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Need Some Suspension Help

I need some help with my suspension. My car has the original stock suspension from 93. The front end sits about 2" higher than the rear and needs to come down. When I get on it the car goes everywhere and I get a bad wheel hop. If I replace it with OEM parts will that even handle my hp? If not, who can I get aftermarket parts through?

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For the wheel hop, get ahold of DLF (his screen name). Awesome guy to deal with.

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[QUOTE=davis97xr7;1385961]For the wheel hop, get ahold of DLF (his screen name). Awesome guy to deal with.[/QUOTE

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2" higher in the front on stock suspension. I would think you have spring problems also.

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2" higher in the front on stock suspension. I would think you have spring problems also.
Or too may people in the trunk

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After looking at your pics, my first question is what springs do you have in the car? The front looks fairly close to stock, but the rears look to have sagged badly or broken. Might be time to invest in some H&R's.

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I am almost positive that it is all stock. The guy that I bought it off of never touched the suspension. I just did the upper control arms and I am getting ready to do the lower ones this weekend.

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Will these work on the rear?

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Yes, those shocks will work in the rear, but shocks have little/nothing to do with height. Springs control height. Shocks control spring movement.

However, I wont say all shocks have no control over height because a shock can control height if they are air ride assist or if the spring is over loaded and the shock becomes the travel limiting device like I've seen on some f150's that were improperly lifted and broke their front shocks. In the MN12 application as per the usual, shocks do not control the height.

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So should I go with H&R springs?

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