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Old 01-22-2013, 07:53 PM   #1
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lowering springs, do I need new struts/ shocks

I bought myself some Eibach Prokit springs and I was wondering if I had to get my self new struts/ shocks even if it was 1" and if I do what do you guys suggest


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Old 01-22-2013, 08:13 PM   #2
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If you don't want stiffer struts you should be okay with the stock ones on the Pro-kit. Replacing the struts now will save you labor later on.
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If you don't want stiffer struts you should be okay with the stock ones on the Pro-kit. Replacing the struts now will save you labor later on.
I'm not worrying on the labor XD
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:28 PM   #4
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Ive got the same springs with stock struts. No problem at all. They are new anyways...
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My OEM shocks/struts wore out pretty quickly on Eibach Pro-Kits. Considering that you're going to want to get upgraded dampers eventually anyway, cut out having to do the work twice and get the shocks/struts now.
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Old 01-23-2013, 09:44 PM   #6
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My OEM shocks/struts wore out pretty quickly on Eibach Pro-Kits. Considering that you're going to want to get upgraded dampers eventually anyway, cut out having to do the work twice and get the shocks/struts now.
any suggestion of brand?
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Should be good on SVT shocks/struts.
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Should be good on SVT shocks/struts.
This. Ford Racing Performance Parts (FRPP) is the best option for 06-11 dampers. I actually ended up ditching my Eibach springs in favor of FRPP springs eventually because the Eibachs were too soft. I love my setup now…until I eventually get coilovers
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Old 02-03-2013, 09:20 AM   #9
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This. Ford Racing Performance Parts (FRPP) is the best option for 06-11 dampers. I actually ended up ditching my Eibach springs in favor of FRPP springs eventually because the Eibachs were too soft. I love my setup now…until I eventually get coilovers
Do you know where you can buy the 2 as a package? Also how much of a drop do you get with the ford springs? Do you have any pictures? Trying to get an idea of how much lower I want my car, all I know is I think stock rides to high and soft... haha
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My OEM shocks/struts wore out pretty quickly on Eibach Pro-Kits. Considering that you're going to want to get upgraded dampers eventually anyway, cut out having to do the work twice and get the shocks/struts now.
I agree with this although I still run my stock struts with the 2" drop, they do take a toll on the stock struts. Even though they are wore out I actually like the ride better than any other adjustables I've rode on, with others cars.

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Should be good on SVT shocks/struts.
I've heard from a fellow member, SVT struts can't take lowering springs, they will bend. But he is a avid autoX'er.
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