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Old 12-06-2013, 08:58 PM   #1
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Are SPC components necessary when lowering?

Considering installing lowering springs in January. Most likely Eibach Sportlines. If all goes right, I will also be installing wheels. I've settled on Team Dynamics Pro Race 1.2, but I haven't decided on the size (anywhere from 17x7 to 18x8). I am hoping to go for the "flush" look. With that being said, is it necessary to install all of the SPC components when lowering, i.e. front camber plates, rear camber arms, rear camber bolts? I figure the front camber plates are necessary, but unsure about the rear.

Also, what are the best shocks to go with the lowering springs? I saw KYB, and I think Koni might be another brand?

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I'd go w/ the Koni yellows. For the front, I'd pass on camber plates unless you go w/ the fwerks race ones. I'd get cfm's tubular control arms= lighter, stronger & adjustable camber, lot less wheel hop too. If you want rear camber, as you said you can go w/ bolts or arms depending on your budget. I'd add toe-links to your order. Makes the rear end feel more postive & super easy to adjust your rear toe. I'd lower your car 1st & then figure out the wheel offset your looking for.
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Are the tubular control arms from CFM even available anywhere anymore? I haven't seen them in stock on their site for awhile. I been waiting for them lol.

Edit: Nm I'm a bonehead.
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I just saw them on their website, but I don't remember if they were in stock.
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Yea I never realized you had to actually click to the item page and select options before adding them to cart. I always assumed they were out since there was no add to cart button on the suspension item list page. Derp. Lol.
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Yea I never realized you had to actually click to the item page and select options before adding them to cart. I always assumed they were out since there was no add to cart button on the suspension item list page. Derp. Lol.
What there doing is asking if you have a '00-'05 or a '06-'11 so you get the right parts & also asking if you want the optional boots, which you do. So parts fit different yrs or different motored cars.
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