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Old 02-20-2013, 11:23 PM   #1
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Lowering 96. Besides springs what do i need to buy?

I want to lower my 96 Cobra but not make the ride too harsh. I've already decided from other posts to go with progressive springs. Besides the springs, what do I need. I'd like to start and finish it on the same day. Do I need to by rubber isolators? Snubbers? The car has 44k and has been garaged all it's life. When you buy a kit from Eibach, does it come with everything you need? Thanks, Dave
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:26 PM   #2
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Look into aftermarket shocks and maybe CC plates. But with you're low miles you're oem shocks should be good. How much of a drop are you wanting?
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:33 PM   #3
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I found some bbk springs on ebay for cheap. The ride comfort is surprisingly well and are progressive rate. Check eBay and Craigslist for a deal.
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Caster camber plates (4 bolt), Bumpsteer kit, Steeda X2 balljoints if it's time for new ones or you need an additional 1/2"-1" drop up front. On the cheaper side of things, I am completely satisfied with KYB shocks/struts.
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at a mimimum:

Caster/Camber (for alignment HIGHLY recommend MM's 4 bolt CC plates)

Optional (needed if OEM are worn out where noted)

sway bar end links (shorter now that you are lowered)
shocks/struts (if OEM is in need of replacing)
new spring isolators, stay OEM ford on these the polyurethane ones are taller and reduce drop and squeek.
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