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Old 09-06-2009, 10:37 AM   #36
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your ride looks sweet, being a gt with those springs does it rub any or anything i should look-out for? i am really interested in dropping my car but dont want any suprises
no issues here. only thing i had to do was get the rear fenders rolled when i had the 295's out back
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no issues here. only thing i had to do was get the rear fenders rolled when i had the 295's out back
i plan on getting 295's next time around, like spectorV said they fit a 10 inch rim better, so call me stupid but what is it, to roll the fenders?
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Old 09-06-2009, 09:43 PM   #38
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here ya go. best to find someone in your area that already does this Tire Rack Fender Lip Rolling Tool
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Re: looking to upsize

If you look at your rear fenders the under edge is 90 degrees aka flag. The tire can hit this. People will get a fender roller which is just a wheel that bolts to your lug nuts and force this 90 degree flap upward to move it out of the way. The act of rolling the wheel back and forth is where the term rolling the fender comes in at.

If you EVER decide to roll your fenders you MUST use a heat gun and do it RIGHT and realize that there is a chance that your paint will crack. If you do it right and take your time (long time) and go very slow it usually works out fine.

You also do NOT want to do a full roll you only want to roll them about 45 degrees to angle them up, also note the only real area that hits in is the area in front of where the rear bumper bolt sup~ that 4 inches or so is where the tires hit.

I personally would not do it, any shop that does it will not warranty a crack as well. You can take a razor and cut the paint on the edge to have some insurance but that looks bad~ just avoid this if you can.

With my setup even though my car is very low I have only touched my fender lip once and that was on a MASSIVE bump going 75mph and only on one side~ and I have 10 inch rims with 6 inch back spacing aka 4 inches of rim outward.
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Old 09-08-2009, 04:39 PM   #40
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nah, i wont be doin that, good news is my front tires came in , so i should have rims and tires thursday, soon as they are on i will order lowering springs, H&R race springs, cant wait
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here they are, what do you think
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drop it like its hot, NOW!!!! other than that its all good
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yes i do have that four wheel drive thing going on, will the H&R race springs sit as low as yours? i think A.M. says they are only 1 inch drop
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yes i do have that four wheel drive thing going on, will the H&R race springs sit as low as yours? i think A.M. says they are only 1 inch drop
the race springs are as low as mine
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looks really good, but it NEEDS a drop it will 100% change the car. Drop it 1.5-2.0 inches (H&R race) and you will be amazed at the end result.
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looks really good, but it NEEDS a drop it will 100% change the car. Drop it 1.5-2.0 inches (H&R race) and you will be amazed at the end result.
okay i am thinking american muscle for the springs, where do i get the max motorsports c/c for a good price? i just installed new shocks & struts a month ago, they are monroe sensatrac, will the they be alright?
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^^ they will be fine~ they may not be the best valving to match the springs but all in all they will work fine. The MM cc plates allows the strut shaft to go higher in the engine bay so the drop effect (aka pushes the strut shaft into the strut body more) is negated a little~ as this wears struts out.

AmericanMuscle should have good deals on the MM cc plates.
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:44 AM   #48
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american muscle it is, just hope i can handle the install myself
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Re: looking to upsize

Here's a nice article Spector V wrote a while back for installing lowering springs. It has nice pics as well.

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i will definatly print a copy of that, i just wish he was here to talk me through it, springs & c/c plates will be here fri. so i got a busy day sat. wish me luck
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springs are really easy, the camber kit, not so much. just requires drilling. make sure to read the instructions really well.
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car has 300 miles on new springs and settled nicely, is it safe to take the iso,s out? front & back top & bottom?
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You could if you want, it'll give you a slight increase in the drop ~ .3-.5". I haven't heard of too many issues with grinding or noises due to the lack of isolators when going over bumps, but to be safe you could wrap the ends in black masking tape.
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i guess what i meant to say is, would there be premature wear being metal to metal contact?
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no real extra wear~ you may get some noise in the rear as they move around more than the front~ i would personally leave them in the rear.
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^Yah that's probably a good idea. Plus, that'll give you a slight rake which looks good.
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How to get the discount...please tell me also...i am very much interested in it..any information is most welcome...
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