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#1 (permalink) Old 01-04-2006, 03:58 AM
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inexpensive way to lower 318?

what are they?

about 1 to 2 inches please
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Springs off of Ebay.
Also try www.shox.com.

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inexpensive way??? Not possible..

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1. take the air out of the tires:

2. put 200lbs of steel in the trunk and another 300lbs on the rear seat and 100lbs on the passenger seat.

3. Strap a dead Elephant to your roof.

4. get small 12 inch rims and tires.

don't get no cheaper than that.

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you can always hunt for a set of used lowering springs on sites like this one. may get them much cheaper.

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3. Strap a dead Elephant to your roof.

don't get no cheaper than that.
Are you kidding me!: Do you know what dead elephants go for on the open market?

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bavauto.com has some good inexpensive springs. I may be selling mine in a few months...
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while on the topic whats a good company to go with for springs
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IMHO that is not a good idea. The springs will be very bouncey. The stock springs on our cars are progressive.
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BavAuto has some from like $200, how much cheaper are you wanting? that sounds like a fair price to me!
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BavAuto has some from like $200, how much cheaper are you wanting? that sounds like a fair price to me!

yes that is a good price. thanks all for your help!
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