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Old 09-30-2013, 08:04 PM   #1
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Ok so I've been debating on whether or not to install my lowering springs on my stock shocks/struts. They have about 15k on them. I plan on upgrading the shocks & struts in about 3-4 months once I save up but I really wanna lower it already so my ? is will lowering it have any negative effect that should make me wait till I have new shocks/struts? Thanks!
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How much of a drop? Go much more than an 1.5 and you'll blow the stockers out soon enough.

You're about a third of the way through the life of your stock shocks and struts. So make sure you keep saving and be ready to do that upgrade.

Also, consider an adjustable pan hard bar, camber bolts and if low enough, bumpsteer kit.
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How much of a drop? Go much more than an 1.5 and you'll blow the stockers out soon enough. You're about a third of the way through the life of your stock shocks and struts. So make sure you keep saving and be ready to do that upgrade. Also, consider an adjustable pan hard bar, camber bolts and if low enough, bumpsteer kit.
The springs are a 1.5 drop. Someone told me that if I drop it on my stock shocks/struts it'll eat up my tires faster is that true? I'll also be putting on a panhard bar & camber bolts which I already have.
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The springs are a 1.5 drop. Someone told me that if I drop it on my stock shocks/struts it'll eat up my tires faster is that true? I'll also be putting on a panhard bar & camber bolts which I already have.
With the panhard and camber bolts, you should be fine. BUT, you will need an alignment once dropped. That will help prevent your eating up tires.
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With the panhard and camber bolts, you should be fine. BUT, you will need an alignment once dropped. That will help prevent your eating up tires.
Ok cool. Thanks for the info!

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Has anyone with a 2013 reused their oem shocks/struts?? What was ur experience??
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Ok cool. Thanks for the info!

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Has anyone with a 2013 reused their oem shocks/struts?? What was ur experience??
I rode on my stock Struts/Shocks for a couple months until they had no more rebound. They will make the ride hard after awhile. New shocks/strus will give you better traction and less dip/dive.
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I rode on my stock Struts/Shocks for a couple months until they had no more rebound. They will make the ride hard after awhile. New shocks/strus will give you better traction and less dip/dive.
I'm saving for the new shocks/struts but it's gonna be a couple of months so that's y I wanna use my oem ones just till I have enough for the new ones!
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