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Old 09-06-2012, 03:58 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Geezer View Post
Most coilovers do a lousy job of raising a car. Most will say they lower a car something like 1.5 to 3.0 inches (a range). What that means is that they "start" with a 1.5" drop and only get lower not necessarily any taller. I thought K sports had two adjustments 1) the shock body could be lengthened or shortened by adjusting the lower portion of the shock/strut body and 2) spring compression (although a poor way to raise or lower a car as it impacts suspension travel). That said, I believe the K Sports are good at lowering but little else.
That's what I found out after having to raise it so much so the fender didn't sit on the tire. Still tucking about 1/4 of the sidewall almost.

Anyone have any other ideas on how to fix it so I don't rub as much? Would like to still save my tires lol. And also looking to fix this before I get an alignment.
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