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Old 01-31-2013, 10:49 PM   #51
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Yes, can't wait for the drop. When I took the rocker stripes off my mustang it looked dramatically lower and sportier, but mine were also white on a atlantic blue car. But I have always thought they just scream V6. I would take em off but that's my opinion.
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Old 04-10-2013, 04:04 PM   #52
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Ok so shes finally dropped. Here are some before pics:



Old Spring VS new

All in! Went easy once I borrowed my Dad's impact gun. Zipped the top nut off and on no problem

The first strut mount exploded when I took it apart. Think I got all of the bearings... I think. This one took a little care but popped out fine.

How I saw the factory rear gap -__-

Did the fronts over Easter weekend, like this pic


This past week it was time to do the back!
Shock undone

Stock stuff and 275's looking good:

Rear sway

Old vs new

Pimp purple Massive panhard bar. Wish all of my suspension stuff was this color

Together

And today I got the front aligned



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H&R Race Springs
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Massive Panhard Bar

Car's aligned with 1.5deg camber up front and zero toe. Definitely more responsive than stock. Havent pushed it yet but this setup is showing me how poorly the stock stuff controls the car. Shocks are at two turns from full hard and it rides pretty nice. I think my Focus was rougher and that was on Sportlines. Dropping the car also helps it to not feel so huge on the road. I took corner height measurements before doing this so I'll post before and after once the rear settles fully.

I'll have better pics this Sunday. Bringing it to Uconn for the show so she'll be all cleaned up. Thanks for lookin
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Old 04-10-2013, 04:06 PM   #53
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Looks good!
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Go home stock rear sway bar, no one likes you.

Looks good.
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Go home stock rear sway bar, no one likes you.

Looks good.
Thanks! and yeah, wanted to see what this set-up was like before changing sways. Gotta beat on it a bit/ auto-x before I make any decisions
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:53 PM   #56
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More to gain from upgrading front sway on rwd. Looks good!
I would love to do suspension butting ripping out factory adjustable is gonna be tough
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Old 04-15-2013, 05:17 PM   #57
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Figure it's a good time to post some shots from this weekend. Still loving the H&R/Koni combo! Pissed because the alignment shop scratched the inside lip of my wheels

cleaning time







MEAT

















Thanks for checking it out

Thinking carbon mirror caps and a Diablo Intune are my next mods
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I love this. Every bit of it. I wasn't a modern Mustang fan for the past years but examples like this are turning me.
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Old 04-15-2013, 11:38 PM   #59
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Rip off them stripes and decal on some FLAMES!
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Rip off them stripes and decal on some FLAMES!
Oh god, please don't.
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