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Old 03-29-2012
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Default Q: Racecraft Suspension?

On our racecraft mustang's with the racecraft suspension's how much lower than a stock gt if any are our car's and if they are lower is the rearend centered like it's supposed to be or sould a adj. panhard bar be installed ? Thanks for any info
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The Saleen Racecraft springs lower an S197 Mustang roughly 1 1/4".
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The Saleen Racecraft springs lower an S197 Mustang roughly 1 1/4".
thanks dave, so how much lower can you go before the stock panhard bar need's to be changed to keep the rear centered.
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Saleen Inc installed the adjustable bar as standard equipment on their S281 Extreme model. If you want one, you can use one.
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Never heard that Dave. I thought it was only a Watts link that was used to correct the rear geometry on the Extremes.

With the standard Racecraft suspension, you will see about 3/4" offset (my personal experience) to the drivers side at ride height. Using a good adjustable panhard bar or Watts link setup will correct this. The Watts link is much better for an overall handling upgrade but it is way more expensive.
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Never heard that Dave. I thought it was only a Watts link that was used to correct the rear geometry on the Extremes.
The 2006-07 S281 Extreme had the adjustable bar. The 2008-09 S302 Extreme had the Gen II Watts-Link.
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