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Old 06-25-2007, 12:44 PM   #571
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Welcome Kev!

Well my car is somewhat together, i can drive it again but i still need to do the front suspension then i need to get an alignment. But WOW, i can feel a huge difference with the new rear suspension. I still have 1 set of bushings to do on it but i might wait a while to put it on.
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Old 06-25-2007, 02:05 PM   #572
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welcome kev.. we're always on here and if ur ever interested we try to get gatherings goin and everyone's welcome good luck on ur zx3 hope u get it we'll all let u know what you should do to it haha
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Old 06-25-2007, 10:38 PM   #573
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Hey guys, is it bad that im already thinking of getting different springs? I wonder how much i could sell the svt springs for...

O and by different springs i mean maybe a 1/2'' more drop and higher spring rate still.
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Old 06-26-2007, 12:38 AM   #574
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haha no not bad at all, were all sorta addicted good luck at droppin the SVT package, personally I don't think that .5" SVT drop is noticable enough so I say go for it
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Old 06-26-2007, 07:59 AM   #575
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do what u gotta do man, but the lower you go the worse the ride is gonna be, just get a nice set of rims it'll help the look a lot
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Old 06-26-2007, 09:45 AM   #576
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^^^^^ and the less clearance you'll have in the snow.

I sometimes wonder how people with those ultra-low body kits drive their cars in three inches of snow, with nice chunks of ice just waiting to tear up those pretty bumpers. Maybe they're not daily drivers.
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Old 06-26-2007, 09:52 AM   #577
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yea possibly not daily drivers but i hear what you're sayin, hell even the potholes in MI thats gotta do some damage but whatever i'm happy with my ride hight, soon to be in the process of painting the calipers, gettin slotted rotors, and then the audio system's gettin worked on
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Yea thats y im afraid to go much lower. This is my daily driver and as we all know, snow can get quite high. I was reading in one of the threads about a kit that droped the foci 1.2" total. From the getgo i always figured a 1" drop would save me the problems of the snow n such instead of the 1.5" most ppl go. Well i dunno now...I dont wanna have to do bodywork b/c my car hit ice.
The springs im talking about are the tanable springs.


^^ I wanna paint 4 calipers but NOOO hey im ford and i decided to make it 2 discs and 2 drums...
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hey man i'm tellin you what, keep the SVT ride hight, and get some 17's on it you'll be much happier then keeping stock rims and lowering it more hell get standard SVT rims or look for aftermarket don't overspend your budget but i'm just sayin if you lower it more you're gonna be upset with yourself
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Old 06-26-2007, 02:50 PM   #580
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June 30 (sat) is a cruise downriver on Fort St. it's an all day thing, I vote for that
totally. i live right off of fort street and king road. too many "classics" though. those aren't my style
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