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Old 03-31-2013, 05:15 PM   #1
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whats the cheapest way to lower your car in inch or so?

I do not want it dragging the ground but just a little bit lower. A while back I saw some spring compressors. Would that work? Would there be anything wrong with that?

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Old 03-31-2013, 05:29 PM   #2
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Everything is wrong with that.

You would have a better ride if you just cut your springs

Seriously, the cheapest way to lower your car is with lowering springs.

http://focus.c-f-m.com/loweringsprings_2.aspx
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Old 03-31-2013, 05:31 PM   #3
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I'll get this moved to a better section.
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Don't cheap out. You'll do more harm than good. Look in the buy-sell-trade section. Find a reputable brand. H&R, Eibach, and so on.
Here are some examples of what to look for.
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I'd love to lower my car, and have seen the $100 eBay kits, but in my opinion, I'd rather keep something as vital as suspension as high quality as I can.
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Throw some sandbags in your car. A few in the back and one under each front seat should do the trick.
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Tirerack.com has really good deals. Lowering springs are the best cheap way to go low.
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I think the cheapest way to lower the car would be to take off your wheels....

But seriously. Springs made to lower it are best. Suspension isn't somewhere to go cheap.
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I saw a guy take a blow torch to the OEM springs. The heat and weight of the car the springs became smaller/lowered the car... Careful you could easily crush your hand/arm or heat up the shock causing it to blow or explode.
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Dont cut the springs man , do it right . The frpp kit is one of the cheapest kits out there , check out that one

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