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Old 10-27-2008, 01:44 PM   #1
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How low is this and what tires will fit?

Just got the 04 SVT used. Looks like it has been lowered and has 215/40 17's.
I want to go back with 215/45's or 225/45's.

First Q - how much do you think it has been lowered?
Next - will the 215/45's or 225/45's fit?

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Old 10-27-2008, 02:15 PM   #2
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my car is purdy low and I got 215/45's here is a pic....

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How low did you drop it? What kit?
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I was going to say maybe pull a tire off and see if you can read anything off the springs or maybe what color they are and that will help you figure out the drop you have.
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Could we get a bigger picture? I can't really tell how low that is from that.
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I droped it roughly 2" and thoughs are 215/45/17's w/ H&R coilover your susp. should be fairly stiff. If you run the 45's I would be aware that they could (prolly wont) rub that mite be the reason he has the ones on he does. but I would recomend the 45's.
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Thanks for the info so far!

I managed to get a quick look at the rear springs last nite and they appear to be the Eibach sportlines. I could not tell if it had the dampeners and such installed. It is very low and I love the way it handles, but the slightest deformation in the road is teeth rattling. I will be tracking the car if I keep it. I would put a set of 215-40's for the track, but I want some relief for DD. I want to at least go to 215-45's, hopefully 225-45's. Do they make wider fenders for the little beast?
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