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Old 12-06-2015, 11:33 AM   #1
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Just bought SR performance lowering springs do I immediately need new strut mounts? Or can I use stock?


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How old are the stock struts/shocks? You can run the stock ones for awhile but isn't recommend by any means.


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It's a 2013 mustang so only 2 years


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I was under the impression that with the drop the SR springs give you, you would be ok running stock shocks and struts until they wore out. I heard they will wear out quicker but that was all. Maybe the gt is different than the v6 when it comes to lowering springs?
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I was under the impression that with the drop the SR springs give you, you would be ok running stock shocks and struts until they wore out. I heard they will wear out quicker but that was all. Maybe the gt is different than the v6 when it comes to lowering springs?
It's not just the drop. It's the spring rate (stiffness) of aftermarket springs that wear out the factory struts and shocks. Looks like the SR springs are approx. 70 lb./in. stiffer than factory specs which make them one of the stiffer sets of springs. In this case, I would advise getting aftermarket shocks/struts to pair with the SR springs.
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:35 PM   #6
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Thanks guys I just picked them up because I had issues with the stock springs and a friend had the SRs nearby and it says on AM about a different strut mount needed I just need it to work for a Week until those come in.


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I put my SR springs on with the factory strut mount, no issues.
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Awesome thanks man!


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Got the springs on and everything came out perfect thanks guy!


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Throw up a pic so we can see the outcome.
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Looks good! The front looks lower on mine as well.
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Yeah I'm hoping it will settle a little better


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