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Getting ready to do major suspension overhaul

Ok so the time is coming up here in the next month or so when I do my complete suspension overhaul, here is my parts list, if you see anything else I'm going to need, please add it underneath in a post along with the price, thanks!

- Vogtland 1.6" Drop Lowering Springs all around
- KONI infinately adjustable shocks all around
- New spring cups all around

I am wondering if I need shorter sway bar links now due to the drop? Yes/No??
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-17-2009, 09:54 PM
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Here's the thread for the rear poly spring cups that I told you about. You can see Big Mike still has his stock end links in place.

http://forums.tccoa.com/showthread.php?p=1048560

http://www.laurelmountainmustang.com/6-1709.jpg

The shorter sway bar end links for the rear are, IMO, optional. I used the end links that came with my ADDCO bar. They worked fine and aren't much shorter than the stock end links. I like the way it sits now it has an ever so slight front to rear rake - (where the rear sits slightly higher than the front). Which works well to help the rear fender wells clear the 275 tires.

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Here's the thread for the rear poly spring cups that I told you about. You can see Big Mike still has his stock end links in place.

http://forums.tccoa.com/showthread.php?p=1048560

http://www.laurelmountainmustang.com/6-1709.jpg

The shorter sway bar end links for the rear are, IMO, optional. I used the end links that came with my ADDCO bar. They worked fine and aren't much shorter than the stock end links. I like the way it sits now it has an ever so slight front to rear rake - (where the rear sits slightly higher than the front). Which works well to help the rear fender wells clear the 275 tires.
Thanks Trunk, good information there!



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Take my advice and order some of the suspension fasteners ahead of time. I would get one set of lower control arm-to-strut mounting hardware, at least one lower control arm front & rear cam adjusting bolt and nut. Only the front nuts are available. Make sure you have a new front upper control arm-to-spindle pinch bolt and nut. Upper arms do not always come with these. You'll need one set per side.

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