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acton1955

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1972 FRONT SUSPENSION
« on: March 04, 2008, 06:13:00 PM »
I am looking for a complete kit to add coil over shocks and lower front end at least 2 inches. I am looking to set ground to top of wheel well at 24 inches. I have already installed shortened progressive springs. Looks great, ride is BAD. I have 17" classic crager wheels. Any info whould be great.

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Re: 1972 FRONT SUSPENSION
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2008, 06:42:02 PM »
See if this helps.  Nice videos.
http://www.rrs-online.com/

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Re: 1972 FRONT SUSPENSION
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2008, 05:03:38 PM »
I know www.mustangsunlimited.com used to sell complete front end kits for those cars, they have 2 stores, one in CT and one in GA , check it out i bought a lot of parts there

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Re: 1972 FRONT SUSPENSION
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2008, 08:43:59 PM »
As a moderator/member on several Mustang forums, I have heard bad things about Unlimited regarding their service and the quality of their products.  I would stick with NPD if I were you. 

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Re: 1972 FRONT SUSPENSION
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2008, 02:02:19 AM »
ive used mustangs unlimited with great sucess

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Re: 1972 FRONT SUSPENSION
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2008, 09:28:04 PM »
A few have had success with them, but the majority during all these discussions about vendors for the last several years on other very large Mustang sites condemn them as a whole.  I have never heard one complaint from anyone regarding the service of NPD. 

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Re: 1972 FRONT SUSPENSION
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2008, 11:25:40 AM »
Glen's right. Mustangs Unlimited has a less than desirable track record in customer service - not a bad one, just not as good as others. I've used several different suppliers with what I would call a good customer service department, NPD, Texas Mustang, Virginia Classic for a few. A friend, who lives on Long Island, uses Mustangs Unlimited (they are the closest), but has gone back to Virginia Classic and NPD.
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Re: 1972 FRONT SUSPENSION
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2008, 03:05:57 PM »
We have kinda veered off from the original question.  Now, did you cut the front springs, or did you replace them with let's say 626's?  I have heard of guys lowering the front one or two inches with the Shelby drop and the 626 springs.   I would be surprised if those big assed 17" wheels aren't causing your tires to be rubbing like hell.  My suggestion would be to reverse what you have done, and do the Shelby drop with the new springs.  I think you will be pleased with the look, and certainly with the ride.  Here is a pic of my '65 coupe and as you can see the ground to wheel well top is 24 3/4" but I have 14" wheels. 
Go to the FAQ at the beginning of the classic section on here, and look up the wheel fitment charts I have on there and see just how big of a tire you can put on a 17" wheel. 

 

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