Looking for feedback on R springs upgrade

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  1. TRAC WPN

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    Those who upgraded their gt350 with the R springs and swaybar can you chip in on long term feedback.

    1. # miles since upgrade

    2. Any issues over that time.

    3. Is the upgrade noticeable both street and track.

    4. Would you do it again.

    Thank you
     
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    I did, wait for the BMR Springs.

    They are coming out soon
     
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    #3 16GT350, Dec 23, 2017
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    I can give a partial reply.

    I installed the rear R sway bar with the GT350 springs. I drove it for a coupe weeks before installing the FP springs. The car rotated in turns a bit more and overall I liked the difference. After installing the FP springs, I really enjoyed how well the car handles over stock. Have to say got an alignment and it improved the car too - was not delivered with proper alignment. People worry about FP springs being too low, but I’m not scraping the spoiler any more than I did fully stock.

    Very noticible on street and track. I understand the spring rates are similar to the R, ride on street is excellent. Improvement on track is amazing.

    I would do it again and highly recommended.

    Good luck with your upgrades!
     
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    Rear R sway bar?
     
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    #5 16GT350, Dec 23, 2017
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    Yes. Edited my post for clarification... Assumed OP meant only rear since front is the same.
     
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    Thanks. Looking at the BMR rear sway bar as well.
     
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    Did you not think the R springs offered a noticeable difference from stock ride? My main goal is to further reduce body roll without sacrificing grip.
     
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    They are better, but can be improved.

    Which is why I’ve been waiting for the aftermarket. I was going to go FP but for some reason they won’t release spring rates so I won’t waste my time.
     
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    Same upgrades here as well, except that I did the FP springs first and then the R rear sway bar (including BMR camber bolts so I can get -2.8 camber up front). I agree 100% with the assessment above. The sway bar helped making the rear more ‘lively’ and the car now is very tossable despite its not negligible weight :).

    I would also do this again without thinking twice.
     
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