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Has anyone lowered their car to improve handling? What would you guys recommend to use for lowering the car?
 

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I just lowered my 03 with Eibach sportlines. I would also recommend getting cc plates and new shocks/struts.
 

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I would recommend Eibach & H&R forsure!, ford also carries some springs.

Ive ran eibach's on all my cars in the past & still some currently..no problems..great ride!:bigthumbsup
 

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I have Steeda Sport Springs and Koni STR.Ts with camber plates very big improvement with this combo... seems to be very popular as well
 

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do you think that if i just purchase springs that will be sufficient? How much roughly do you think the installation would be?
 

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I have the ford racing lowering springs that supposedly drop it "1.25 all around. I love the ride, much stiffer but didn't completely kill the comfortable ride.
 

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I have the steeda sport and Koni srt combo as well. Huge
Improvement and still very drivable and not scraping the bottom
Of my car. Depending on how much of a drop you are looking to
Get the stock struts and shocks probably won't last long so
If you can you're better off upgrading now and doing the fronts once.
 

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Has anyone lowered their car to improve handling? What would you guys recommend to use for lowering the car?
do you think that if i just purchase springs that will be sufficient? How much roughly do you think the installation would be?
We sell the Eibach Pro springs at UPR and there is a discount for forum members. You'll need to get the car aligned after lowering it, and you may not need any camber correction, but I would strongly recommend for you to install an adjustable pan hard bar to correct the rear axle offset after you lower the vehicle.

2005-2011 Ford Mustang GT V6 UPR Pro Series Kit Lowering Springs by Eibach at UPR Products - Lifetime Warranty!

2005-2011 Ford Mustang Pro Street Double Adjustable Pan Hard Bar - UPR Products
 

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I am still trying to decide between the Steeda Streets and the FRPP N springs. Looks like some have used both here. Can anyone speak to a comparison? If you have either, what do you think of the look and the ride? I am installing on a yet-to-be-delivered 2012 V6 Premium Vert.
 

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I did springs, Koni, strano sway bars, gt500 mounts, and
Gt500 tires with nitto 555's all at once. I wanted to put together
My own set up similar to the ford handling kit. Dramatic change and
Still drivable everyday. A little rougher than stock but not jarring over
Bumps.
 

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What's the least dramatic lowering spring? For ride harshness that is.
 

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2011 mustang :: licenseedit.jpg picture by vinced76 - Photobucket

Here's a pic of mine with the steeda sport springs. Supposedly
1 inch up front and 1.25 in the back. I get a lot of compliments
On the look. It changed the whole appearance and handles great.
Thanks Vinced76! That is a good look, perfect stance imo. That is approximately the same drop the N Springs give and I am looking at the entire FRPP Handling pkg. which includes GT500 struts/shocks, mounts and sway bars. I think I am sticking with the Pony Pkg 18" wheels but going to a 255/45ZR18 tire. So, my look should end up similar. Possibly a bit lower with the vert. as she is heavier in the a$$ end than your coupe. Still up in the air on those springs though. It would be great if someone out there had experience with both the Steedas and the FRPPs to give me a comparison.
 

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Do some research on the ford kit. I believe you can piece your own
Kit together with better parts. My sway bars have 3 adjustments
And are hollow so they same weight. I got everything for around$950 not
Including the wheels and tires. Check sway bar figments some will
Not work on a convertible
 

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Do some research on the ford kit. I believe you can piece your own
Kit together with better parts. My sway bars have 3 adjustments
And are hollow so they same weight. I got everything for around$950 not
Including the wheels and tires. Check sway bar figments some will
Not work on a convertible
I was trying to get the fitment info, even called Ford Racing, they could not tell me why it says "coupe only" Where did you find that info? Yeah, I shopped a bit and did not find a way to get the whole kit that low, even getting them from other manufacturers. I found the whole kit for 1099.99 on line and plan to resell the STB as the Vert will have the GT version already and i like that one.
 

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Just do a search online. I believe the only piece that will
Not fit the vert is the rear sway bar. I'm assuming the vert has some
Bracing in the way. Also as you stated earlier the vert is heavier
So the spring and shock ratings may not be ideal for a convert.
I know for older fox and sn95 mustangs some companies make springs
Just for convert. I haven't seen this yet for the newer mustangs. I'd
Call a couple vendors onthis site and talk to them. By the way
255 series tires are the way to go. I got 275 all the way around and they rub a bit
On the front. I'll be installing rousch rack spacers.
 

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I did springs, Koni, strano sway bars, gt500 mounts, and
Gt500 tires with nitto 555's all at once. I wanted to put together
My own set up similar to the ford handling kit. Dramatic change and
Still drivable everyday. A little rougher than stock but not jarring over
Bumps.
Vinced76, where did you get your Konis and which ones are you running? I have been more than happy with my dbl adjustable coil overs on my 2000 vert, but they have really gone up in price in the last 11 years!
 

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I got mine several months ago from stranoparts for like $310 for all 4. I believe they've gone up in price since. I have the entry level SRT non adjustable models.
 

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I got mine several months ago from stranoparts for like $310 for all 4. I believe they've gone up in price since. I have the entry level SRT non adjustable models.
Yep, that's a good price. Looks like the best one out there is $465.54 for all 4 now. Seriously thinking of going that direction instead of FRPP for them. Still can't decide between the Sport and the Ultralites for the springs. Will add the Steeda adj Panhard Bar too to make sure the rear alignment can be corrected.
 
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