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drop question #234385 Jul 27, 5:14pm Jul 27, 5:14pm
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drop question
I wanna get rid of that ungodly wheel gap that comes on the celica's stock. still extremely indecisive as to which spring i want. i'm thinking a 1.5" drop would be fine, considering i'm having my bomex front and rear and kam side installed as we speak, i don't want to do too much scraping. but i like the hotchkis springs as well how it kinda straightens out the stance. just wondering on what you guys think and what size rims i sould get in the future with whatever drop. thanks

Re: drop question [Re: initial_D] #234386 Jul 27, 5:15pm Jul 27, 5:15pm
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18's with a bodykit. thumbsup

Re: drop question [Re: MptGlw69] #234387 Jul 27, 6:43pm Jul 27, 6:43pm
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the tein s-tech springs give a 1.5" drop all around..tein is an EXCELLENT spring maker with lots of experience..they are also on the cheaper side so it'll be more friendly on your wallet thumbsup

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Re: drop question [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #234388 Jul 27, 7:04pm Jul 27, 7:04pm
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I would reccomend Eibach Proline. Eibach has been making springs for ever, and make some good stuff. Oh yeah, 18's too. You would be alright in the scrapping department.

Re: drop question [Re: Psquared] #234389 Jul 27, 7:30pm Jul 27, 7:30pm
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^^ eibach also comes with its famed '1 million mile warranty' thumbsup

Re: drop question [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #234390 Jul 27, 10:32pm Jul 27, 10:32pm
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tein s-tech all the way! thumbsup just got mine put on not to long ago, Perfect drop for me! 1.4" thumbsup


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Re: drop question [Re: bmw52786] #234391 Jul 29, 5:16pm Jul 29, 5:16pm
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ok, so 1.5" with 18's seem to be the choices. now, what size tires?

Re: drop question [Re: initial_D] #234392 Jul 29, 8:01pm Jul 29, 8:01pm
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^^ depends on what size rims you get.

if you get 18 X 7.5 then i'd go with 225/40/18

if you get 17 X 7.5 then i'd go with 225/45/17 thumbsup

those are just my personal opinions..you can hedge a bit in either direction on both the sidewall and width

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