Recwently I've noticed the rear of my GT almost like minor
"fish-tailing" when you wouldn't think it would. Also, i've been
coming to a fairly quick stop, like 50-0 at a stop sign in about a
40-50 yard distance and it sounded like it does when traction-control
Anyone experienced these type of problems and any suggestions on how
to prevent this from occuring? Thanks.
for the "fish-tailing"...
The stock bushing in things like the lower control arms and the
panhard bar are really pretty soft and mushy... makes for a nice
comfortable ride.. but i think it tends to give the rear a bit of a
"wiggle" when cornering... I replaced the LCA and panhard bar with an
aftermarkets with nice firm poly bushings. Made a huge difference! No
as for braking...???? ABS????
I'll have the bushings. The grinding was the ABS, just sounded odd
first couple of times I guess.
I spoke to the dealer about a sway bar and he said I could go that
route, but it would ride rougher.
Is the rougher ride worth the tradeoff of less sway? Noticeable less
1. You replied to me, I have a 2000 Mustang. The 05 and up Stangs have
an all new chassis. I don't know if an anti-sway bar would do you any
2. You top posted, most people read from top to bottom.
Tropic Green Y2K Mustang GT 5spd
ATI P-1SC @10lbs MM Suspension
But most people who are even interested have already read all the
earlier messages and don't need to read all the old stuff. So if it's
top posted then when you open the next message, BOOM, the stuff you
want to read is right there. The reason top posting creates a problem
has nothing to do with it being top posted, its simply the
inconsistency of a long thread where some of the replies are top
posted and some are bottom posted. If the first reply was top posted
then all the rest should also be top posted.Then there would be no
problem. The small percentage of people who need to read the old
material could go to the bottom and page up to read things. The vast
majority would just read the new material at the top and move on.
I usually bottom post if that's what people are doing. But if the
first message is short and I'm the first person to reply I may just
top post. While the bottom posters like to act like they are in the
right they are often just as much in the wrong as far as actually
following netequite because they almost NEVER trim the messages and
the same "standard" that suggests people bottom post ALSO says to TRIM
the unneeded material. There's plenty of blame to go around.
Well, that's the problem. There isn't any universal agreement. If it
was as clear cut an advantage to bottom post then no one would be top
posting. And as I already said, I do not see bottom posting as
"common sense", to me the common sense is to top post since it takes
care of the needs of the vast majority of people who are actively
following the thread. Bottom posting caters to the needs of the small
minority who's memory fails them between reading message 9 and message
10. I understand the logic you are presenting but I simply thing my
logic is more logical. I have no expectation any minds will be
Wrong. Because I have to skim your top post, then scroll down anyway
to see the context of what you replied to, then back up. Possibly more
than once if the OP was long. No excuse because you can set Agent just
like Thunderbird to start at the bottom so if you're lazy, you don't
have to scroll to start typing.
"The problem is almost certainly a big spider's nest. I
can't wash my hair in the sink anymore, because of the
Most of the time when I'm reading a thread it's not for the first
time. So I already know the context. I can't imagine that the same
is not true for you. For example, between one day and the next a
thread may have 12 new messages in it. So you read 12 messages one
right after the other (and maybe add one or two replies) and the
context is in your head already, you don't need to re-read each of the
12 messages before moving on to the next one. Which is why if
everyone top posted exclusively things would be so much easier. The
new material in each of those 12 messages would be right there at the
top. There are only a very few people who come along late in the
thread and need to immerse themselves in the context and that's easy
enough to do whether they start at the bottom and read up or start at
the top and read down in message 11. The real problem is
inconsistency - mixing of top and bottom posting. That's why even
though I believe top posting is actually superior I usually bottom
post if the thread has already been started with bottom posting. But
realistically, the difference in difficulty of reading a message no
matter whether it's top or bottom posted is trivial. It's hardly
worth the emotional investment some people make in it. It's like the
MAC vs PC thing.
I think the stock GT sway bars are good enough... what you may want to
look into is a set of (lowering) springs. Not only will they give your
car a better stance, it should help with the handling! There are a
variety of springs to choose from... I wasn't looking for much of a
drop so I went with some H&R sport springs for a 3/4 inch drop... big
improvement in both looks and HANDLING!!
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