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Old 06-03-2008, 02:31 AM   #1
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what kind of lowering springs should i get??

im planning on buying some lowering springs this weekend i want to drop my car like 2 inches to give it an aggressive look in time i want to put some 17's on will they still fit?? and i also want to buy a body kit too...i dont want to drop it and then buy the body kit and it does'nt fit due to scraping the ground...suggestion anyone thx for reading.....


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Old 06-03-2008, 04:48 PM   #2
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this is in the wrong place u should ask this in HERE
or can a mod move it please u will get a better response.
i have eibach sport lines and 17" with no body kit and i scrap all the time so your kit will rip RTFO. i cant get on car lifts i scrap speed bumps and mine is a 2 inch drop so just to let u know. i would get like eibach proline springs its a nice look and performance
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i would go 1.5in. drop. i have kw springs and love them. perfect ride imo. right in the middle. stiff, but comfortable.
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a 2" drop will be fine, as long as you get rims that have an extreme offset. That is the main issue when people start complaining about their tires rubbing the fender. With stock rims and those with a similar offset, a 2" drop won't create rubbing issues unless you are severely out of alignment. Rim diameter really has no effect on rubbing issues either, as you maintain the same overall radius when going from a 15" rim to an 18" rim. The tire sidewall gets smaller to compensate for the larger rim.
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Old 06-04-2008, 12:37 AM   #6
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thx everyone for your opinions does anyone have some pics of their cars with them lowered so i can get an idea? im kind of leaning towards the 1.5inch i dnt want to be hella scraping the ground once i get the body kit now i need to decide what kinda to get any suggestions? i want to go with either some eibachs or some KW...wish i could afford some coilovers tht would make everything easier...lol thx again everyone....
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Check this link out for Eibach review on the Sportline. Many didn't like them.

http://www.tirerack.com/suspension/s...20Spring%20Set
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I'll personally vouch for the KW springs. They are stiff with a 333 lb/inch spring rate, but drop the car nicely to around 1.6 inches. Some say they drop the front a bit more though. One thing that's noticeable is that front end crouches down more than the back, and some people don't like that. These springs are stiffer than many, so you'll definitely need some good struts/shocks to go with them. I had a racing seat in my car, but took it out because the combination was just too rough of a ride.

Here's a quick shot of them on my car:

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im planning on buying some lowering springs this weekend i want to drop my car like 2 inches to give it an aggressive look in time i want to put some 17's on will they still fit?? and i also want to buy a body kit too...i dont want to drop it and then buy the body kit and it does'nt fit due to scraping the ground...suggestion anyone thx for reading.....

Buy a kit that includes springs AND SHOCKS. As I've said many times...shorter stiffer springs need shorter stiffer shocks to maintain adequate damping and handling control. The Eibach pro system (1.5 inch drop) has proven itself to be one of the best.
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I have K-sport coilovers and 17" wheels and I freekin' love it!
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