stock 2000 mustang with new 17" tires. question on lowering car

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  1. vizionblind

    vizionblind Founding Member

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    i do not want the wheel well to show as much with my 17" tires,so I am looking for recommendations on your guys opinions on:

    what is the "standard" lowering level? how far should I go?

    what springs or shocks etc should i get and from where?


    thanks!
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  2. Lsredy2kstang

    Lsredy2kstang Look, I'm special, dammit

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    do a search and you will find all the information that you would want!
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  3. CaptHowdy5150

    CaptHowdy5150 New Member

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    I have a 95 with 17" rims and it's dropped 2" all around. It looks alot better, not as much wheel well, and 1.5"-2" is pretty much the norm.
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  4. cantthinkofname

    cantthinkofname cantthinkoftitle Founding Member

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    Ya, here's to The Drunken Clam boys, where they do
    and then no new threads will ever be posted cause all the outdated information will still be floating around :banana:
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  5. 97v6Silver

    97v6Silver it came to $4.56 and i got $0.44 change from a 5,

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    common not every one knows what their doing, like you guys do
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  6. speedy267

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    i have 1.5" lower and there is still some wheel well space (17x9 R rims) i wouldnt go lower than 2" tho
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  7. truebluemuscle

    truebluemuscle New Member

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    how much would it normally cost to drop my car 2"?
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  8. v6asian

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    including hardware, about $350 to $450. I recommend 1" to 1 1/2" lower if you are just swaping springs. If you want 2" or more, you need to replace more than just springs....
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    oogtdude Banned

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    yea i think 1 1/2.. you might wana grab shocks to..there gonna take a beating
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