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Old 03-12-2005, 03:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What do ya'll think?

Is the rear too low compared to the front?

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looks great man... need to paint side skirts and get different wheels
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What do ya'll think?

Is the rear too low compared to the front?

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When were the spring installed? if it was only yesterday or today they will sink a bit more. Looks pretty good as is... The front is maybe just a touch up from where it should be... Go throw it through some twisties and it should be alright.
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looks fine to me
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the rear is always lower then front
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I think it looks fine, I like that stance.
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thanx guyz... i looked up some other members rides for comparison and i think it's ok...

next is an intake and side corners... i m thinking of getting new wheels to but i would have to sell these first.. anybody interested?
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Old 03-12-2005, 07:38 PM   #8 (permalink)
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mine is way to low, yours looks fine. I need to change my suspension in a few paydays

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What kind of springs did you use??? Did you replace your struts and shocks as well??


because the H & R springs lower your car 1.5" in the front and 1" in the rear, and with the natural stance/setup of our cars 1.5 in front and 1"in back is perfect. Unlike most other springs (Eibach, etc.) which lower your entire car 1.3-1.5 inches.
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What kind of springs did you use??? Did you replace your struts and shocks as well??


because the H & R springs lower your car 1.5" in the front and 1" in the rear, and with the natural stance/setup of our cars 1.5 in front and 1"in back is perfect. Unlike most other springs (Eibach, etc.) which lower your entire car 1.3-1.5 inches.
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i bought the bilstein bts kit from shox.com... it came with bilstein sport struts/shocks and lowering springs (supposedly hyper coil makes them), but the springs say bilstein on it.. they would not reveal who the real manufacturer of the springs is...
the specs said it would lower the car approx 1"-1.25"...
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Old 03-12-2005, 11:37 PM   #11 (permalink)
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looks really good...
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I don't think I will ever understand why people do that? used

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what a coincedence.. i got mine lowered yesterday
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Old 03-15-2005, 04:26 PM   #14 (permalink)
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looks good to me I'm hoping to lower mine soon, what setup did you go with?
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Heh, I'm about to UNlower my car soon hopefully. See if you scrape when you go over big speed bumps.
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