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Old 05-11-2014, 06:15 AM   #1
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So I drive a 2014 Mustang GT and I have stock 18 inch wheels and I was thinking of get lowering spring but would this improve handling at all? Or would I have to get a sway bar as well? Any advice would be appreciated.
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No need for sway bars. If the springs lower your car more than one inch your suspension geometry will be off. You will need lca relo brackets, adjustable pan hard bar, and adjustable uca.
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Maximum impact on handling? Better dampers and tires. Springs really more a looks thing in a road driven car. The sway bars are already huge, typical American car style, even on the base suspension.
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No need for sway bars. If the springs lower your car more than one inch your suspension geometry will be off. You will need lca relo brackets, adjustable pan hard bar, and adjustable uca.
Panhard bar YES... but I have been reading a lot and it seems like you'll only need all the other crap if you
A.) Want to get even better gripping from the suspension... or
B.) Lower the car more than 1.5 inches... not one inch...

But in all honesty I am really new to this car also... This is STRICTLY based on what I have been reading!
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Thanks for all the advice. Right now I'm just trying to improve handling until I can get some wheels. What would you guys recommend I do? Should I just get some lowering springs? And which ones are good? I'm kinda new to this car thing
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DON'T lower/stiff spring a car on the stock dampers, no matter what you hear on here. That's back-asswards. Good shocks and struts will make the most of the springs you have whereas harder/stiffer lowering springs will push the stock dampers well out of their meager range.

Do both at once or dampers first.
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If you are looking to completely transform your suspension buy this:
http://silkroadgarage.com/i-68398.aspx
It is worth every penny and this is a inexpensive entry level set.
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Checkout this one too:
http://www.cjponyparts.com/kw-suspen...FWgF7AodaAIA5g
Good luck with your build.
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