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Old 04-14-2008, 10:21 AM   #1
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I have a 04 Mustang GT, and I bought the sportline springs for it. im getting mixed reviews on this, some people are telling me I will need camber plates for my car and some are not. I know ill need an aligment but do I really need camber, caster plates. Im not racing the car professionally (contrary to what the sig pic shows) I just want it lower for looks mostly. what do you all think?
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It'll be in your best interest to go ahead and get a good set of c/c plates. I recommend maximum motorsports 4 way adjustables. You'll thank yourself later and the alignment shop will thank you as well.
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My opinion on this is that the stock setup has nearly no adjustment, even with everything else stock a good set of CC plates will allow you to adjust your tires better for better performance and tire life. So with springs I consider them a must as why not do it while everthing is ripped out anyway.
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c/c plates are the best way to go
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Re: aligment

Even with Caster/Camber plates im still on the negative side for camber and i only dropped 1.75 inches.....i would say they are very wise investment otherwise you'll be wearing tires out
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^^ what type of cc plates do you have?
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Re: aligment

My front is only lowered about an inch right now and I have no room for more adjustment on my stock CC plates. I have like -1.6 and -1.7 right now as a result. I would recommend some plates.

One of our vendors (Atomic Performance) has them with free shipping and with an evolution members discount of like $10.
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i have ford racing springs and from what ive read those are as low as you can go without having C/C plates... but i just wanted to take the ugly *** gap out of the fenderwells...
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i have ford racing springs and from what ive read those are as low as you can go without having C/C plates... but i just wanted to take the ugly *** gap out of the fenderwells...
Your better off with after market c/c plates ,maximum motorsports 4 way adjustables are considered the best
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why are you better off with them if you can get your car within specs? Its not like you align a car every 3k miles...
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Re: aligment

OK, well I found out that I have the pro-kit not the sportlines. So do I still need a camber kit for the aligment?
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Re: aligment

No one can 100% answer that question without having you car on an alignment machine. WIth the lack of adjustment available in the stock plates, odds are, you will. However, no one can know for sure until you get on the machine and they come out and tell you they can or can't get it into spec.

My honest opinion, yes, you need to get them.
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