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Old 05-24-2005, 12:10 PM   #1
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Stock Ride Height

Well couple weeks ago i was at my brothers place and i realized my car sits higher than his. He has a sedan with Stock SVT suspension on it and he seems to sit around 3/4" lower front 1" rear lower than me. I have (or i think i do) stock suspension, is there a way you guys could measure the distance from the top of the wheel to the wheel well so i know if in fact have the right suspension setup? At the time both of our cars had around the same amount of gas.

The reason why i may not have the stock SVT suspension is because when i bought my car it was slammed by the previous owner and i had them put the stock back on, they may have put the ZX3 suspension but it is hard to tell. I am planning on doing Coilovers soon but this would help me out if any of you guys could measure it out for me...
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Old 05-24-2005, 12:17 PM   #2
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Just a hair under 1.5 inches.
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Tire diameter will play a roll when checking between cars.
What's on yours, and what's on the sedan you were comparing to?

IIRC, mine's about 1-1/2" in the front, and 2" in the rear.
^^^Top of tire to bottom of fender...215/45/17.^^^
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215/45/R17

i seem to run very close to what your height is...~ 1.5 front ~2. 1/4 back

maybe my brothers car is just a freak. He has nothing out of ordinary, he is all stock except the SVT suspension rims and tires.
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