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Old 02-07-2017, 09:36 PM   #1
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Another new svt owner.

While it's not my first focus, it is my first svt. Couple questions....

It's time to replace the struts and shocks with 122k on them. Would I be better off going with the svt oem kit or a set of kyb agx on factory springs?

Second... Under acceleration it almost feels like a slight surge that's steady on off the whole time. Very subtle but it's there. Can't feel it under normal driving, just acceleration. Any insight? I know its impossible to diagnose from that description lol. Just curious though.

3rd I'm about to tackle the radio swap too. The steering wheel controls has me a bit hesitant lol

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Struts and shocks thats your opinion. Want to lower deal with rough ride. Stock go with summit racing front struts are built already. 300 for kit. Radio swap easy just call crutchfield they can hook you up. Installed a Kenwood with stalk control. You will have to spend another 80 bucks for control easy install.

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Will the kyb struts on factory springs ride rough and lower it?
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Springs will lower it not strut. You will also need a good shop to align it.
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Had Eibach in my SVT rougfhride. Handled great.
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No.

But I'd love to know where the idea that normal shocks/struts can change ride height came from....
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Question when was timing belt done.
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Not sure on the timing belt so I'm ordering one from rock auto and a water pump. Once I figure out what I wanna do for struts it's all getting ordered at one time
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Would order timing belt stuff from steve at Tascaparts.com. Dont forget cam seals.
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