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Old 03-21-2005, 11:32 AM   #1
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Any lowering problems?

I'm ordering the Eibach Pro kit damper & spring package today, and I was wondering if anything hardcore happens to the alignment when it's dropped 1.5".

I don't want to have to spend $300 on the wheel alignment from hell...

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Old 03-21-2005, 12:25 PM   #2
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Well, even if I did need the rear camber adjustment kit, it'd be fine to drive while I waited for it to arrive. Besides, with all that camber, I'd at least get some ricer points. Hahaha.

I'm used to Honda's, so that's why I ask; I know when some of them are lowered, getting them aligned properly can be very expensive.

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Old 03-21-2005, 01:37 PM   #3
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Thanks a lot.

Anyone else have personal experiences to share?
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I've never heard anyone requiring a camber kit for a drop less than 1.8 inches.
I own the pro-kit and had zero alignment issues.

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Take the car to a place that does alignments on a regular basis and tell them to
adjust/align to factory specs, all 4 wheels.
Typical cost is usually under $100.


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Be prepared to feel practically every bump in the road. With performance handling, you get a stiffer ride. Also, be careful with large speed bumps. If you got 16in wheels, it might not be that bad but it won't be a soft ride like stock anymore.
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i love my pro-kit. i actually think that the ride is better than stock. and i haven't had my car aligned yet (it's only been less than a week so far) no pulling or anything, i'm planning on having it done when i put my actual wheels back on.
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Old 03-21-2005, 03:06 PM   #6
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Alignment and installment isn't an issue; I work for a Ford dealer, and I'm just going to pay one of the techs on the side to install it for me.

And as for all the bumps in the road, can't wait for that. My mom owns a 2000 Honda Prelude, and riding in her car is pretty stiff too. Alberta's roads aren't exactly the best in Canada.

I mainly want to make sure I won't get some crazy toe in or toe out, that's the one I'm not too fond of.
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Old 03-22-2005, 12:51 AM   #7
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OO man when i put my sportlines on, my wheels were Dumped. The toe on the front was pretty bad and thought i was goin to need a Camber kit..... took to get an alignment and OO lucky mee all 4 wheels made it back into specs, and i fell all the bumps, makes my SPI feel faster, o and the seat covers.. thats like 10 extra HP each. JK
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