Bullitt suspension kit sits to high on our cars?

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by Brian95GT, Apr 20, 2007.

  1. Brian95GT

    Brian95GT New Member

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    Before installing my new control arms, springs and shocks, 94twinscrew told me that the Bullitt kit sits too high on our cars in the front. I thought that he must be smokin' something new that week when he told me to cut off half of a coil. :hammer: Anyway, I installed new 03 Cobra a-arms, Maximum Motorsports lower adj. arms and Steeda double adj. uppers with the Bullitt kit. The front sits an inch higher than the rear. 3 1/2" from fender to top of tire compared to 2 1/2" from quarter to rear tire. The back has the perfect height I was looking for - the front not so much. It is like I just slapped the stock ones back in. The front a-arms are loose and not preloaded and the rear is all socked up. I have not raised the adj. lowers in the rear that much - maybe a half of an inch up from the lowest position. I know that the suspension needs to settle a bit, but what is it going to come down an inch? Do I really cut off half of a coil to start with? I have air tools so it would not be that bad to get off and on. Thanks for the help.
     
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    94twinscrew Active Member

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    surrre.......blame it on me :mad:

    A lot of guys on the corral had simular issues.........now,are you sure that you put front springs in the "front" :hammer: :angel: :ass3:
     
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    Hmm, I thought I checked. Of course the right springs are in the right place! :aresehole: You think the Craftsman sawzall could handle the job cutting?
     
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    you could try,but I would use a cutting disk...you'll have more control of it. Make sure that you don't get the spring too hot when you do,because you don't want to weaken the it.
     
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    Thanks Steve. I might try your other recommendation about removing the isolators before I go hacking up the nice, shiny, new springs. Should I grease the hell out of them? Put some thin rubber around the top and bottoms of the springs?
     
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    Bah, I could use this as an excuse to get another air tool. On sale now at Sears for like $37. Then I would need to get disks too... :)
     
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    why not try running polyutherane isolators in the rear and keeping the stock rubber one's in the front? Just this passed weekend I installed new control arms in the front and trew on some poly isolators on the front springs and I can tell that it sits just a tad higher than the rear now. You could keep the stock rear springs too..
     
  8. Brian95GT

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    I cut off 1/2 of a coil from the top of the springs. So far, all four tires are about 3" from car to tire. 3" exact up front and 2 7/8 in the rear. I will jack up the car with the adj. lowers to match. It isn't the lowest car on the road, but the suspension is darn tight now.