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Old 04-10-2013, 11:25 AM   #1
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Wondering what the lowest coilovers are im already lowered 2inches in the front and 2.5inches in the rear with my tein s techs but i want like another 1 inch drop any ideas ive thought of cutting but idk yet.
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3" is SLAMMED. you'll bottom out on pebbles in the road lol.
I really don't know of any springs that sit that low.
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you can get 3" with cut lowering springs...here's cut eibach sport lines on a friends car...his LTs did not like it lol



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My front coilovers on my gt were able to go as low as 3' and on the back 2.8' but of you want lower just cut a little bit off
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Mine was that low and they look sooooo sexy that low!! I wish the bodys on the car could actually handle to be that low tho://
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You will run into geometry issues if u lower the ride height excessively. Issues like bump travel with shocks, bump steer issues etc. IMO 2 in drop is the max I would recommend running.
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you can get 3" with cut lowering springs...here's cut eibach sport lines on a friends car...his LTs did not like it lol
Thats looks sick!

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My front coilovers on my gt were able to go as low as 3' and on the back 2.8' but of you want lower just cut a little bit off
What coilovers did you have?
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Griggs racing up front and koni's in the back
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you can get 3" with cut lowering springs...here's cut eibach sport lines on a friends car...his LTs did not like it lol
How mach of the spring did he chop off do you know?
I have the pro kit I'm my 04 GT but it's not low enough to me
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Do one coil at a time, that should give you a good drop
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:21 PM   #11
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Hey man. Lol. If you cut them or go any lower you're gonna be effed with speed bumps. Especially if you dd your car.
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How mach of the spring did he chop off do you know?
I have the pro kit I'm my 04 GT but it's not low enough to me
i think a coil and a half but i'd just do 1 and see where it sits
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Hey man. Lol. If you cut them or go any lower you're gonna be effed with speed bumps. Especially if you dd your car.
Yeah idk if i will yet haha my exhaust already scrapes sometimes.
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:59 AM   #14
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So does mine, and you're lower than me. You should get some stock mach 1 springs and cut them, Aslow4v done that and his car is slammed.
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It'd look sick, but drivability would be an issue unless u live were there are perfect roads everywhere...wish all mine were and id lower a good bit
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Can I take these spacer things out. What will happen. And What's best way to get them out

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Jack your car up and pull em out? Idk about those things.
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I hate to take them out and not be able to put them back in
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I hate to take them out and not be able to put them back in
It will be easier to put back in because if you cut them then they will be shorter and will fit in the space easier.
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Why not just save for a good set of lowering springs instead of cutting them.
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Old 04-22-2013, 12:36 AM   #21
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Get a high quality spring. The handling will be better. Imo, you should keep the idolaters or you will cause premature wear on the spring and a arm. As for removal, get a big Crow bar, stand on the end of the spindle and gently but firmly slop the old spring out. Getting the new spring in is a *****. I seated the top the got it in position. Then with a big *** bar slip it into the a arm. My eibach pro kit springs were actually about 1/8" taller overall than my mach 1 springs but it has settled to about 2/3" lower. I have all isolators in. Oh and forget poly bushings unless you like the sound of mice squeaking all day long. I got a 6' length of coolant hose (3/4" inner diameter) and cut it as new hose. (use poly grease and silicone spray to get it on the spring. About 6$ vs 50 for new stock rubber ones.
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