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I spent the weekend installing the Ford 1" drop springs. It was quite an adventure. I also installed a Ford brake cooling kit I bought awhile ago. I also discovered the tie-rod boots were split, so I put in new outer tie-rod ends while it was apart.

The front dropped down the advertised 1", the rear however only dropped 1/2".
I've only driven it 10 miles so far. Hope it will settle and go lower.

Anyone have similiar results?

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They'll settle some, give it time. Even just the 1/2" looks better though.
 

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get some fat bitches in the back, that should fix her right up. I agree with the op it still does look better than befor.
 

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Like everyone has stated, give it some time. 10 miles really isn't that much. You should see an improvement in about a week or so. Not much, but some. Definitely looks better already.
 

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Thx, for the input. I'll give it some time.

My guess is the original springs sagged 1/4" (almost 5yrs old), I'll probably get another 1/4" settling from these. And it all adds up to a 1" drop.

Very happy with the front, not sure if they sell 1.5" rears only, but it would be my choice now.
 

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My Steeda Sport springs never 'settled'.
The higher quality springs never usually tend to settle. Their is a difference between settling and weight being put on them.
 

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My roush springs settled. It took a couple months but they eventually got to where I like them.
 

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just throw some sandbags in the trunk...............

i mean what could it hurt. no one buys these cars for their speed anyways













hahahahahaha
 

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my frpp k springs settled a good bit. it took a couple days, but like juco said, you shouldve gone with a 1.5 drop. my car doesn't look lowered, it looks "normal"
 

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pbob,

haha, you had me there till the scroll, nice.

But like I tell my wife "Is another 1/2" really going to make a difference?" :)

Agreed, lesson for others, go with the 1.5" drop springs.
 

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The higher quality springs never usually tend to settle. Their is a difference between settling and weight being put on them.
This.

You've got what you've got.

If you want it lower, it is time for different springs. Steeda Sport springs will give you 1.25" in the rear.
 

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New question, is there an orientation on the rear springs like the front? A stop where the spring hits/seats?

Guy on another forum mentioned it might be sitting on the stop? This might be possible if this true.

I just put the spring in there (right side up) with no regard to spinning it like the fronts.
 
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