spring replacement?

Reply

  #1  
Old 07-10-02, 04:50 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: corona Ca.
Posts: 471
spring replacement?

As soon as my house closes in escrow, I am going to make the following changes to my 5.0 stang:

Conversion of rear drum brakes to rear disc, along with 3.73 rear gears( already have the rear)

Mac upper and lower rear control arms. I have just put on a pro 5.0 shifter, so this is gonna be one tight set up.

The car has 173 k miles on them. The suspension still feels tight, with a little vibration from the front, but has brand new tires. I suspect the struts since they are original. The car does not sag...but how long do springs usually last? I have the chance to buy low milage 30k miles springs from a similar mustang.

The springs will only cost me 30$, but don't want to spend that and go through the hassle of changing them if I don't have to.

I am going to replace the shocks and struts when the rear comes out, and will do the springs then if necessary.
How do I know if I need new springs?
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 07-10-02, 06:22 PM
Joe_F
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Pitch the springs for new ones, not old tired ones. Cheap enough.

The suspension and the ride will feel like night and day.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes