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Old 05-19-2011, 08:10 PM   #1
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Oh that's it I'm flaming the moar lows!

Ok today I sat behind a convoy of traffic while a moar low crew one by one went 2mph over train tracks with their hazards on... Hahahahah this makes you so cool btw just full of win when you have to hold up traffic for a dip in the road while im jumping the train tracks without even as much as a tire rub..

I'm sorry this is the dumbest thing I have ever seen... Why ruin your cars, your chassis, your tires? I mean honestly I can't say any of those guys could even make u turn.

Dumb dumb dumb you'll never catch any of my cars so low that they ruin it's ability to even enjoy the ride or a good corner for that matter..

That's right I just started it! I had a fellow member say he would be pissed to see all these tube components I have on my car from Dom if the car wasn't slammed to the floor... Ya better chance of me selling my car over slamming it.

Yes I agree these cars look nice at a show or something but they shouldn't be on the street especially the ones that can't manage a sharp turn at 5mph without ripping the damn fenders off of them...


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Old 05-19-2011, 08:24 PM   #2
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Yes I agree these cars look nice at a show or something but they shouldn't be on the street especially the ones that can't manage a sharp turn at 5mph without ripping the damn fenders off of them...
Wait 5mph? I thought the whole idea was to make it handle?

So its not actually to help it drive better its just to look cool?

This is the one i like, i mean how safe is this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlrJ1gFrQt4

I mean who cares about everyone else on the road right? its moar low
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Old 05-19-2011, 08:32 PM   #3
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LoL! oh boy.. this might just turn out to be a whole nother war.
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Old 05-19-2011, 08:33 PM   #4
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lowering a car 1"-2" i usually done to improve handling. anything over 2"-2.5" is show. i'm lowered about 1.5" and i really only slow down alittle for train tracks, most i just keep the same speed. odd really bumpy ones ill go from 60km/h to 45km/h then speed back up. if you lower a car to the point its unusable on the street is stupid.

funniest thing i saw was an integra go around the corner at my house bumper hit the ground and got ripped off and caught in its wheel well and under the car. i laughed so hard watching him try and get it out.
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Old 05-19-2011, 08:36 PM   #5
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Preach on ...


IIRC most states have bumper height laws, which apply to lowered vehicles as well as raised.
I know years and years back when the lowrider truck scene was stronger here the local PD handed out tickets to a few of the mini truck owners.

If you see them again toss a stick in front of them and watch them do a 43 point turn to avoid it.
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lowering a car 1"-2" i usually done to improve handling. anything over 2"-2.5" is show. i'm lowered about 1.5" and i really only slow down alittle for train tracks, most i just keep the same speed. odd really bumpy ones ill go from 60km/h to 45km/h then speed back up. if you lower a car to the point its unusable on the street is stupid.
And what did it cost you? Was it worth what ever it improved? track times? on ramp cornering speed?

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funniest thing i saw was an integra go around the corner at my house bumper hit the ground and got ripped off and caught in its wheel well and under the car. i laughed so hard watching him try and get it out.
Now THAT is a handling improvement.
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Old 05-19-2011, 09:09 PM   #7
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And what did it cost you? Was it worth what ever it improved? track times? on ramp cornering speed?
definitely can take corners with more speed. there are many merge ramps where i used to live where it went from an 80km/h to 80km/h but the ramp had an advised speed for 40km/h i would just keep it at 90km/h and go threw the ramp/turn. before i did that the car rolled so much even doing 60km/h that i didn't push it past that. but after i put on the tein springs and koni shocks 90km/h felt like cake. could probably go faster but thats illegal. also got 0.2sec off my 60ft time so i think i gain some traction/less weight transfer to the rear.

i sometimes scrape my bumper on super steep entrances to places. like on a 30' slant if i pull out to fast ill hear it hit, but my stock 00 zts hits too soooo cant really blame lowering the car. but if i was slammed like 2" off the ground i would get stuck on the rad support, or rip it right off and mess my header up.

cost was like ~$400 for springs/shocks and $80 for a 4 wheel alignment at ford.

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First time I've heard the expression 'moar low crew'...
I get the idea, but I guess I'm getting too old to understand everything (59)..

And are you spelling everything correctly?
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Old 05-19-2011, 09:15 PM   #9
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I hate the peeps that were speeding around in their uber low cars in the area here and one day speed bumps showed up along the road and those same people were now going over them 2mph.. and taking forever.. it was because of those stupid punks that the speed bumps exist anyways.
At least I can still fly over them if I choose to.
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