Looking for a softer ride

Discussion in 'Gen 1 & 2 - Suspension, Brake Systems, & Body' started by Larry Rivelli, May 16, 2017.

  1. Larry Rivelli

    Larry Rivelli SHO Member

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    Hi,

    It has been awhile since I have posted this site but I need some advice. First of all, I want to thank you for helping me solve my fuse blowing problem. Disconnecting the low coolant sensor did the trick. The car has not died or failed to start since I did that. What a simple fix.
    As far as suspension goes, I am looking to replace the original springs and struts on our 94 SHO 3.2 with something less firm. My wife and I are getting older and still love the car, but want it to ride softer. I have tried lowering the tire pressure and that helps some but not enough for us. The car currently has 157,000 miles on it and I am the second owner. I have found replacements from A1 auto on line that says the spring strut combo will fit 94 Taurus as well SHO. Not sure this is the answer I am looking for. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
     
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    Go to rockauto and get Monroe OE Spectrum or Sensatracs. Same strut just different names. They will give you the best ride /handling for what you are looking for.
     
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    rubydist SHO Member Staff Member

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    x2 on Chad's advice. the sensatrac quickstruts will give you the standard Taurus springs (which are softer) and a slightly 'floaty' shock valving which sounds like what you are after.
     
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    I 3rd that suggestion. The best part is they'll be easy to swap out. Going with the quick strut assembly.
     

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