Shocks and struts form a fox

Discussion in 'Suspension and Brakes' started by GT Rob, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. GT Rob

    GT Rob Well-Known Member

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    Looking to replace my shocks and struts the car is lowered the ride as gotten rougher. On another site that I'm on they say to use shocks and struts from a Fox has anybody on here have Fox shocks and struts are otherwise and if so how the ride. Not looking to spend a lot of money on shocks and struts hopping to get a newer stang by the end of the year....
     
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    [MENTION=16454]slow90coupe[/MENTION] Is running fox shocks and struts IIRC.
     
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    if ur low they are beneficial as they are shorter which means less travel
     
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    Me and slow both run them with strange 10 ways with coilovers for that low stance , when I run my 26" tall rears this thing is slammed
     
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    I've got Fox shocks and don't see anything wrong with them. I haven't ever bottomed out and I'm pretty low for a Mustang.
     
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    Ok cool where did you guys order them from are they just stock ones from the auto parts store
     
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    How much shorter are the fox shocks and struts than a sn95?
     
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    If you're lowered don't buy stock replacements. Go with a set of Koni's or Tokico's, but for the 87-93 Fox's.
     
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    Funny i have had sn95 tokico hp blues in my car for 3 years.... i have noticed any issues
     
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    Yea in the last couple of months the ride quality has gone to shit It feels like I can feel every rock on the street lol
     
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    that's what I wanted to do, when the time comes, but read on svtp I believe to just use struts then further down the thread to just use what's for my Cobra. she's lowered about an inch and a half. PO did so, so can't really say exactly. But compared to another snake that's what I got

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    Welcome Butch I'll have to go and check it out . I'm lowered about the same. I wish I would have known about changing them out when I lowered the car
     
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    Gratsi

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    Strange, I did know fox shocks were suppose to put into a sn95 when lowered more than 1.5. I am approx. 1.9 up front and 1.6 in the rear. My rear isos are pretty shot/ not even there. I thought i read somewhere the tokico hp blues were valved properly to handle the amount of being lowered in a mustang(1.75" to 2.0")
     
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    9838stang how's the ride
     
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    I had a buddy who had eibach sportline in his 96gt coupe with kyb? (4 years ago) and he rode in my car with tokicos and H&Rs. same drop and he loved how mine handled and rode. I daily drove the car for over 6 years and the tokicos work great! I love them but i am looking at going to coilovers. I assumed one of the other members had sn95 tokicos but it looks like he has fox tokicos... I might have to go with the fox ones if i wanna go lower.... but for now. im happy with them. no complaints
     
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    I will say a buddy has pro kit i and stock shocks and struts i do notice mine are stiffer
     
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    GT Rob Well-Known Member

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    Yea I don't want to spend a whole lot of money looking to sell it by the end of the year to get 05 and up stang
     
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    I'm pretty sure there's nothing wrong with SN95 struts even if you are on the low side. As far as i can tell the struts don't work any better or worse being more compressed.
     
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    What about the 03-04 Cobra Bilstein Struts up front? You can find a set of those for 100-150 a pair shipped. I know Bilstein makes quality parts so its something to look into.