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Jul 4, 6:58am - #215657 
Hotchkis TVS stages 1-3

Which of these packages will be better for daily driving? I was leaning toward the stage 2 kit, but I don't know how much lower my car will be. Can enayone tell me how much lower my car will be with each kit?

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Jul 4, 7:00am - #215658 
they'll all be the same height, but each package adds more "stuff"... They keep adding the sway bars, the strut bars, camber links, springs, etc...


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Jul 4, 7:00pm - #215659 
Bump, anyone know how much of a drop or any suggestions?


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Jul 4, 7:07pm - #215660 
1 3/8-inch drop front, 1 7/8-inch drop rear

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Jul 4, 7:16pm - #215661 
I like hotchkis alot, thats what im getting, the drop is perfect!!


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Jul 4, 7:41pm - #215662 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
1 3/8-inch drop front, 1 7/8-inch drop rear


Hotchkis TVS packages rock, Stage 2 is definately good for the Occasional Racer/Daily Driver... Personally I'm going all out and going for the stage 3 for the PERFECT ride. My friend has the kit on his GTS and it's as smooth as butter sitting in his car, I rarely feel speed bumps!

Good Choice on Suspension tho, #1 thumbsup

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Jul 4, 8:51pm - #215663 
Originally Posted by hkysk8r86
Originally Posted by v3n0m
1 3/8-inch drop front, 1 7/8-inch drop rear


Hotchkis TVS packages rock, Stage 2 is definately good for the Occasional Racer/Daily Driver... Personally I'm going all out and going for the stage 3 for the PERFECT ride. My friend has the kit on his GTS and it's as smooth as butter sitting in his car, I rarely feel speed bumps!

Good Choice on Suspension tho, #1 thumbsup


Which stage does your friend have?


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Jul 4, 8:57pm - #215664 
Stage 2, but he has the Hotchkis shocks and struts on order which will basically make his kit a stage 3

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Jul 4, 8:59pm - #215665 
If I do get the stage 2 what are some good shocks I can get? I would hate to lower the car on the OEM shocks.


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Jul 10, 1:02pm - #215666 
ive got the stage 3 setup to but its not on my car yet. the coilovers can drop your car over 3 inches, i dont have the exact numbers handy.

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Jul 11, 6:44pm - #215667 
I have the stage 2 Hotchkis TVS Street Setup with KYB AGX adjustables. Its great on the street or strip.


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