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Old 02-16-2013, 11:43 PM   #1
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H&R coilovers but wanna go lower, how?

like the title says I have H&R coilovers on my svtf. I have the rear set as low as it goes. but it's not low enough. is there anyway of changing the spring to a shorter spring or any tricks I can do to make it lower? it's a pic tail spring so I can't cut it. any info would help. I'll add a picture of the gap I'm trying to lose




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Old 02-17-2013, 12:21 AM   #2
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You can get Dom's rear LCA. Then you can lower it even more
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seems like I've read a few things that doms LCAs don't make it lower and some people are actually comsining about them raising the car? plus they are alittle pricy
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could I remove the rear adjusters?? the whole rear adjuster and just run the pig tail coil spring?
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I guess the H&R setup doesn't go as low as the other offerings (I have the ST setup and with the rear at the lowest setting it makes the tire pretty much flush with the fender and in many angles like it's actually barely in the fender). When you say pigtailed, you mean the spring tapers down so it's a smaller diameter at one end? If that is so it mates with the adjuster (smaller diameter on the bottom) I'm not sure you could run without. Even if the spring sits correctly I'm not sure removing the adjuster will buy you much...it's pretty slim when bottomed out. Hopefully someone with an H&R setup can comment to help you out.
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yes when I say pig tail I mean it tapers. I'm hearing some people say it's fine (from readings on other sites and post) and others saying no don't. new question I'm trying to find out is what company makes a good short spring. the H&R springs that came with the kit are pretty short. but if I could put a just as short regular spring in and run no adjusters I would do that. but idk who make a good short spring.
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but idk who make a good short spring.
lol, does it matter if its good or not when you're that low?
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I'll word that better. lol. I don't know who makes a shorter spring
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yes when I say pig tail I mean it tapers. I'm hearing some people say it's fine (from readings on other sites and post) and others saying no don't. new question I'm trying to find out is what company makes a good short spring. the H&R springs that came with the kit are pretty short. but if I could put a just as short regular spring in and run no adjusters I would do that. but idk who make a good short spring.
Why not cut 1.5 coils off the other end? Its not hurting the spring from a matriels stand point. I had a K/W setup & the K/W rear springs didn't go low enough, so I took 1.5 coils off the stock springs & ran that setup for yrs w/ no issues.
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Old 02-17-2013, 05:33 PM   #10
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can you cut these style springs? this picture shows the adjusters I am debating on removing and what the springs look like

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