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#11
runninpony 
Nothing wrong with the rear being up like that but the front needs to be lower in my opinion to give it a little rake! Back in the day I cut my front springs 1 full turn, couldn't even get a jack under the front  whistling

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#12
Ok guys,

Thank you for all your answers that help me a lot.
First, for a simple start, I ordered 1" lowering blocks.
Then, you tell me to remove the overload shocks. Ok but what can i put in the place? size, diameter?
I'm not bad in méchanics but not enough in shock absorbers.
There are too many choices...
https://www.eatondetroitspring.com/db/es...351%202bbl
I don't think that the rear shackles are longers but I would check.
My tyres are 215/75x14 and indeed, I find them too small.

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#13
And what do you think about adjustable overload shocks like that...


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#14
As for shock absorbers I always recommend KYB shocks. Really great quality at an affordable price. I’ve used them extensively and I love them!

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#15
I thought adjustable because even if they are a little more expensive, I can adapt the ride height to my liking...

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#16
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Hate to be too critical, but did you know your car is not a Mach 1? No staggered rear shocks, but that's ok too as it looks the part and most will never know.
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Not all Machs came with staggered rear shocks, only the 4V 351 & all 429 cars. 2V 351 (H) and 302 (F) didn't get them.


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#17
+1 on Luxstang, can recommend KYB-shocks, best price-worth-ratio - will them buy, too and get rid of the old hi-jackers...

Be aware that hi-jackers and other, similar shock constructions can affect your upper mounting spots in a bad way...

Tim

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#18
There is no good reason to have overload shocks on your mustang. The shock mounting points are designed to accept a shock absorber not an additional spring. The upper mounting socket is just sheet metal. For the money the KYB shocks are a good value and work well. Does the previous owner still have the original springs? Chuck
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#19
Ok guys, finally I understand what you say (whaooo, my english is reallly bad)

I leave only the shock absorber in place or I change for that : 


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And I remove the springs, that's right ?...


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#20
That is correct.



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