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spring rates for front coils and rear leafs on a couple of online sale  sites  offer several spring rates, I'm considering new ones front and rear, my car will have the 2.3 turbo T5 and stock pinto 8" rear w/ open (for now) 3.40 gears.  Is there a better rate over stock to buy?  And are  the mini stock springs a lowered spring in the rear or just a stiffer factory ride height spring?  Thank Jim

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what companys you looking at? landrum is almost a 3 inch drop in the rear and addco is stock hight
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jc whitney has some for stock replacement,  speedway has some afco   leaf springs.  autozone and speedway offer front coils.  not to cocerned on $$  they are still cheaper than getting them local.

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There's V-8 Mustang II springs in several rates on E-Bay every day.
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I may be wrong , I thought I read some where on this site that Mustang II springs were a different length and would not direct bolt up to a Pinto sedan/hatch car..  Please feel free to correct me on this.