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Item #: 26688

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Price: $140.20
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    Description

    These Linear springs are custom wound for the performance-oriented customer. These feature 600-pound/inch rating and will lower the car approximately one inch from stock. Painted black, sold as a pair. Note: If you look close at factory sales pictures from the day you will notice the cars sit about 1" lower in back than front. These springs will level the car out provided your rear leaf springs are not sagging. 

    Linear springs are the easiest to understand. When you think of a spring, this is typically what you are thinking of. When the load on the spring increases, the spring compresses an amount directly proportional to that load. So, if the spring is rated at 100lbs per inch, in will compress 2 inches when 200lbs is applied.

    In general, the most performance oriented, and springs designed for racing, are going to have a linear rate. The consistency of linear rate springs makes the car stable, optimizes traction, and makes the car more predictable for the driver.

    • 8 Coil Windings
    • 11/16" Thick
    • 13.5" overall Height

    These work on all 67 - 73 Cougar / Mustang applications.

    Replaces Ford Part #: C7ZZ-5310.

    NOTE

    The 1" drop is not from where your car sits with worn out springs, but from where it would sit with new factory height springs.

    Check out our video below on handling upgrades:

    Specifications:
    Shipping Weight: 29.00 LBS
    (weight shown may be the dimensional weight)

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    1" Drop Springs 67 XR7

    5.00 out of 5
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    I thought I would demonstrate how accurate the description is on these springs. They do in fact lower the front end and work perfectly. Yes, you do have to use the correct tools and procedures to remove the old and install the new without risking injury to yourself. I installed along with the new perches, etc. Installed standard shocks purchased from WCCC. The first picture is before front spring install and with the original sagging rear leaf springs. The second picture is after install of the front 1" drop springs with sagging rear leaf springs. The third picture is after install of the WCCC standard rear leaf springs and WCCC standard rear shocks. It gave me the perfect gain of rear rake I was looking for. If you do not want this rake stick with new standard front springs. The ride on this car is perfect.
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    Yucaipa,CA
    2017

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    Makes the stance of my 1970 XR7 look just right.

    69 Cougar XR-7 convertible, 351W

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    • Less squishy feeling
    • Fits perfectly
    • Lowers by 1”
    • Not harsh
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    • None
    These are about 2” shorter than my original springs that I cut one coil off of. They lower the car approximately 1” as advertised and are stiffer than the originals. I absolutely LOVE these springs!!! They fixed my excess sway in the front that was most noticeable when entering the highway in a rather spirited manner. They don’t feel harsh or too firm at all and the feel of my ride is just less squishy feeling overall. Again, these are freaking AWESOME! (They fit perfectly too)

    Florida
    2017

    SWEET!

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    • Terrific handling
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    Wow, what a difference a new spring makes. It's like putting on a new set of tires. The car rides and handles much better, I am glad I made this purchase. They actually lowered the front 1.5" from its previous ride height which was 27" from a flat level surface to the center of the fender lip. So now it sits at 25.5". I can't wait to get the rear springs to lower the back.
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    London, England.
    2021

    1/8" Drop

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    We measured an 1/8 inch drop at the front of our Cougar (67, 289, 3 Speed, AC car) but no where near 1" as advertised.

    However a much improved ride thanks to these and the new scott drake spring perches over the the 55 year old setup.

    Would still recommend.

    WCCC Response:

    The 1" drop is not from where your car sits with worn out springs, but from where it would sit with new factory height springs.

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    Will these work okay in a '68 xr-7, with a 351C, AC, bucket seats, and a 4 speed toploader?
    August 1, 2020 11:14 AM
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    WCCC Admin Answered:
    These springs work on all 67-73 Cougar combinations to lower the front by about an inch. Based upon customer feedback, these springs work very well.
    August 3, 2020 5:43 PM

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