Earlier this month, we took a look at the 2018 Mustang’s available suspension options to find out if adding MagneRide to your next new Muscle Car was a smart investment. While the MagneRide Dampening System gives owners the freedom to fully adjust their vehicles’ suspension at the flick of a switch, when it comes to adding aftermarket lowering springs that work in conjunction with this system, there just aren’t a lot of viable aftermarket options to choose from yet.
The 2018 Mustang still rides amazingly well with the Ford Performance lowering springs. — Bill Tumas, CJ Pony Parts
In the video above, Bill Tumas of CJ Pony Parts walks us through how to install the new set of springs on his Race Red 2018 Mustang, and we caught up with Bill this week to ask him what he thinks about the new setup.
“The 2018 Mustang still rides amazingly well with the Ford Performance lowering springs,” Bill enthused. “The three adjustable drive modes work just like they did in stock form. The only difference in ride quality is everything is just a hair firmer than stock.”
Ford Performance 20mm Lowering Springs Features
• Aggressive-looking stance
• Increased handling dynamics
• Designed to maintain excellent ride quality
• 20mm (.787 inches) lowering, front and rear
• Slightly stiffer ride
The 20mm drop in ride height should prove a popular upgrade for 2018+ Mustang owners running the MagneRide system. When combined with your favorite set of aftermarket wheels and tires, the lowering springs are sure to give your second-gen S550 an aggressive stance without sacrificing the MagneRide’s Adaptive Suspension adjustability.