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Old 03-17-2012, 09:48 AM   #1
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I have a 2012 5.0 and I would like to lower it with spring but I have been hearing that if you just do spring with with mess up your other suspension in a few months is this true ??
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I've had mine lowered since I bought it new and she is just fine. Alot of people don't like the "just springs" method because of the ride but it is all opinion. Yes it is a little rough on bumpy roads but that's to be expected. If you want it to ride like a Cadillac....buy a Cadillac or you can do a full suspension on it. Full suspension is great but again it's all opinion and how you like it to ride. If you are just doing springs you might wanna look into some camber plates or the less expensive camber bolts so that your tires don't go to **** from uneven wear.
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I haven't lowered my 5.0 but my other imports I've lowered with springs. The ride is way rougher than with coil overs. My shocks wore out at a faster rate which is to be expected. When I had coil overs the ride stayed the same and even improved on some of my cars. Springs are cheaper but I'll never do them again.
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going by the ''standard,'' by just doing lowering springs/sport springs...your stock shocks won't last as long. If you want lowering/solid ride/handling...go coilover route. These mustangs are built better than ones in the past and also have better shocks than most cars in it's price range these days so by just doing springs, it won't be that bad. But, if you want the peace of mind/added adjustability/and don't mind forking over a few more extra dollars...then go coilovers. Just my .02. Good luck.
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