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Height Spec. Question

All of my birds were acquired at high mileage, I'm fairly certain my 97 is sagging but I need some good stock measurements to be sure and to properly guage what springs and shocks to replace them with to get my new desired height.

The measurements I need must be off of a stock ride height thunderbird/cougar with a 4.6L with good shocks and springs, lowered vehicles need not apply, the measurements I need are:

From the center of the rear fender down to the center of the hub.
From the center of the front fender down to the center of the hub.
From the front pinch weld jack point to the ground.
From the rear pinch weld jack point to the ground.

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I'll let you know once I replace my front struts next week. I'm on SPORT springs though. Alternately I can measure my dad's stock 95 (40k or so) for you.

Would that work?

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After you install the front struts next week and after the springs settle please take measurements for me. For now measurements off of your 40k vehicle will do.

Thanks again Nick,

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-1996 Pearl White Thunderbird 4.6 Sport 4v with many mods:
Current Best: 13.583 @ 103.74 10/2014.
227hp/241tq measured on calibrated mustang dyno, tested at full vehicle simulation with inertia enabled, no number skewing.
-2001 White Ford F-250 Super Duty 6.8 V10, 4-door, 4x4, Limo Tint, BFG KO2's, Bilstein 7100 Remote Reservoir Race Bypass Shocks, 6" Spring lift, Kenwood Double Din, K&N Intake, FlowMaster Exhaust
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I can get you these specs tomorrow. Just so I'm clear, where are the last two measurement points located?

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also I need measurements from both sides, front and back so there should be a total of 8 measurements.

-1996 Pearl White Thunderbird 4.6 Sport 4v with many mods:
Current Best: 13.583 @ 103.74 10/2014.
227hp/241tq measured on calibrated mustang dyno, tested at full vehicle simulation with inertia enabled, no number skewing.
-2001 White Ford F-250 Super Duty 6.8 V10, 4-door, 4x4, Limo Tint, BFG KO2's, Bilstein 7100 Remote Reservoir Race Bypass Shocks, 6" Spring lift, Kenwood Double Din, K&N Intake, FlowMaster Exhaust
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From the center of the rear fender down to the center of the hub. 16-9/16"
From the center of the front fender down to the center of the hub. 16"
From the front pinch weld jack point to the ground. 6-1/2"
From the rear pinch weld jack point to the ground. 7-1/2"

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