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Old 10-04-2016, 12:45 PM   #1
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Hey guys I'm looking to either purchase the ram air hood from cervinis or

Lowering the car with a few other suspension goodies. The price is about equal. Any thoughts I feel pretty torn between the two

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Old 10-04-2016, 12:55 PM   #2
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Old 10-04-2016, 12:58 PM   #3
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That's kind of where I was leaning.

I was looking to get the following parts

Steeda Camber plates
Bmr panhard bar
Bmr panhard support bar
Bmr panhard relocation brackets
Bmr lowering springs
And the koni orange shock/struts

Does this look like a decent start?


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Old 10-04-2016, 01:02 PM   #4
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I say: get the Hood.
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Old 10-04-2016, 01:20 PM   #5
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Old 10-04-2016, 02:02 PM   #6
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Suspension.


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I just did the steeda sport springs on mine, and didn't need a adjustable panhard bar
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Old 10-04-2016, 02:54 PM   #8
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Ya I would skip it but since the new wheels I can tell it's shifted towards the drivers side and it's driving me nuts.


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Yeppp, What kit do you have on it now?
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Old 10-04-2016, 03:07 PM   #10
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Nothing is stock ride height. The wheels are 19" staggered niche targas with nitto nt555g2's


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We need to meet up to take pictures of these ugly *** things, i literally don't have any of mine.

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I do want to do the same grille and fog lights as you though
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Definitely lower it the stock hoods for 2013-2014 gt's are ok stock while the stock wheel gap is terrible 😬.
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We need to meet up to take pictures of these ugly *** things, i literally don't have any of mine.

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I do want to do the same grille and fog lights as you though

Absolutely man. As soon as I get it clean we can take some photos. I always like a good excuse to use my camera equipment.


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Definitely lower it the stock hoods for 2013-2014 gt's are ok stock while the stock wheel gap is terrible 😬.

Ya you have a point. Any thoughts on the suspension setup I listed.


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Old 10-04-2016, 05:12 PM   #14
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Absolutely man. As soon as I get it clean we can take some photos. I always like a good excuse to use my camera equipment.


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Ya you have a point. Any thoughts on the suspension setup I listed.


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I would recommend eibach sportlines, sexy drop but not too low for the street. Here's a pic of my car before and after Click image for larger version

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That's kind of where I was leaning.

I was looking to get the following parts

Steeda Camber plates
Bmr panhard bar
Bmr panhard support bar
Bmr panhard relocation brackets
Bmr lowering springs
And the koni orange shock/struts

Does this look like a decent start?


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I would lean towards yellows, they are adjustable and I love them!
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Not to mention good doesn't do anything vs suspension makes a hell of a difference. I did not know how big of a pos the stock suspension was
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I would recommend eibach sportlines, sexy drop but not too low for the street. Here's a pic of my car before and after Attachment 205454sportlines

How many inches was that drop. Seems pretty dang low lol.


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Not to mention good doesn't do anything vs suspension makes a hell of a difference. I did not know how big of a pos the stock suspension was

I know what you mean. I'm trying to find a happy median. My last mustangs all had really low stiff suspensions and I'm trying not to go too crazy just somewhere in the middle.


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Old 10-04-2016, 07:27 PM   #19
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I know what you mean. I'm trying to find a happy median. My last mustangs all had really low stiff suspensions and I'm trying not to go too crazy just somewhere in the middle.


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It advertised 1.2 in the front and 2 in the back but I think it dropped mine a bit more than that. If you don't want yours too low and rough I would get eibach pro springs which shouldn't be as stiff. But yeah it is very low but I have had no issues with scraping at all.
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OK Im still deciding I looked at steeda but it seemed like not enough. The Bmr advertise 1.5in drop


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I know what you mean. I'm trying to find a happy median. My last mustangs all had really low stiff suspensions and I'm trying not to go too crazy just somewhere in the middle.


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Yea man right now I have mine all soft and it's awesome but when I went autoX last weekend I made them super stiff and whoa was the handling 10x better. You can play around with the adjustable and if you don't have really rough roads than you can make it stiffer. Also search the forum on those oranges people seem to have problems with those just FYI
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Yea man right now I have mine all soft and it's awesome but when I went autoX last weekend I made them super stiff and whoa was the handling 10x better. You can play around with the adjustable and if you don't have really rough roads than you can make it stiffer. Also search the forum on those oranges people seem to have problems with those just FYI

OK I'll look a little more. I'm not too interested in adjustable just cause I know I'll never change them but maybe a different brand would be better than the konis. Thanks for the input.


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Old 10-05-2016, 03:08 AM   #23
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Definitely the Suspension Mods! I look forward to that being my first mod as well, cant beat that aggressive stance and better handling. Hood can come later imo.
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Nice lookin pics as well! Need get a good wash done on mine so I can take out my Canon T6i. New to DSLRs and photography probably wont come out as good as the pics you got lol but ill give it a try!
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T6i is a Nice piece. I have a a T5 and will eventually upgrade the body. Just use angles to your advantage when taking photos and try different settings.


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Koni Yellows.....I've read a fair number of threads where the Org squeek. And while I don't adjust mine I did mess with them at 1st to get a good balance between "bounce" and "oof"
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Out of curiosity my car only has 14,000 miles currently and I don't drove it very much. Would it be better to just leave the stick shocks and struts until they are worn out. I'm not out there racing or anything. I'm mostly doing it for appearance and could upgrade shocks and struts later



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better is a tricky word.

I wouldn't go to the cost/labor of springs without doing the entire job. I redid my suspension by purchasing parts over a year but installed everything at once.
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OK that makes sense and I'll probably go that route. What is with the lca and relocation brackets? Are those a must and is everything OK with the stock drive shaft with the eibach pro kit. I wasn't sure if there needed to be any adjustments. I'd like to get it done right the first time and I don't know much about suspensions.


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That's kind of where I was leaning.

I was looking to get the following parts

Steeda Camber plates
Bmr panhard bar
Bmr panhard support bar
Bmr panhard relocation brackets
Bmr lowering springs
And the koni orange shock/struts

Does this look like a decent start?
Pretty good list.
I'd go with Bilstein shocks and struts (the shortened ones for lowered cars).
The konis will work, but aren't really ideal for a lowered car. The bilsteins are well worth the extra money IMO, and that is coming from a Koni Yellow owner (wishing I went bilstein).
I'd also add lower control arms when you can, they help a lot with wheel hop.
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my sport's are 1 in the front and 1.5 in the rear, i noticed as soon as i put it on the ground from the lift lol
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Thanks guys I appreciate all the help! I will start buying parts piece by piece and as they come in sale. These suspensions are so finicky lol


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