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should be shocks and struts i THINK..
 

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you looking to lower it or just replace old parts?
 

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shoks in back struts in front
 

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well i eventually wanna lower it within like the next 6-8 months but however i can like push down on the front end of my car and make it bounce a whole lot so i dont know if they are on their way out or if they just are really spongy possibly? anyway im loong at the KYB stuff on this page Car Part Wholesale - Auto Parts and Accessories Catalog - 1996 Ford Mustang Strut Assembly and was just wondering if this would do the trick or not and if they are any good? also should i just try and hold off until i lower it or what?
 

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wait til you lower it and go w/ tokico blues
 

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i thought tokico's were blue for some reason :crazy
but yeah wait for those, regular shocks will gie you a horrible ride quality and wont last very long lowered
 

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but see it says they fit on the site however in the picture it looks like it doesnt have the correct sleeve for the bolt on at the bottom where it bolts up to the steering knuckle
 

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also it shows springs at the top end of the shock/strut. is that correct for a mustang or is that just like a display for an import? because the stock shock/strut doesnt have a spring on the top. the only spring is the coil spring correct?
 

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but see it says they fit on the site however in the picture it looks like it doesnt have the correct sleeve for the bolt on at the bottom where it bolts up to the steering knuckle
it's more than likely a stock picture, since tokico makes those for many different cars
 

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also it shows springs at the top end of the shock/strut. is that correct for a mustang or is that just like a display for an import? because the stock shock/strut doesnt have a spring on the top. the only spring is the coil spring correct?
they should, thats why you can get springs to lower your car is because they sit one top
 

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it would actually be cheaper if i wanted to lower it to get the coil overs rather than getting the strut/shocks from american muscle then springs also.
 

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it would actually be cheaper if i wanted to lower it to get the coil overs rather than getting the strut/shocks from american muscle then springs also.
no not if you got a good coil over kit, that will run you about a grand or maby more. also coil overs give a much stifer ride not somthing you will want if it is just your dd
 

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no not if you got a good coil over kit, that will run you about a grand or maby more.
True... quality coilovers aren't cheap, and I don't advise just throwing together a crappy coilover setup. You're just asking for trouble.


also coil overs give a much stifer ride not somthing you will want if it is just your dd
Not necessarily. You could easily match the stock spring rate with a really soft spring and the ride would likely be BETTER than stock. In fact, my coilovers have nearly triple the stock wheel rate and the ride is very liveable compared to stock. This is possible because coilovers correct the poor stock spring geometry and significantly lower the total weight of the spring/damper setup.
 

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do you have to get new shocks or struts? like what i want to do is get H&R super sports. on my 2000 GT and i dont know anything about suspension so educate me! :D

thanks
 
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