ball joints and your damn close to a 3" drop


04 GT: CAI, 3.73, Longtubes, Full exhaust, Comp Cams 270's, Short throw, Pullies, BBK 73mm TB, MSD coils, 47lb injectors, MPT tuned, Steeda lowering springs, Front strut bar, MM caster camber plates and the list goes on.
How much for that setup?
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Old 02-24-2016, 04:45 PM   #40
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If you don't need adjustability you don't need coilovers. Just get the right shocks/struts for your selected drop and spring rates and a good set of MM CC plates.

TBTH I simply don't get going super low myself. Hard to get out of the car, the ride quality is a bag of *** and hooking up/handling suffers too if you are too low. Then there is your car getting torn up from bumps in the road and not being able to go over speed bumps.
Well, most people these days are buying coilovers simply for the ability to adjust ride height, not for track duty. I agree if you don't care to adjust the height for track purposes don't get coil overs. I do prefer them over a bagged system, less weight and crap to break.

Ride height is purely subjective, much like exhaust. 2" imo on the 99-04 cars is not that much when you look at the amount of factory fender gap. 2" can still leave ~1-1.5" of gap depending on wheel height. It's certainly not super low. Over 2" with bags, tucking the wheels in the fenders is super stupid low. The street pimping import crowd owns this one by far.
Mustangs are already hard to get out of, 2" won't really make it that much worse. Who knows, 20 years from now I'll probably feel differently
I have to disagree with ride quality suffering. Yes, an improper setup will trash ride quality, but well matched shocks/struts with the right progressive springs will maintain and even improve ride quality.
Hooking up does suffer as weight transfer does not occur or correctly. But frankly, 80% of the mustangs out there that are lowered don't see the track enough to merit drag springs, lakewoods, fox springs etc. Hell half don't even have the driver mod! They would rather have a lowered car to show off than a drag car setup with the front end sitting higher = EVEN MORE WHEEL GAP!!!!
Speed bumps = shopping malls. I hate shopping malls. Problem solved.



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So for what I'm going for, everyone recommends expensive coilovers? I'm just trying to gauge what all I'm going to be doing with the free $ I have coming.
I would say for a $1k budget, do the Super Sports or Teins, new shocks/struts, and CC plates. If you install yourself (not hard at all) and get an alignment you'll be just over $1k. You'll get the drop you want and maintain a comfortable ride.
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That is the cx coil overs ?
Yes sir. Can still lower a couple inches.... Which is very unnecessary.

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Was going to order the SR Coilovers from American Muscle but they are out of stock. Not sure if anyone on here has or is using them or not. But the price didn't seem to hurt too much.
A guy at work got these and installed them a couple weeks ago. He did these on an 02 GT. Looks good, he said it rides fine, not great but not bad. He has a seperate drag car so this one is just for cruising and shows etc. Im going to see how his fair, but it will be a while since our weather is so bad here now. It was nice when he put them on

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