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Old 08-07-2013, 04:37 PM   #1
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She needs to be lowered immediately!

I feel like I'm driving a 4x4!!!

What lowering kit should I look into?
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Damn it looks like it too lol. Have you tried mudding yet?
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Looks like it's raining. Haha

All just depends on how low you want to go?
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Well I don't want to be dragging balls. Just look good and drive good you know?
And ya I just snapped the pic 5mins ago. It's raining haha
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Coilovers are best. But lowering spring about 1.5-2 inches should be good
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I feel like I'm driving a 4x4!!!

What lowering kit should I look into?
that four wheel drive looks good tho
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What size are those tires?
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Old 08-07-2013, 05:55 PM   #8
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I feel like I'm driving a 4x4!!!

What lowering kit should I look into?
Cut springs!
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Should I buy the caster camber plates?

AM has the set for 300, or I can just do the SR springs for 160.
So are camber plates worth 150?
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Cut springs!
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I just don't know how to go about cutting them. Would that ruin anything, and how do I know how much to cut?
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I just don't know how to go about cutting them. Would that ruin anything, and how do I know how much to cut?
Read the 100+ threads about it.. Maybe a little rougher ride not much worse then lowering springs..
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Cut springs!
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Ok. I'll look into cutting them. Thanks guy!
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Ok. I'll look into cutting them. Thanks guy!
I call if more of a temporary lower mine will probably live on cut springs... But I don't do much racing..
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1.5 is perfect imo

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lookin good
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Thanks!
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Here's a before and after pic. Eibach pro kit got this look for me and I love it. It handles better, rides better and launch better.

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Depends on what size your wheel is. If you have 17s you need big drop and 18s you can have a little less of a drop. I say cut stocks it's free!
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Depends on what size your wheel is. If you have 17s you need big drop and 18s you can have a little less of a drop. I say cut stocks it's free!
True!!! I went from 17s to 18s and dropped 1.7
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I have the stock 17s

How much was your eibach kit, and where did you get it?
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Sitting on Eibach springs. Had to change the shocks and struts because the ride was too rough. Went with adjustable Tokico on all four corners and don't regret it. Also have the C/C plates too.
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I vote to Cut em. I've done this to both my 2000 and 1990, no complaints!
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Old 08-07-2013, 11:33 PM   #28
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H&R lowering springs. Also progressive rate springs will ride better than specific rate springs.
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I'm going to experiment with cutting I think
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I'm going to experiment with cutting I think
I wouldn't experiment too much lol. Use an angle grinder with a cutting disk. DO NOT use a torch or heat of any kind. You can weaken the structure that way. I think I cut 1-1/2 coil from the fronts, and 1 coil from the backs. I can't remember for sure, but I think I Cut from the top of the coils on the fronts, and the bottom of the coils on the rear. Basically you want to still have a flat surface for the springs to sit on your control arms. Go half a coil at a time, and check the stance out. It Is easier to take more off than to put back on. You can always buy aftermarket springs if you don't like the ride or the look with the stockers on. Its not hard, but you need to know what you're doing.
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I'm going to experiment with cutting I think
I have alot of experience .. All great
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I wouldn't experiment too much lol. Use an angle grinder with a cutting disk. DO NOT use a torch or heat of any kind. You can weaken the structure that way. I think I cut 1-1/2 coil from the fronts, and 1 coil from the backs. I can't remember for sure, but I think I Cut from the top of the coils on the fronts, and the bottom of the coils on the rear. Basically you want to still have a flat surface for the springs to sit on your control arms. Go half a coil at a time, and check the stance out. It Is easier to take more off than to put back on. You can always buy aftermarket springs if you don't like the ride or the look with the stockers on. Its not hard, but you need to know what you're doing.
Ur supposed to cut from the bottom on the fronts and top on the rears
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Ur supposed to cut from the bottom on the fronts and top on the rears
Ok cool, I couldn't remember which was which lol
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I wouldn't experiment too much lol. Use an angle grinder with a cutting disk. DO NOT use a torch or heat of any kind. You can weaken the structure that way. I think I cut 1-1/2 coil from the fronts, and 1 coil from the backs. I can't remember for sure, but I think I Cut from the top of the coils on the fronts, and the bottom of the coils on the rear. Basically you want to still have a flat surface for the springs to sit on your control arms. Go half a coil at a time, and check the stance out. It Is easier to take more off than to put back on. You can always buy aftermarket springs if you don't like the ride or the look with the stockers on. Its not hard, but you need to know what you're doing.
Alright cool bud. I just took a screen of your post to reference to at the shop.
Thanks for the tips!

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Ok cool, I couldn't remember which was which lol
I'll just look at it when I get it off, and make sense of it. No biggie haha
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Yeah sounds good! Let us know how it goes!
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