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I have been pondering this question for awhile now. These Ford Racing coils springs that they sell that are so cheap(usually $130.-$160.) are they worth going to for a suspension upgrade? I know they are not progressive rate like Eibach Pro kit I am so in love with but does anybody have any experience with this type of spring upgrade? Pros or cons??? Every time I plan my suspension upgrade and add everything up these springs keep looking enticing with $100+/- difference compared to say the Eibach kits. Any thoughts, guys???
 

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I have FRPP C Springs on ym car. the ride height is much better, and the cornering is more responsive. I do not have numbers to tell you a difference or not between stock springs and C springs, but I recommend them
 

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Thanks bro! By the way congrat.s on the the Featured Car spot. I see why you got it. Yeah, I was hoping they would be fairly decent with ride quality but really I'm mainly concerned about them holding up good to my horsepower setup. You think they ride pretty comfy? I mean, can you stand the difference in ride quality???
 

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The ride quality seems the same. The ride height looks much better and is lowered about 1.25-1.5" and there is no need for caster camber plates with this mild a drop. Anything more, and you will need c/c plates for better alignment
 

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AtlanticBlue99 said:
The ride quality seems the same. The ride height looks much better and is lowered about 1.25-1.5" and there is no need for caster camber plates with this mild a drop. Anything more, and you will need c/c plates for better alignment
Wow, thanks bro! That answered alot of my questions and concerns. By the way, congrat.s on the Featured Car thing. Sweet looking ride. I can definitely see why you got it! I use to have a six banger myself, always thought it would be so sleeper to trick it out one day. Sounds like you're on your way now......later!
 

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They're a good kit, but I think a stang could go lower than what the C-Spring can provide..
 

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They're a good kit, but I think a stang could go lower than what the C-Spring can provide..
It's not a question as to can you go lower but why would you want to from a Performance standpoint? Too low and my car is going to plant my Goodyear Comp t/a's smack dab into my fenderwell. Now as for looks, 1 1/2 in. drop on a performance oriented ride is PLENTY imo......
 

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I hear nothing but good things about the C spring, I say go with them over the eibach anyday.
SAWEET! That means alot to me coming from a mod. Thanks for your imput!!! :banana
 

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I like the c springs on an older fox but ham settling for b on the 94 gt as the wife has to ride in the car too. She didn't like the firmness of the c but I did.

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Their is 2 differant ford C springs. The normal ones. And the SUPER SPORTS. A bullitt or mach 1 comes stock with the ford racing SS c springs. the yare 600 inch pounds front and progressive rear of 300-350 inch pounds.

i thnk the ss springs are to ruff of a ride. I went with stock gt springs and cut them. Car looked good. and drove the best it ever did.
 

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Had to wake this old thread up.

I am going to lower my 2002 GT as soon as I can find the set of springs I want. I was considering the 5300-B springs for the softer ride, but after reading this thread I believe I want the 5300-C springs. If they were stock on the bullitt then its definintely what I want. However, with the research I have been doing I cannot find 2 different "C" class springs by Ford Racing. I have been on their website and it only lists one 5300-C set of springs. Is it possible there are NOT 2 different sets of 5300-C springs?

Also, will I need new shocks? How different is the Bullitt suspension from the GT?
 

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Perfect. Thanks a lot. Does the bullitt have different shocks as well?
 

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BULLITT said:
They make 2 differant springs ss c springs and regular c springs



www.summitracing.com

part numbers fms-m-5300-b (regular springs)

part number fms-m-5300-c( ss springs)
I thought those were B springs and C springs. The one ending in B would be B springs, and the one ending in C would be C springs? They drop the same applications the exact same amount according to the detailed specs listed in the links.

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Engine Size

    * 5.0L/302,
    * 4.6L/281

Year

    * 2004,
    * 2003,
    * 2002,
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    * 1999,
    * 1998,
    * 1997,
    * 1996,
    * 1995,
    * 1994,
    * 1993,
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    * 1991,
    * 1990,
    * 1989,
    * 1988,
    * 1987,
    * 1986,
    * 1985,
    * 1984,
    * 1983,
    * 1982,
    * 1979

Amount of Drop Front

    * 0.87 in.,
    * 1.12 in.

Amount of Drop Rear

    * 0.5 in.,
    * 0.75 in.

Chassis

    * Fox,
    * SN95
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Code:
Narrow Your Application Results
Engine Size

    * 5.0L/302,
    * 4.6L/281

Year

    * 2004,
    * 2003,
    * 2002,
    * 2001,
    * 2000,
    * 1999,
    * 1998,
    * 1997,
    * 1996,
    * 1995,
    * 1994,
    * 1993,
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    * 1983,
    * 1982,
    * 1979

Amount of Drop Front

    * 0.87 in.,
    * 1.12 in.

Amount of Drop Rear

    * 0.5 in.,
    * 0.75 in.

Chassis

    * Fox,
    * SN95
No you won't need new shocks/struts/ c/c plates with a subtle drop, but stock units will wear out faster.
 

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How tall are the b springs compared to stock ones.?Just trying figure before I decide to install the stock ones I have or go with the B springs.
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