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how much is too much #25110 Jul 6, 9:57am Jul 6, 9:57am
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how much is too much
suspension how low is too low and what is the best drop for our cars i am going to get a blitz front end and it hangs low already??


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Re: how much is too much [Re: GroundZero_GT] #25111 Jul 6, 10:18am Jul 6, 10:18am

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I wouldn't lower your car to much with the blitz. If you do you will scrape on everything. It all depends on where you drive. If you have to pull into a driveway, go over speedbumps, etc. you should leave your car a little higher. There isn't really any optimal lowering that would be the best.

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I have the blitz front and I am only dropping an inch. TRD springs. It is pretty low to the ground.


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Re: how much is too much [Re: GroundZero_GT] #25113 Jul 6, 11:43am Jul 6, 11:43am
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do you have a tru blitz with the veilside??? i am going to get the same set up like yours. and is your car lowered in the pics you have now?? how much is it off the ground w/o it being lowered


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Re: how much is too much [Re: GroundZero_GT] #25114 Jul 6, 3:13pm Jul 6, 3:13pm
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Originally Posted by GroundZero_GT
do you have a tru blitz with the veilside??? i am going to get the same set up like yours. and is your car lowered in the pics you have now?? how much is it off the ground w/o it being lowered


true blitz? All the blitz are usually just replica's, I bought the fiberglass US version from the ecelica store. It actually fit quite well...better than I have seen. And I have genuine veilside around the sides and rear. My celica is NOT lowered at all. I think it must be at least 6 or 7 inches off the ground. I am probably going to lower it an inch. grin


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Re: how much is too much [Re: GroundZero_GT] #25115 Jul 6, 3:16pm Jul 6, 3:16pm
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I heard if you get big kits like Blitz you can get springs to raise your car but I don't know anyone whos done it except Isaac when he had his Blitz but only because he has a system in the trunk

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Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
I heard if you get big kits like Blitz you can get springs to raise your car but I don't know anyone whos done it except Isaac when he had his Blitz but only because he has a system in the trunk


yea...raised it to make it around stock height again...not to look goofy and have like 5 inch fender gaps. You wouldn't need to raise it.


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Re: how much is too much [Re: GroundZero_GT] #25117 Jul 6, 3:44pm Jul 6, 3:44pm
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i want to get hotchkis springs


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Re: how much is too much [Re: GroundZero_GT] #25118 Jul 6, 3:48pm Jul 6, 3:48pm
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Originally Posted by GroundZero_GT
i want to get hotchkis springs


they are very good springs...but with a blitz idk. Red Devil has a blitz front and lowered it 2 inches...it was TOO low to the ground. Hotchkis may be too much...but I am not sure. Depends on how the roads are. You can if they are super smooth, no bumps, inclines, steep hills. Stuff like that. grin


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Good luck putting a kit on something low... unless you got bags, like this one does thumbsup

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good combination would be large wheels and lowered car... everything should even out if done correctly thumbsup

19" and 2" drop - but will it still be drivable?

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Re: how much is too much [Re: GroundZero_GT] #25121 Jul 6, 7:33pm Jul 6, 7:33pm
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i have a friend with 18' and a 2in drop he is a inch off the ground in the front. hotchkis lowers it 1-3/8 in the front and 1-7/8 in the rear i am pretty sure i want to put 18's on too so i think it will work. do you???


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Re: how much is too much [Re: GroundZero_GT] #25122 Jul 6, 7:53pm Jul 6, 7:53pm
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Originally Posted by GroundZero_GT
i have a friend with 18' and a 2in drop he is a inch off the ground in the front. hotchkis lowers it 1-3/8 in the front and 1-7/8 in the rear i am pretty sure i want to put 18's on too so i think it will work. do you???


I think that if you think so...then go for it!!


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kool i think i will


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Let me know how that goes cause I think im goin to get a blitz body kit and I wanna put hotchkis on.

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same here i want a blitz front and a veilsaid sides and rear like VSGTS


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Re: how much is too much [Re: GroundZero_GT] #25126 Jul 6, 9:15pm Jul 6, 9:15pm
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I got Enkei 18s installed this weekend with the TRD action kit body and anything more than 1" of lowering would make it a problem to get around on a day to day basis. REality is it looks great as is - would look better an inch lower but I DO have to get around town to business meetings.


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Re: how much is too much [Re: isaac] #25127 Jul 6, 9:23pm Jul 6, 9:23pm
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Originally Posted by isaac
Good luck putting a kit on something low... unless you got bags, like this one does thumbsup

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I got bags too.I can tell he has a all-around bag setup because the front end isnt going all the way to the ground.I have Bags in the Rear and Air-Cylinders in the front,its a better setup for cars.


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Re: how much is too much [Re: GroundZero_GT] #25128 Jul 6, 10:22pm Jul 6, 10:22pm
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RacerX225 are there any problems or disadvantages with getting air cylinders?

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RacerX225 are there any problems or disadvantages with getting air cylinders?
Not that I know of, people say that its more weight,but I dont see any difference.


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