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Old 01-05-2013, 09:40 PM   #1
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I understand springs lower your car but what do you do to get it as low as you want it? I want very little space between the fender and tire but not too lowered anybody have any ideas?
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Different springs drop different amounts. Don't forget you'll need caster camber plates for proper alignment and new shocks and struts for proper ride
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Different springs drop different amounts. Don't forget you'll need caster camber plates for proper alignment and new shocks and struts for proper ride
and even with those things if you go too low you could need more supporting mods to get proper alignment.. Wouldn't suggest going lower then 2"
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Get coilovers that's what I had
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Get coilovers that's what I had
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Old 01-05-2013, 11:38 PM   #6
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for the drop you want coilovers will be your best bet OP...
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Wow coil overs? That's kinda aggressive an approach financially solely for 'looks'..

Op, if the goal is to DD your car slammed, coil overs may be the right way to go. Keep in mind you will need a bump steer kit, X2 ball joints, and possibly steering rack limiters to prevent scribing while turning. Also depending on on your wheel/tire combo rolling the fenders maybe necessary too.

If you do plan on going to the extreme I suggest contacting a suspension specialist to ensure you doing it the right way the first time.
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For the drop that he's asking I don't think there's aftermarket springs out there that will give him the drop he's asking. Unless he chops away
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The tire rim combo I plan on going is 245/35/18 fronts and 305/35/18 rear I don't like seeing a lot of gap in the fender well but I'm not trying to have the fender go lower than the top of the tires if that makes sense, but unfortunately I have 17" rims and don't have the money to fork out for brand new 18's and tires all around
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get coilovers. they look awesome really low
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Old 01-06-2013, 01:12 PM   #11
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The only way youll get that drop with springs is to cut lowering springs...my friend did this to eibachs...it sat how you want op but being eibachs they didnt like being cut the same way stock springs do. So he had a riding on rails kinda ride. Which is why in this case i reccomend saving for coilovers
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Sweet I'm definitely saving for coilovers thanks for advise people
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