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Old 09-30-2012, 03:33 PM   #5
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interesting measurement / observation!

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Originally Posted by Geezer View Post
Unless you have abused the car the current springs should be OK.
After a few drive cycles, the front end is about 3/8" higher with the new assembly (strut/spring assembled by the fine folks that work for Ford).

So, the springs were sagging a bit after about 118k miles. Glad I did it.

Aside: A few winds of the springs had some shiny areas - the inner wheel well has what appears to be a corresponding series of rubbed marks.

Could it be they were whapping??????????????

-T_T
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