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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-11-07, 12:01 PM Thread Starter
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i have a 71 mustang fastback
my front end is sitting to high it was 31" then I changed the coil springs its
sitting at 30" now from fender to ground my rear is 29" from fender to ground
do you no what its supposed to be sitting or how I can find out
or do you
have any ideas what I can do to lower the front with out cutting or heating the springs
any help would be appreciated

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Re: front end

G'day,
if you want to even it out, the shleby drop would work.
Other than that, have your spring provider reset the springs too your liking.

You should never cut or heat springs.

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Re: front end

what is a shelby drop
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Re: front end

it involves removal of the upper control arms and redriling the holes 1 inch lower...and back a bit.
If you are in a mustang club or have a reputable mustang supplier near you, you should be able to get a drilling template from them.

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Re: front end

Jas, is the Shelby drop available for all models?
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Re: front end

Nassi,
i am not 100% sure that shelby did it that way to all his products. There are other experts that would know.....start with Bob Lorich from MOCA Vic.

The latest car i have seen the shelby drop on was a 1971....but have not worked on any stangs later than that.

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Thanks Jas.
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