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Old 05-25-2012, 10:47 PM   #1
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Roush springs with SVT dampers

Ok I'm going to get straight to the point here. A guy at work gave me a complete used Roush suspension kit today for free. I'd like to put it on but I want to change out the struts and shocks before I do. Will the SVT damper kit work ok for this and will they soften the ride some? I read that the Roush kit itself is a little stiff so I'm figuring that the SVT dampers should help with that. Anyone with experience here would be really appreciated. I don't mess with suspension systems too much.


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I cant imagine they would be much different then the SVT springs. I dont see why the SVT shocks wouldn't work.
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Ok I'm going to get straight to the point here. A guy at work gave me a complete used Roush suspension kit today for free. I'd like to put it on but I want to change out the struts and shocks before I do. Will the SVT damper kit work ok for this and will they soften the ride some? I read that the Roush kit itself is a little stiff so I'm figuring that the SVT dampers should help with that. Anyone with experience here would be really appreciated. I don't mess with suspension systems too much.
I don't know what your spring ratings are, but if they are stiff like you say they are, & you went w/ a so called softer strut= a strut that can't keep up w/ the stiffer springs, than you'd have a bouncy mess= porpusing doing down the road. Its best to use the struts/shocks designed for the springs. I believe the Roush springs will lower your car 1.8'' & being used maybe a tad lower. You got the springs for free, so w/ that, I'd go for a set of Koni yellows & Tirerack has them on sale= 20% off till the end of the month. Hit up Trevor@ Tirerack.
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The SVT shocks are versatle but they won't handle everything. I wouldn't use them with drops of more than 1.5 inches or spring rates much more than 170lbs/in to stay on the safe side.
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