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RTR Tactical Performance Lowering Springs (05-14 GT Coupe, V6 Coupe)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Aggressive Muscular Stance
    • Improves Handling Performance
    • Lowers Center of Gravity
    • Progressive Spring Rate
    • Gray Powdercoated Finish
    • Estimated Drop: Front - 1.5” Rear - 1.5”
    • Fits 2005-2014 GT and V6 Coupes
    • Clears Stock and Aftermarket Wheels & Tires.

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    Justin: Hey everybody, I'm Justin with AmericanMuscle.com, and I'm here with Vaughn Gittin Jr. to talk to you guys a little bit more about the '05 to '14 RTR Tactical Performance lowering springs for your S197. Now Vaughn, a lot of people at home might not even know the basic purposes of a spring on their Mustang. Can you break that down? Vaughn: Yeah, to put it quite simply, springs essentially hold the car up, define ride height, and help control weight transfer of the car. Justin: Very cool. Now when you and your team were developing the Tactical Performance lowering springs for the S197, what was your main objective? Vaughn: For us, ride quality is extremely important. We want you to enjoy driving your car on the street, but also have some tracking capability. So, we wanted a spring that wasn't too harsh, but was going to give you a significant increase in feel of performance behind the wheel, and now we achieved that 100%. Justin: Very cool. Now let's go over some of the specifics here. Now, 1½" drop all around, correct, a progressive rate spring, so that's going to give you that better ride on the road. Vaughn: Yeah, exactly, and that's exactly how we achieved that, you know. The car rides at a certain rate when it's under standard conditions, but as soon as the car starts to roll over, that rate gets progressive, increases a little bit, and that's when you start really getting the springs holding the car up, and get that more crisp feel and get the car listening to you a lot earlier on your inputs. Justin: Now, overall guys, spring install, again, not that bad. Leave yourself about a half a day in the garage to get this one knocked out. Again, you don't want to forget your spring compressor on this one, absolutely needed. The RTR Tactical Performance lowering springs, again, for your S197, you can grab them and the rest of the RTR line-up right here at AmericanMuscle.com.

    Improves Handling. Installing a set of RTR Tactical Performance Progressive Rate Springs will lower your Mustang's center of gravity, which will reduce squat during acceleration, body roll in the corners, and excessive nose-dive under hard braking. RTR Tactical Performance Springs are great for daily street driving and fun on the track. The progressive rate design offers a great ride quality for street cruising and does not lack performance when you get aggressive on the track.

    Aggressive Muscular Stance. RTR Tactical Performance Lowering Springs not only improve the handling of your S197 Mustang, but they also improve the overall appearance by lowering the ride height approximately 1.5" to eliminate that nasty raised 4x4 truck look for a more aggressive muscle car stance.

    Recommended Upgrade. Anytime you lower your Mustang, your rear axle gets moved out of alignment. Adding an Adjustable Panhard Bar will not only center your rear axle, but offers great traction during straight-line acceleration as well as superior strength over the factory panhard bar.

    Clears Stock and Aftermarket Wheels & Tires. These lowering springs were engineered to be compatible with your factory size wheels and tires, as well as AmericanMuscle's pre-configured wheel and tire combo kits (specific to your generation), to assure proper clearance with no rubbing issues.

    Application. This set of four RTR Tactical Performance Lowering Springs are designed for use on the 2005 to 2014 Mustang Coupes, including the V6, GT and Bullitt models. Does not fit Shelby GT500.

    Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Details

    What's in the Box
    • (4) Springs
    • (2) Strut Boots
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Springs Specifications
    Spring Rate: Front: 228 lb/in.
    Rear: 199.5 lb/in.
    Usage: Street
    Year: 2005-2014 Model: GT, V6 Coupes
    Progressive or Standard: Progressive Estimated Drop: 1.5"F / 1.5" R
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    Questions & Answers (18)

    5 Top Rated Questions

    Is it not too bouncy unlike the other springs?

    • These will offer a progressive spring rate and a great on road driving experience.

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    How’s the gap if I will have 255/45r18 on front and 285/40r18 on the rear of a base v6 2012? How many inches would the gap be?

    • Gap should be minimal with those sizes. We recommend looking through the customer submitted images to get a good idea of how much wheel gap there will be.

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    Will they fit on the stock shocks and struts for 2013? unlike the SRs?

    • The RTR Tactical Performance Lowering Springs will work with stock shocks and struts, however due to the 1.5" of lowering, it is recommended as stock shocks and struts will experience accelerated wear at this ride height.

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    Hi, please I would like to know if this fits on the V6 convertible 2013

    • The RTR Tactical Performance Lowering Springs are not compatible with the 2013 V6 Convertible.

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    I have the 1.5 inch wheel spacers on my V6, would they interfere with the drop from the RTR springs, or any other lowering spring in general?

    • Unfortunately without all of your wheel spec information we will not be able to guarantee the fitment. however, in most cases you will experience a small running issue with a this spacer if you are running any aftermarket wheels. Please give us a call or send us an email and we can confirm the fitment for your vehicle.

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    10 More Questions
    What will need to be paired with these springs upon installation? 1 answer
    Do you need to pair a Panhard bar with the RTR tactical spring to realign your rear end? 1 answer
    I have 275/40/19 tires on my car. Do you think the car would scrub with these springs? 1 answer
    Will these fit and be a good match with a 2012 convertible with stock dampeners? 1 answer
    Will these springs work on a 2014 Convertible? 1 answer
    I see various other options require a new bump stop to prevent bottoming out, is that not an issue with this set? 1 answer
    will I be needing to buy an adjustable panhard buy like the sr performance lowering springs? 1 answer
    I wont have to buy the gt 500 struts and stuff like the sr springs? They just fit on all the stock parts? 1 answer
    JUST BOUGHT THESE SPRINGS. WILL IT BE OKAY TO PUT THEM ON WITH THE OEM SHOCKS? AND WILL I BE OKAY WITH THE STOCK PANDHARD BAR? WILL UPGRADE ALL THAT LATER ON JUST WANTED TO KNOW IF IT WILL BE OKAY LIKE THAT FOR A COUPLE MONTHS 1 answer
    What shocks and struts would you recommend pairing these springs with? 1 answer

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    Customer Reviews (32) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 5

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Afternoon

    Installation Cost:$100-$250

    • Handling Improvement 4.875 4.9
    • Fit 4.96875 5.0
    • Bang For Your Buck 4.8125 4.8



    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      July 28, 2018

      Lowering springs

      This product does exactly as advertised, lowered my car 1.5 inches My clearance is still good and no adverse effects. This product fits exactly as advertised and is worth the price. I had them easily installed at my local ford dealer with no difficulty.

      DavidD

      Year: 2008 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      June 15, 2018

      best springs

      Install was super fast. Coming from SR springs, these RTR springs are so much better.

      HunterS

      Year: 2010 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: $100-$250

      March 23, 2018

      Looks great

      I have a 2013 V6 mustang. It made my car look awesome. A lot more aggressive looking. I highly recommend this mod.

      Nickel

      Year: 2013 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      March 22, 2018

      RTR Springs

      Amazing product! Can definitely tell a difference in handling and all around makes the car look much more aggressive!

      BrianMosley

      Year: 2010 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Weekend

      March 14, 2018

      BAD TO THE BONE !!

      I installed these with RTR shocks ,struts, sway bars , panhard bar and brace. best mod ever, handling is great should have done this first worth the money. Just do it, it's only money you'll make more.

      Sparky654

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (6)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      March 12, 2018

      Looks and performs great

      Easy install. Ride is great, sportier than stock springs but not too harsh for the street. I like the way the car looks now.

      TravisW

      Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (5)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 24, 2017

      Great purchase!

      The install wen very easy and smoothly. I didn’t have a spring compressor so i rented one and had no issues installing at all. New springs just fell right into place when the time came for setting them. I did not have the money for coil overs so that’s why i went with springs. It made a huge difference both with the appearance and the handling. I wasn’t expecting the handling to be too big of a difference but it definitely improved it! Well worth the money. I highly recommend if you can’t afford the coil overs yet.

      BradS

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (5)

    • 5/5

      November 23, 2017

      Mmmmmmmm

      At first i was worried that it wouldn't be as low as i wanted it to be. But oh man it looks perfect! The stance is just right and it's not too low that i'm scraping my front and tail end in and out of the driveway...it'll happen though if you don't pay attention.

      JacobC

      Year: 2014 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (5)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      October 08, 2017

      Lowered

      The lowering springs are great. My car looks better with the wheel weld closer to the wheel.

      Olynhill

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (6)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      September 11, 2017

      Simple

      Looks good enjoy it every day. Speed bumps and pot holes are the worst

      Pw

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (7)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      August 31, 2017

      RTR Lowering Springs

      Absolutely Phenomenal The #1 Modification The RTR Lowering Springs is no doubt the quintessential Modification any Mustang Owner should Acquire. Thank You RTR❤️

      DavidR

      Year: 2014 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (6)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: $100-$250

      July 26, 2017

      2007 GT LOWERED

      THESE SPRINGS DID EXACTLY WHAT I WANTED! THE RIDE IS JUST LIKE STOCK AND MAYBE BETTER. THE TIRE-FENDER GAP IS GONE BUT WHAT I LIKE MOST IS THE CAR NOW SITS LEVEL. IT REALLY LOOKS AGGRESSIVE AND COMPLIMENTS THE AM POLISHED CHROME BULLET WHEELS.

      DavidC

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (6)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      July 23, 2017

      Impressive!

      Great springs! I was expecting them to ride a little rough at first, but in reality they ride very similar to the stock springs; Perfect for those who use their car as a daily driver! Really transforms the look of your ride too! Sits much more flat which is a stark change from the factory forward rake and wheel gap. Handling while cornering, braking, and shifting is greatly improved; previously my car would dip forward when shifting gears at high RPMS, and roll while corning. Not an issue anymore, they dont completely eliminate body roll, I'd say its been reduce by about 65-70. LOVE these springs, great buy.

      KyleT

      Year: 2013 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (6)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      July 11, 2017

      Great springs

      Springs were easy enough to install in driveway. Dropped the car evenly and made it look good and didnt suffer any ride quality. Iv gone RTR on all suspension mods so far and have nothing negative to say about any of their products.

      silverfox

      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (7)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      June 29, 2017

      Love em'!

      Looks great! Easy install, took us a couple hours. Perfect amount of drop. After a couple weeks of driving the difference was about 1 3/4" drop. Looks perfect.

      RyanS

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (5)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      June 20, 2017

      Great Ride

      I like my lowered looks with 305/30/19 tires and 275/35/19 in the front I love the look. Took about 4 hrs like the handling but will upgrade the shocks and struts car only has 12000 miles so will see how long stock will last.

      ThomasA

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (6)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      May 04, 2017

      2013 GT

      Absolutely LOVE my RTR tactical lowering springs!!! 1.5" drop completely got rid of the wheel gap in the fender. And living in NY it's not too low to bottom out or scrape anywhere. Also completely got rid of all body roll when cornering! Def recommend these springs!!

      TyeK

      Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (8)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      November 04, 2016

      Amazing

      Install was really easy,I paired them up with the eibach pro dampeners and it's a night and day difference,I got about a 1.5" drop all the way around which is good enough for appearance but isn't going to cause you to rub.

      Shep

      Year: 2014 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (8)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      October 31, 2016

      very impressed great ride

      I bought these springs after I watched the video. Any one that fired up about his own product must have done his homework . I was rite opened the box and you can see the time put into making these springs. The ride is great and it sits just rite . You get what you pay for....

      chuck88vert

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (8)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: $100-$250

      October 24, 2016

      Awesome

      Car is looking great,getting lots of compliments.Will submit photos when project is completed w/ louvers and rear wing.

      Struggie

      Year: 2012 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (8)

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