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Old 11-30-2012, 09:56 PM   #11
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Yes bought it new 11 miles on it now 47kmiles I drive it to work daily under 14 miles round trip.
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:04 PM   #12
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Factory parts that were pulled
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03 11 08a
H1XPA
2M5V-18080-BA
98 A0-5K570-AH

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03 02 27 b
H1XPA
2M5V-18k001-B

Springs have yellow red side by side in middle of rear and two yellow one red on the front the red at base then yellow going up next two coils
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:08 PM   #13
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The lack of body roll could have been from the car sagging a bit, less travel to lean on? I know my SVT is lower than my ZX3 was with the same suspension (SVT kit). The front looks real low but the back is just as high as any other SVT I've seen. It probably was tighten with the suspension drooping. It may just need time to settle also. You could always swap the springs out with your old ones and keep the new shocks and struts?
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:51 PM   #14
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Every set of springs has a break in period, when I put my saleen springs on I swear the car had no difference in ride height compared to my broken in SVT springs. Drove on it for like 3-4 months and they settled right down.
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:17 PM   #15
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:19 PM   #16
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Photo when it was new with about 100 or so miles on the car. not the same angle but you can see there is less space from the tire to the body.





This was from 2006
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:40 PM   #17
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Wow your front end is so much higher than mine is new and in 06'. I'd give it a little bit of time to settle and then see how it is. Have you replaced your sway bar bushings ever?
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No, the oly other parts I changed were the moog sway bar end links a few weeks ago.
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What about the rear sway bar bushing? The fronts should be fine if it was done not to long ago.
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FWIW - I have an '04 ZTS with the same '04 wheels & suspension kit installed.

I just re-measured the distance from tire to fender lip as you did in the pictures, and it matches exactly. 2" at the front, and 2.5" at the rear.

Hope that helps, it looks to me like the proper "new" ride height. The "drop" I got from stock suspension to SVT kit was about .5".
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