shocks and struts

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by black98gt, Aug 2, 2007.

  1. black98gt

    black98gt New Member

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    shocks are shot looking to buy new. i heard lakewood 70/30 50/50 is a good set up for street/strip. anyone running them? feedback if possible
     
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    quickstang_1994 Well-Known Member

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    I would like to know too. And about the 90/10.
     
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    Check into Bilstiens HD self valving shocks & struts. MM claims it gets no better then that. Expensive though.
     
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    MustangMatt96GT Well-Known Member

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    Once my top end is done, I am going to be going with the lakewood 50/50s, with steeda upper control arm and Mega bite jr lower control arm with moroso or eibach drag spring! I have heard many good things about the lakewoods!
     
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    I've got a friend that runs Strange 10 ways on all 4's and has been pleased.

    If he is asking about Lakewoods, I'm somewhat positive Bilsteins are in the opposite end of the spectrum.
     
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    I'm not a fan of adjustable struts, they are not as consistant as would be led to believe. If it is a DD 70/30 and 50/50 is a great combo, drag racing 90/10- 50/50 combo. As Matt said the other components will make a huge difference, springs are very important, if you are running junk for springs don't waste your time with struts. Spend the money and buy the spring correct for you racing application.
     
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    quickstang_1994 Well-Known Member

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    I drive the car everywhere and I dont want to lose that. I also have drag springs. Are the 90/10 streetable?
     
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    I guess, a little rougher ride. I like the weight transfer they provide, they offer better handling but sure let you feel every bump in the road...
     
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    quickstang_1994 Well-Known Member

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    No I'm just saying I dont want something for track only. A smooth ride is not for me or any mustang driver.
     
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    Hey a**hole he said he heard about them, so eat S**T
     
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    GDawg Well-Known Member

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    Calm down dude. That's not necessary.

    Bilsteins are variable self adjusting and are very good for both track and street. They are top of the line.
     
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    sorry im a little punchie today. Just thought he was looking for suggestions, and bilstiens work well for me.