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#1 OFFLINE   Bish

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 12:17 PM

I'm looking for ideas to upgrade the suspension on the 07 GT-H.
As a prior owner of a 10 GT500 coupe (which handled like it was on rails) and 01 cobra vert (IRS?) I'm looking for a ride that is somewhat comparable. I realize that these are all completely different vehicles, but if I could get rid of the "looseness" I feel from the rear when entering the expressway, going over bumps on the road and over RR tracks, that would be a step in the right direction for me. But I don't want the harshness of a suspension that would be associated with a track car.
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Posted 18 February 2012 - 05:19 PM

I'm looking for ideas to upgrade the suspension on the 07 GT-H.
As a prior owner of a 10 GT500 coupe (which handled like it was on rails) and 01 cobra vert (IRS?) I'm looking for a ride that is somewhat comparable. I realize that these are all completely different vehicles, but if I could get rid of the "looseness" I feel from the rear when entering the expressway, going over bumps on the road and over RR tracks, that would be a step in the right direction for me. But I don't want the harshness of a suspension that would be associated with a track car.
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Posted 19 February 2012 - 08:15 AM

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 03:41 PM

It is my understanding that the FRPP suspension used on the 2006 GT-H was not tataly used on the 2007 GT-H because it was a convert and not approved by FRPP. Not sure how much that affects the ride. That being said, BMR and Griggs makes good stuff.
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Posted 04 July 2012 - 12:52 AM

what color are your rear shocks?

IIRC the 2008 SGT vert came with stock shocks back there.

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Posted 04 July 2012 - 06:10 AM

On the 08 SGT vert Shelby put the Blue Ford Racing springs but not the Blue Ford racing struts or shocks. A couple years ago SPP was clearly out the basement and had the blue Ford racing shocks and struts for nearly nothing so I bought them and installed them now the car handles really well.

I asked a good friend at Shelby why they didn't put the FULL Ford racing suspension on the 08 SGT Verts and he answered that Most people with the Vert are not going to track it and most vert owners would perfer a softer ride.....he said "Chad you are an expection"

My Vert SGT handles really well with the Full Ford racing suspesion.......I would highly recommend buying the Blue Shocks and Blue Struts.

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Posted 07 July 2012 - 07:52 PM

On the 08 SGT vert Shelby put the Blue Ford Racing springs but not the Blue Ford racing struts or shocks. A couple years ago SPP was clearly out the basement and had the blue Ford racing shocks and struts for nearly nothing so I bought them and installed them now the car handles really well.

I asked a good friend at Shelby why they didn't put the FULL Ford racing suspension on the 08 SGT Verts and he answered that Most people with the Vert are not going to track it and most vert owners would perfer a softer ride.....he said "Chad you are an expection"

My Vert SGT handles really well with the Full Ford racing suspesion.......I would highly recommend buying the Blue Shocks and Blue Struts.

Ditto - those or Tokicos are the only way to go on a vert.
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