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Old 11-09-2011, 02:24 AM   #1
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Roush or Eibach springs?

I guess which are better?
Who has run them?
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Re: Roush or Eibach springs?

Good question. I've been pondering the same thing myself. Which Eibach Springs are you looking at, and are you doing the whole kit or just the springs? I didn't know Roush sold the springs separately.
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I love Eibach's pro-kit. I have it on mine
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Re: Roush or Eibach springs?

I've actually had my eye on these:

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Re: Roush or Eibach springs?

I don't like Eibach springs personally. IMHO, H&R make the best springs for Mustangs.
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I don't like Eibach springs personally. IMHO, H&R make the best springs for Mustangs.
What do you not like about them? Have you had and specific bad experiences?
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What do you not like about them? Have you had and specific bad experiences?
I've driven a few autox setup cars on Eibach Pro-kit springs & found them to be rather soft for a car meant to handle.
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I've driven a few autox setup cars on Eibach Pro-kit springs & found them to be rather soft for a car meant to handle.
The pro-kits are supposed to be softer. The Sport kits are the ones with stiffer/sport ride quality.

---------- Post added at 03:12 PM ---------- Previous post was at 03:07 PM ----------

Also... was that with the full kit or just the springs?
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Good question. I've been pondering the same thing myself. Which Eibach Springs are you looking at, and are you doing the whole kit or just the springs? I didn't know Roush sold the springs separately.
I've already installed Eibach pro-kit... They are amazing... Handling has a sign of a sport car... But after installing magnaflow competition cat-back, my rear bar began to knock the exhaust system when I caught some holes on the road. That's why I'm thinking to change rear springs to Roush that makes 1 inch instead of 1.5...
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I've already installed Eibach pro-kit... They are amazing... Handling has a sign of a sport car... But after installing magnaflow competition cat-back, my rear bar began to knock the exhaust system when I caught some holes on the road. That's why I'm thinking to change rear springs to Roush that makes 1 inch instead of 1.5...
Interesting thanks for the info. Post your impressions of the Roush and let us know if it's worth the whopping $1400 once you get it installed please.
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Re: Roush or Eibach springs?

roush springs | eBay

A quick search found some reasonably priced Roush springs...
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Re: Roush or Eibach springs?

Those are just the springs, I was talking about the kit. This stuff is generally designed to work together. Sure, you can just install the springs, but it won't be optimal...
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Re: Roush or Eibach springs?

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The pro-kits are supposed to be softer. The Sport kits are the ones with stiffer/sport ride quality.

---------- Post added at 03:12 PM ---------- Previous post was at 03:07 PM ----------

Also... was that with the full kit or just the springs?
I understand they are softer spring rate than the sportlines, but they felt almost "spongey", so much so that the car actually had more body role in it with the Eibach springs than with the factory springs. The role was bad enough the fenders would rub the side wall of the rear tires under hard-cornering.

This was just the springs as your original thread was only in regards to springs. However, he was running Hotchkiss or HKS sway bars & factory shocks.

My 05 has H&R Race Springs, Koni Sport Yellow Adj. Shocks, & Steeda Adjustable Sway Bars & Competition End links. It's rough ride on bumpy roads, but handles incredibly.

My next purchase is going to be for a fron strut brace & a Watts link rear to replace the panhard bar.
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I have H&R race springs on my 01 Bullitt, and I love them.
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Re: Roush or Eibach springs?

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This is the exact one I am considering for mine.
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This is the exact one I am considering for mine.
Sweet ... you should but it and let me know how it is
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Those are just the springs, I was talking about the kit. This stuff is generally designed to work together. Sure, you can just install the springs, but it won't be optimal...
I was talking to Dan, he was interested in changing rear springs, not the whole kit. He never mentioned changing his entire set up....

My 427R came with the Stage 2 Roush Suspension... It is more compliant than the Stage 3 or Trackpack set up...
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Please let us know if you go with this or something different. I'm going to lower mine as well but I was considering the Ford Racing Kit instead

Ford Racing Mustang Handling Pack - Coupe (05-12 GT) at AmericanMuscle - Free Shipping

Cost is different, but is the FR worth the additional $400.
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I have the eibach pro system plus on my 2011 gt and I'm in love. 2nd has never stuck so well and around the corners it is so easy to be confident the cars going to make it. Well worth the money
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I have the eibach pro system plus on my 2011 gt and I'm in love. 2nd has never stuck so well and around the corners it is so easy to be confident the cars going to make it. Well worth the money
Did you have to use caster camber plates or camber adjustment bolts?
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Camber bolts. They were able to get the camber back to neutral but couldn't get positive. Which doesn't really matter cuz my tires are wearing ok. For better handling you want negative but it handles fine, I just don't want to burn the inside of my tires
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Camber bolts. They were able to get the camber back to neutral but couldn't get positive. Which doesn't really matter cuz my tires are wearing ok. For better handling you want negative but it handles fine, I just don't want to burn the inside of my tires
Great, thanks.
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I love Eibach's pro-kit. I have it on mine
Did the one inch drop make a difference you can feel? Any problems with pinion angle?

I called AM last night and the fellow said you do not carry the 35125.880 kit. What gives?
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