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Old 03-07-2013, 03:53 PM   #71
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With 1.5" spacers and a 1.75" drop I shredded a pair of brand new tires on the inside lip of the rear fender well the first day I installed them. Not too mention a slight vibration at anything above 75mph (hubcentric spacers)

If you want the wider stance/look, do it right and buy a 10-10.5 wheel.
Damn I'm gonna have to roll my fenders now lol

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With 1.5" spacers and a 1.75" drop I shredded a pair of brand new tires on the inside lip of the rear fender well the first day I installed them. Not too mention a slight vibration at anything above 75mph (hubcentric spacers)

If you want the wider stance/look, do it right and buy a 10-10.5 wheel.
What size rims and tires did you have when they rubbed??
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you won't need to roll if you get rid of those spacers lol
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you won't need to roll if you get rid of those spacers lol
I won't even need to my friend has a 2" drop with 17's and his doesnt rub with spacers
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With 1.5" spacers and a 1.75" drop I shredded a pair of brand new tires on the inside lip of the rear fender well the first day I installed them. Not too mention a slight vibration at anything above 75mph (hubcentric spacers)

If you want the wider stance/look, do it right and buy a 10-10.5 wheel.
Camber was off big time
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Camber was off big time
you don't have camber issues with back tires on our cars his issue arose from the spacer / drop combo with his tire size
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you don't have camber issues with back tires on our cars his issue arose from the spacer / drop combo with his tire size
My bad. I thought I read that he wasted a inside if a front tire.
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Damn I'm gonna have to roll my fenders now lol

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What size rims and tires did you have when they rubbed??
17x8 17 245 stock gt wheels and tires.

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Camber was off big time
Haha, thats really funny.......but thats not how it works.

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I won't even need to my friend has a 2" drop with 17's and his doesnt rub with spacers
Id love to see pictures, or better yet a video of him going up any sort of incline at an angle or hitting a dip at speed.
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17x8 17 245 stock gt wheels and tires.

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Haha, thats really funny.......but thats not how it works.

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Id love to see pictures, or better yet a video of him going up any sort of incline at an angle or hitting a dip at speed.
That would suck-.- and I know all the dips in my area I always avoid them lol and just gotta take dips and speed bumps at angles.
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Do you really need spring compressors when lowering? Because I watched videos and they just loosen the a-arms and put them in.
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Do you really need spring compressors when lowering? Because I watched videos and they just loosen the a-arms and put them in.
No compressors needed. Loosen the arms and everything else attached and it will drop and the spring can be pulled out.

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My dad is in the way so you can't see much, but you can see the arm and caliber and rotor hanging.
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After the factory spring comes out, the aftermarket spring will easily go in because its shorter.

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No compressors needed. Loosen the arms and everything else attached and it will drop and the spring can be pulled out.

My dad is in the way so you can't see much, but you can see the arm and caliber and rotor hanging.
Sweet! Cool thanks man! That's all I needed! Lol if you don't mind what all did you use? Like tools and sizes?
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Mine came in yesterday!
What springs are those?
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What springs are those?
Got them off eBay.. My friend has the same ones and has had them for over a year
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Name of brand?? Some eBay springs ride like crap. Way to bouncy your better of cutting a coil off your stock springs and using the money for something else.
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i have ebay springs on both my v6 and gt and the ride is fine and the stance is awesome. mine r called dropzone springs.
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Name of brand?? Some eBay springs ride like crap. Way to bouncy your better of cutting a coil off your stock springs and using the money for something else.
Well there's nothing much more I can do to my car lol springs are all I have left appearance wise.. The only other thing I could do performance wise would be expensive because these sixxer a don't really get much gains from bolt ons
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Got them off eBay.. My friend has the same ones and has had them for over a year
Yeah could you link to the ones you bought? And let us know how they are?
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Yeah could you link to the ones you bought? And let us know how they are?
http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewi...d=360588625605

And yeah I will definitely let y'all know!
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i have ebay springs on both my v6 and gt and the ride is fine and the stance is awesome. mine r called dropzone springs.
I have the dropzone as well. They are great for a daily driver. Good ride and good control. However they still dont meet what I want out of the car, so they are getting replaced. But for most people they should be perfect.
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I have the dropzone as well. They are great for a daily driver. Good ride and good control. However they still dont meet what I want out of the car, so they are getting replaced. But for most people they should be perfect.
yup! they make my car look good and thats all i give a **** about lol. maybe later if i decide to get more serious about performance with my gt i'll drop some coilovers in there because the stance that alot of expensive springs make, just dont cut it for me. i wana be low .
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Sweet! Cool thanks man! That's all I needed! Lol if you don't mind what all did you use? Like tools and sizes?
Hydraulic jack and 2 jack stands. Jack stands in front of the control arms. The was under the rear end. I don't remember all if the socket sizes, but after removing the wheels and sway bar in the rear remove the shock. If you lower the rear end with the jack the arms drop and the springs pretty much fall out. The new ones will be super easy to put in. Go with the same set up in the front, but the jack will be under the control arm. After everything is detached, lower the jack and the spring cones out. Watch your brake lines though. New springs go in and do the reverse.
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Hydraulic jack and 2 jack stands. Jack stands in front of the control arms. The was under the rear end. I don't remember all if the socket sizes, but after removing the wheels and sway bar in the rear remove the shock. If you lower the rear end with the jack the arms drop and the springs pretty much fall out. The new ones will be super easy to put in. Go with the same set up in the front, but the jack will be under the control arm. After everything is detached, lower the jack and the spring cones out. Watch your brake lines though. New springs go in and do the reverse.
Okay cool that helps thanks!
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