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Old 07-15-2013, 04:57 PM   #1
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help with lowering springs

so thinking about getting lowing springs and either 1 in front and 1.5 in back or both 1.5 not sure... but how easy or difficult to do by yourself with a friend too?? and anyone else hit alot more with it lowered? my midpipe is pretty low already that's why I haven't done it yet cuz I scrape on speed bumps and some driveways...
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It's fairly easy to do yourself
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Old 07-15-2013, 06:06 PM   #3
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With basic tools should take you're around 2 hours maybe 3. With air tools less than 2 hours
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Old 07-15-2013, 06:27 PM   #4
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Pretty simple and whats awesome is you dont need spring compressors and took me 3 hours which is fairly fast ive done it on many cars and some have taken up to 7-8 hours when removing interior parts and all.
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With basic tools should take you're around 2 hours maybe 3. With air tools less than 2 hours
how much easier is it to bottom out or hit the exaust?
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how much easier is it to bottom out or hit the exaust?
I only scrape on speedbumps.
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I only scrape on speedbumps.
what kind of midpipe do you have?
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what kind of midpipe do you have?
Bassani O/R X into a Magnaflow stainless steel catback. I scrape mostly where the crossover is and briefly where the catback goes under the differential.
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I had my 2v lowered 2.8 all around and only scraped on bumps. My lip would get messed up though since it was like 2 inches from the ground
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And you were a hell of a lot lower than I am now.
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My GT was lowered 1.5 all around and my x pipe hanged really low and I was fine I would only bottom out on steep driveways and speed bumps I lined up my x pipe so it would go between them. These are SR springs
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Had my cobra 3' and scraped on steeped places and bumps
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how much easier is it to bottom out or hit the exaust?
I basically never scrape i mean before i watched speed bumps and all that anyway just common sense when you want to take care of your car. And you can always just go at angles,helps a lot.
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Had my cobra 3' and scraped on steeped places and bumps
Damn that's clean bro
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I basically never scrape i mean before i watched speed bumps and all that anyway just common sense when you want to take care of your car. And you can always just go at angles,helps a lot.
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I never scraped on my old setup. I was lowered 1.5" front and 1.25" rear.
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I scape over speed bumps and driveways already that's the thing lol but idk maybe I can raise up my midpipe a little more cuz its really low but I have the slp high flow catted x pipe so idk I want it lowered tho
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Eibach sport lines. Love the drop & stance.

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Had my cobra 3' and scraped on steeped places and bumps
How did you get it that low?
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Cut springs and no isos
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What springs you cut? How much you cut?
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Eibach springs cut 1.5
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Do you run into problems turning or anything cause I might buy some and cut them to get that low! I'll be having 18's also in the next week. The chrome Godspeed.
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With just me driving it was ok. Adding another person was a no no. It would scrape exaust and lip all the time
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Do you run into problems turning or anything cause I might buy some and cut them to get that low! I'll be having 18's also in the next week. The chrome Godspeed.
I wouldn't buy a good set of springs as cut them, that's kind if a waste of money. If you want more low just save and buy coilovers
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Yeah just coilovers are so expensive!! Like 1400 dollars!
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Yeah just coilovers are so expensive!! Like 1400 dollars!
Yeah I know that's the only downfall of it, just don't buy springs and cut them tbh that's stupid lol
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I always cut my lowering springs.. Lol

They aren't low enough , my mustangs always have to be slammed ..

Just be sure to roll your rear fenders
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I always cut my lowering springs.. Lol

They aren't low enough , my mustangs always have to be slammed ..

Just be sure to roll your rear fenders
What kind of springs?
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