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MY TIRES ARE SITTING PARALLEL TO MY REAR FENDER WELL.I HAVE 2" OF SPACE BEFORE HITTING THE FENDER WELL.THE TIRES ARE SITTING ON 4 1/2 BACKSPACING DRAGLITES,
I NEED TO DO SOMETHING WITH MY SUSPENSION SYSTEM.I HAVE GRANATELLI UPPER AND LOWER ADJUSTABLE CONTROL ARMS.THE BOTTOM CONTROL ARMS ARE ALREADY JACKED UP ALL THE WAY WICH IS WHAT GIVES ME 2" OF CLEARANCE.I RUN THIS CAR ON THE STREETS AND HIGHWAY AND THE TIRES ARE NEW I NOTICED AFTER THE FIRST DAY RUNNING THE REAR WELL CAME DOWN RUBBING MY TIRES.KNOW I WONT RUN THE CAR TILL I RESOLVE THIS PROBLEM.I'VE SEEN PLENTY OF STANGS WITH THE SAME SET UP.ONE THING THAT MAY BE HELPFUL FOR YOU TO KNOW IS THAT AM RUNNING CRAPPY STOCK SPRINGS AND GABRIEL GAS SHOCKS THERE TERRIBLE,I REALIZE THIS. WHAT SHOULD I DO TO STIFF UP MY SUSPENSION.DO I GO WITH DRAG SHOKS SUCH AS LAKEWOOD 70/30 60/40 50/50.DO I GO WITH A DRAG LAUNCH SPRING FOR EXAMPLE EIBACH WITH AN AIR BAG THERE MUST BE A WAY TO RESOLVE THIS SITUATION CAUSE I SEE LOTS OF BANGERS OUT THERE WIT THE SAME SET UP!
 

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do you mean fender rolling,ive bing looking into it that might be a posibillity.I could'nt imagine beatin on my inner fender walls,in that case I'd much rather get them tubbed out as a carpenter am very maticulous and like to see things done precise.would'nt dare beat on my inner walls for clearance.am going with competition engineering adjustable drag shocks and an aftermarket rear and front springs am also running skinnies up front and chucking the power steering have a new flaming river manuel rack from maximum motor sports need to do more reaserch on the best set up for springs for drag racing
 

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Roll the lips, cut them or go to larger backspacing (5-5.5&quot
 

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SO TRUE AFTER CAREFULL REASERCH AND DOING HOMEWORK I LEARNED THAT BACK SPACING SHOULD'VE BING 5 1/2 LIKE MY GUT FEELING TOLD ME INSTEAD OF GOING AGAINST MY OWN GUT INSTANT AND SOME REPRESANTIVES ADVISE FROM SUMMIT SAYING HE THOUGHT 5 1/2 WAS TO MUCH NOTHING AGAINST SUMMIT OF COURSE! 5 1/2 BACKSPACING REMOVE THE QUAD SHOCK AND RUN DUMPS BEHIND MY FLOWMASTERS WOULD'VE TUCK THEM IN NICE THEN I WOULD'NT EVEN OF HAD TO CUT AND ROLL THE FENDERS.OH WELL, THE RIMS GO TO MY 15YR OLD HE HAS A 93 FOX BODY TO.ANOTHER THING SPRING RATE FOR DRAG RACING VERY IMPORTANT www.COMPETITIONPLUS.COM FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO LEARN BOUT SPRING RATES ACCORDING TO YOUR TYPE OF SET UP VERY EDUCATIONAL TOPIC MY DRAG LAUCH SHOCKS COMPETITION ENGINEERING 3 WAY ADJUSTABLE WILL FIRM UP MY REAR WITHOUT BOTTOMING OUT ARE ON THEIR WAY AND DRAG LAUNCH SPRINGS I WENT WITH MOOG CARGO COIL MOG-835 SPRING RATE 175 PER INCH XTRA HEAVY DUTY SPRING RATE, ALSO GOOD RATE FOR DRAG RACE PLUS CARRING GETTO BLASTING BOOM BOX IN REAR STUDY THIER TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT RACING OF COURSE ,LAST BUT LEASE AIR BAGS INSIDE SPRINGS AM GOING ON BOTH SIDES THIS CAR SEE'S LOTS OF STREET NIGHT LIFE AND AT THE TRACK YOU SIMPLY RELEASE THE AIR ON THE LEFT SIDE.KNOW I CAN ADJUST MY GRANATTELI CONTROL ARMS DOWN TO AN INCH OF THE REAR TIRE WERE THE TIRE WELL MEETS AND CRUISE THE STREETS WITHOUT WORRYING BOUT BOTTOMING OUT AND RUBBING MY EXPENSIVE TIRES HOPE YOU BANGERS FIND THIS INFO MUCH USEFULL ALEX MUSTANGS FOR LIFE.KEEP THEM RULING AND DRIVE SAFE!!!
 
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