Install Spring ISOs? yes or no

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  1. SoddyRebel

    SoddyRebel Well-Known Member

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    Im going to be installing some steeda sport springs on my 97 gt, wondering if i should put all the stock isolaters back in, i really want to go as low as possible with these springs, but yet dont want alot of squeaks, tell me your thoughts, thanks steven
     
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    maybe even wrap them in electrical tape on the top and bottom?
     
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    not sure about squeaks, but you'll want to install one (oer spring), or you'll get road noise transfer.
     
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    do it... its there for a reason my friend... some people do the whole e-tape thing... but man... ive done it all... the only answer is the ISOs... youll kick your self in the face if you dont do it... :slap:
     
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    I have heard lots of ppl having no problems at all without them, whats the big benifit noise or is there more to it then that?
     
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    My Steeda's dropped me about 2 inches with the Iso's so i'm glad i kept them in.

    Damn is that a 4" lift kit on your car? :hammer:
    You will get a nice drop and the difference in handleing will be night/day.
     
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    Hey Droptop pony did yours really drop u about 2 inches? These are the regular steeda sports not the lightweight ones, if theres even a difference, but they claim 1 1/4 drop, if its really about 2 inches then that would make em even better.
     
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    yea what steeda's dropped you in the 2" Range!?
     
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    we installed the iso's on the cut springs but on the eibachs we only put in the top ones. either way im not getting any squeeking or road noise. if i do in the future i'll just jack it up and throw the iso's back on or some elect. tape :thumb:
     
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    It was the Steeda Sport Superlites that dropped me 2"...
    they claimed 1 1/4- 1 1/2 but it was almost a full 2" drop.
    When i held them next to the stock springs i could tell it was gonna be more then 1 1/4 inch drop.
    I didn't want a drop that low because Jersey roads suck but the way it handles convinced me to keep them on.
     
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    My car came with eibach springs in it and it wasnt low enough for my taste. I jacked and car and removed them and now it sits perfect. I don't have any other sounds in my car that werent there before so either I'm lucky or the sound thing is a bunch of bs.
     
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    maxx you have the prokit im asssuming? got pics so I can see what it looks like? I want my rear a bit lower, mabye I should just remove the isolators.

    and droptop thats nuts man you dont think they would rate them that far off!?
     
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    yah those were the pro's the iso's do quite a bit by the look of it! thanks
     
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    hey MAXX did you remove both sets, upper and lower? your car sits quite a bit lower than mine on the same springs :dunno:

    btw your car is my other favorite color :naughty: nice fn ride man!!!
     
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    That looks perfect! Where are you in NJ?
     
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    Maxx - that looks great
     
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    so guys im still kinda stuck on if i wanna put em in or not, if its gunna be as low as drop top ponys car then ill put em in, but if they arnt going to make my car that low then i would probbly take some spacers out and hopr for the best i guess? still kinda stumped on what to do...
     
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    anyone have more pics of steeda sports on sn95 mustangs?
     
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    You like pink stangs? :rollinglaugh: I love laser red as well, but mine's very faded and needs a good polishing.

    Yes, I removed both the upper and the lower and I wrapped the first two coils on each end with some duct tape.

    I'm in jackson, about 3 minutes from Six Flags and the Six Flags outlet mall. about 1 minute off of exit 16 on 195.