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Old 01-03-2013, 06:57 PM   #1
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Just got done lowering her

Well I just got done lowering the car...im taking it up to the shop tomorrow to replace my ball joints and to align everything...oh the stress i went under putting these springs on
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Id wait a week on the alignment...your springs need to settle first. Post pics
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what would happen if I got it aligned tomorrow?
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Yeah, definitely post pics when you can!
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:25 PM   #5
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what would happen if I got it aligned tomorrow?
They wont be settled so if u get it alligned then in a week it will settle and be out of allignment.
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They wont be settled so if u get it alligned then in a week it will settle and be out of allignment.
Okay thank you!
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Okay thank you!
Np! Now post pics! Haha i wanna lower mine but idk if i should.
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Np! Now post pics! Haha i wanna lower mine but idk if i should.
u Should !! the 4x4 stock stance is nasty
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:01 PM   #9
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u Should !! the 4x4 stock stance is nasty
Im afraid with my lts. And id like to be able to fit some fat drag radials on the rear for the weekends of racing.
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Np! Now post pics! Haha i wanna lower mine but idk if i should.
Lol ima post them tomorrow
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Im afraid with my lts. And id like to be able to fit some fat drag radials on the rear for the weekends of racing.
Couldn't you use some adjustable shocks to raise the rear for drags for the weekend? I dunno never used them just seen they are adjustable...you could also roll your fenders..
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Im afraid with my lts. And id like to be able to fit some fat drag radials on the rear for the weekends of racing.
I daily drive my car with lts. I run eibach sportlones with half coil cut in front and no isos. I do hit on big speed bumps but not bad. In the rear i run max motorsports weight jackers. Perfect for what you are looking to do.
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In order to rub in the rear you would have to lower it a lol over 2' and have a tall tire.
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In order to rub in the rear you would have to lower it a lol over 2' and have a tall tire.
And i have that problem
I just love how slammed it looks and cant bring myself to raising it back up right now
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And i have that problem
I just love how slammed it looks and cant bring myself to raising it back up right now
Haha same here I was lowered 2.5' in th back with a 305-40-18
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Haha same here I was lowered 2.5' in th back with a 305-40-18
Did u rub with that combo?
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Did u rub with that combo?
Yes until I rolled my fenders
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Yes until I rolled my fenders
I's be safe lowering my 02 with eibach SL (Aprox 2") with a 315/35/17?
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:11 PM   #19
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Yea you're fine, this is a 2, drop in the rear with 305/40/18.
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Oh I'm sorry you said 315... Hmm yea you might rub.. But maybe not since it's a 17' wheel
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Yea you're fine, this is a 2, drop in the rear with 305/40/18.
You sure that's a 40 series?
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I'm preety sure. Why does it seem smaller?? Taller??
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305/40/18 is a TALL sidewall, too tall

thats 122mm tall vs the stock height that should be 92.75(or around that for an 18 on pre 05)mm and thats just for ONE side, so its really double the difference taller overall.

also if you lowered it a good bit and you dont have CC plates or wobble bolts it wont align probably
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That's the rear
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305/35-18 is most likely what you have. That's what I have on the cobra
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315/35/17 with a 2" drop with no rubbing issues. The way I parked in the second picture put a load on the suspension so you can see the tire fit under the quarter. It's close but it fits.
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Way off topic but love the color of that cobra lowflyn
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Sorry but it was a 40 tall and I also had a 45 series that I threw in when I sold my gt
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315/35/17 with a 2" drop with no rubbing issues. The way I parked in the second picture put a load on the suspension so you can see the tire fit under the quarter. It's close but it fits.
What springs u got?
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What springs u got?
I got them on eBay about 6 years ago. Dynamic Racing springs.
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Does the brand matter when it comes to shocks and struts? Or would it be okay to get them off eBay or autoZone or oriellys? I'm planning on getting SR lowering springs off AM
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Does the brand matter when it comes to shocks and struts? Or would it be okay to get them off eBay or autoZone or oriellys? I'm planning on getting SR lowering springs off AM
Autozone. Gabriel's shock/struts
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Autozone. Gabriel's shock/struts
Which Gabriel's? They have different ones when I looked lol
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