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Lowering Kit #249082 Aug 14, 9:41am Aug 14, 9:41am
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Lowering Kit
The guys at Les Scwhab sadid teh couldnt lower my car any more tan 1.3" I wanted to got about 1.6" which isnt a huge difference, but do any of you know why they "cant lower it any more than 1.3"

Re: Lowering Kit [Re: GTS02] #249083 Aug 14, 9:42am Aug 14, 9:42am
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cuz the guys at Les Scwhab suck at their jobs...

get some sportlines.

Re: Lowering Kit [Re: spaztikid] #249084 Aug 14, 10:06am Aug 14, 10:06am
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Whatever springs they put in your car are cheap and probably don't exceed 1.3". Get coilovers!


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Re: Lowering Kit [Re: Sancho] #249085 Aug 14, 1:13pm Aug 14, 1:13pm
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Les Scwhab thumbsdown

Re: Lowering Kit [Re: mister_tin] #249086 Aug 14, 2:49pm Aug 14, 2:49pm
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Tein S Tech springs are 1.5" so those will do the job. Those guys are retarded. Take it to another shop. You can go as low as 2-2.5" w/o needing a camber kit. I have my rear at 2.5" and my camber is fine...tires are wearing out evenly grin

Re: Lowering Kit [Re: v3n0m] #249087 Aug 14, 3:03pm Aug 14, 3:03pm
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I was wondering did you get your springs cut?

Re: Lowering Kit [Re: dj_sangboi] #249088 Aug 14, 3:13pm Aug 14, 3:13pm
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rofl hell no...i've got coilovers

Re: Lowering Kit [Re: v3n0m] #249089 Aug 14, 3:30pm Aug 14, 3:30pm
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Originally Posted by v3n0m
Tein S Tech springs are 1.5" so those will do the job. Those guys are retarded. Take it to another shop. You can go as low as 2-2.5" w/o needing a camber kit. I have my rear at 2.5" and my camber is fine...tires are wearing out evenly grin


ditto. tein s-techs are about as close as you are going to get to a 1.6" drop thumbsup

Re: Lowering Kit [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #249090 Aug 14, 4:18pm Aug 14, 4:18pm
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hmmm...I put in Tokico shocks/springs/struts which is a 1.25 drop (which is perfect for me). I took it to a local tire shop to get it alligned, and after they did it the tires cambered in at the top VERY NOTICEABLY. They said they couldn't true the camber w/out specs from Tokico. Well I was driving a long way to a Celi meet two days after that, so I adjusted the camber myself with a 3/4 socket and a level. Point is, I got it adjusted fine, but the eccentric camber bolts are pretty close to being max'd out. Not max'd, but pretty close. If you drop real low you might want to get some Hotchkiss camber links. Sorry for the long story!!

Re: Lowering Kit [Re: grcelica] #249091 Aug 14, 7:19pm Aug 14, 7:19pm
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those guys are retarded...definetly take your car to another shop

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