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Old 12-04-2003, 04:17 AM   #1
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Lowering my car

I'm looking to lower my car 2-3 inches,

how should i do it. coilovers??

where can i get them?

how much?
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Old 12-04-2003, 04:26 AM   #2
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i think the only way to got lower than 2'' is with coilovers
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Old 12-04-2003, 05:05 AM   #3
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Man thats a shitload inches.....you want a low rider or something??
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Old 12-04-2003, 06:53 AM   #4
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ok, how about 1-2,

would i still need coilover?
and how will they effect my suspension and handling.
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Old 12-04-2003, 07:44 AM   #5
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Do you have rims yet? If not, I would wait until you do before you lower the car. The reason I say this, is because when the new rims are installed, you'll have a better idea of how much you will need to lower the car to reduce the fender gap.
Go with coilovers if you can afford them, but there is nothing wrong with sport shocks/struts and springs.
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Old 12-09-2003, 04:46 AM   #6
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Try RACE version springs from H&R or FK. they will give u the max drop if you only want to do springs. a step up, H&R Cupkit or FK hightec Kit ( includes springs and shocks) . about 2" drop at rear.
anything over will be coilover's territory.
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Old 12-09-2003, 05:49 PM   #7
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Just my .02, but I'd go with the proven quality of Ground Control if you're looking coilover.
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Old 12-09-2003, 06:43 PM   #8
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and if you're going springs... you NEED to do aftermarket shocks... look into some Koni Yellows or Bilsteins...

the stock shocks will quickly die with lowering springs...
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Old 12-10-2003, 01:38 AM   #9
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Actually I've been running Eibach Pro Kits for about a year and a half on stock shocks. I'll never protest to having a perfect handler with this setup, but my shocks are still alive.
My RSM's on the other hand are a different story.
Bilsteins from TMS seem to be a pretty good deal these days.
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Old 12-10-2003, 01:42 AM   #10
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there is a prety godo deal on fk coilovers on the group buy section
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