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Old 02-10-2014, 10:31 AM   #1
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Just wondering how easy it is to lower my 2012 v6. Is it something I could mess up? I don't have that much experience and don't wanna risk getting my alignment messed up, but if its simple enough I'm interested.
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If u wanna do it the right way & get everything back into spec it's gonna cost. Sure u can slap some lowering springs on & call it a day but the rest of ur car will compensate elsewhere! U might or might now see problems down the road.
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Just wondering how easy it is to lower my 2012 v6. Is it something I could mess up? I don't have that much experience and don't wanna risk getting my alignment messed up, but if its simple enough I'm interested.
When lowering your car, you're changing the geometry of your suspension. It's going to mess with your alignment no matter what. It's just a different amount of change depending on how far the drop is. If you're just looking for a slight drop, like one inch or so, some camber bolts should be all you need to get your front tires back within spec. Maybe an adjustable panhard bar depending on how far your rear axle shifts. Any more than that, and it will require more to readjust your alignment and pinion angle.
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Yep, altering the suspension ain't cheap. Sure, buy some lowering springs only, then pay $1,000+ in fixing broken parts down the road
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Having just done it last weekend. I'm glad I did the shocks and struts at the same time as doing the springs. It's not a complicated job if you watch some of the videos and have the right tools for the job.
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