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Eibach Sportline Ride Height #392606 Feb 6, 2:27am Feb 6, 2:27am
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Eibach Sportline Ride Height
I had my sportlines installed around november of 2004 and I gave them a lot of time for the springs to settle. Now I noticed that the rear was a little higher than the front. So I measured the fender gaps using the "how many fingers can I fit between the fender and the tire?" measurements. For the front it is about a finger-and-a-half gap and in the rear its a good 2-finger gap. To me the rear looks higher like my car's ass is in the air. I was wondering if there was any way of lowering the rear a little further to even out the ride height. Here are pics:

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Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: GTSdrifter] #392607 Feb 6, 2:27am Feb 6, 2:27am
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Here's the rear:

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Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: GTSdrifter] #392608 Feb 6, 2:40am Feb 6, 2:40am
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I want my car to have this ride height:

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Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: GTSdrifter] #392609 Feb 6, 2:40am Feb 6, 2:40am
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another pic:

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Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: GTSdrifter] #392610 Feb 6, 2:46am Feb 6, 2:46am
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i have sportlines and mine are lower in the rear...i have a 1 finger gap with stock tires

Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: GTSdrifter] #392611 Feb 6, 2:46am Feb 6, 2:46am
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my tokico kit fixed my height problem... my car looks like it has even out the front and rear grin

Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: 20celica00] #392612 Feb 6, 2:54am Feb 6, 2:54am
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What is the "tokico kit"?

Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: GTSdrifter] #392613 Feb 6, 12:08pm Feb 6, 12:08pm
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i have sportlines and i have a 1 finger in back.. and like a 1.5 finger in the front.. i think you installed ur springs wrong lol.. its supposed to be bigger gap in the front.. because it only drops the front 1.8 and the rear 2.4

Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: rem] #392614 Feb 6, 12:23pm Feb 6, 12:23pm
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um, you have stock wheels. if you get bigger wheels you will have less of a gap.


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Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: 00celica00gt] #392615 Feb 6, 12:31pm Feb 6, 12:31pm
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I have the tokico suspension kit... ummm look in my profile GTSdrifter rolleyes

Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: 00celica00gt] #392616 Feb 6, 12:31pm Feb 6, 12:31pm
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if you don't plus size you'll have less gap


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Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: combatc87] #392617 Feb 6, 12:34pm Feb 6, 12:34pm
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just get some heavy ass subs... rofl

Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: spaztikid] #392618 Feb 6, 1:55pm Feb 6, 1:55pm
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^^^ haha ya a heavy ass sub box will do the trick...

i just got tokico Hp struts put on and i saw no difference in ride height but i also have tein s-tech's, not sportlines, so that might be why...


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Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: bmw52786] #392619 Feb 6, 5:20pm Feb 6, 5:20pm
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I want the rear to drop a lil more... cry

Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: GTSdrifter] #392620 Feb 7, 6:30pm Feb 7, 6:30pm
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yeah, yours definately don't look right. Mine are noticeably lower in the back than yours. I'm assuming everything feels ok when you're driving? I'd get someone to check the install maybe?

Re: Eibach Sportline Ride Height [Re: 00GTShope] #392621 Feb 7, 7:41pm Feb 7, 7:41pm
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Everything feels okay while driving but when I take the turns quickly, the rear tends to slip which caught me off guard. Everytime I take turns quickly the rear skids and you can hear my tires screeching. Think I'm gonna get it looked at soon.

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