people with lowered stangs

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by bigjohnson4.6gt, Jan 11, 2007.

  1. bigjohnson4.6gt

    bigjohnson4.6gt Well-Known Member

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    can you guys get a jack underneath your car if you want to work on it? I was thinking about getting a lowering kit but if i wanted to do something underneath the car my jack wouldnt fit if it was any lower.
     
  2. scarface

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    I can get my low pro craftsman jack under there...Most people drive up on a 2x4 then jack it up.
     
  3. 19mustang95

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    yup, just get some 2X4...it is worth it to lower your car...i love mine bein low.
     
  4. bigjohnson4.6gt

    bigjohnson4.6gt Well-Known Member

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    genius lol, i would have not thought of that lol thanks guys
     
  5. scarface

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    Thats what we are here for :)
     
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    Geeze me either...that is genius lol. O0
     
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    i have the craftsman low profile too and works great...and if worst comes to worst i would use wood before i had this jack.
     
  9. mustangluver9881

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    I haven't had a problem getting my jack under the stang. But I rarely use a jack unless I have a flat! :D If we need under my car for anything else we put it up on the lift! :D
     
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    ive got the eibach pro kit and dont have any trouble getting a jack under it
     
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    I need to use 2X4s to get onto my Rhino ramps.

    My 3 ton jack (for working on the car) won't fit under unless I life it a little first by jacking it up a little with my smaller jack (for flats.) My larger jack gets it up much higher.
     
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    I use one of those little jacks to lift at the side, then i can get my bigger jack in at the front and under the cross-member.
    The little jacks ok for oriental stuff and euro-boxes, but i'm not lifting the Stang with anything puny.
    Lowering it certainly did'nt help as far as lifting it goes, if you catch my drift. ;)
     
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    i cant get my jack under my car. someone usually grabs the fender and lifts a little while someone else slides the jack under it. i have h and r springs. they are suppose to be a 2 inch drop.
     
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    yup! I do the same!


    Mine BARELY clears lifts and the dealer where i am working right now. Sometimes they let me use the lift to do oil changes and stuff and I've had them work on my car before
     
  15. bigjohnson4.6gt

    bigjohnson4.6gt Well-Known Member

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    is it hard to install new springs or should i just have a mechanic do it?
     
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    its really not that hard. do it yourself if you have a spring compressor. make sure you order caster camber plates. also drive on the new springs 20-30 miles for them to seat. :drunk:
     
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    spring compressor ??? you dont need no stinkin spring compressor.

    here's how you do it... we've lowered both of our cars with a similar method. mine was done at a shop on a lift (no spring compressor) and we did my daughters in the driveway. she helped so how hard can it be ;D

    http://www.mustangworld.com/ourpics/fcar/steedaspring1.htm
     
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    idid mine basically the sam way, and it took 3 and 15 minutes but we were taking our time...and some of the bolts were a PITA because they are so old...so pick up some PB blaster and a nice breaker bar...and i took my strut off from the steering knuckle instead f from the top, its a less PITA and i used the remove th eshock and quadshock method for the rear...
     
  19. SUTHRNSTANG97GT

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    Yeah I bought a 2x8 and cut it in half. :boink:
     
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    :dunno: i have so much room [​IMG]