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Feb 8, 5:15pm - #394801 
those kitted with springs

ok so today i ordered my buddyclub2 kit and then i began to think shit my car is lowered 2inch front and rear on matrix springs. my question is will i be scraping really bad or should it be fine. i was suprised when i got my springs installed becuase its not that much lower confused


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Feb 8, 5:47pm - #394802 
how bad are the roads where you live?

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Feb 8, 6:10pm - #394803 
roads are good down where i live.


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Feb 8, 6:26pm - #394804 
BC2 is a low kit to begin with. If your drop is a full 2" your going to be real close to the ground.

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Feb 8, 6:28pm - #394805 
BUT WILL I SCRAPE ALOT!? confused


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Feb 8, 6:30pm - #394806 
The roads in MD are not good by any means. I have a TRD drop and Kam kit and i swear to god i scrape everything!! I dont even drive my car very often because of it.

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Feb 8, 6:33pm - #394807 
do you scrape on everyday roads or like parking lots and rough back roads.


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Feb 8, 6:39pm - #394808 
Most likely you will scrape with BC2.

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Feb 8, 6:41pm - #394809 
SUCKS


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Feb 8, 6:56pm - #394810 
i want to know if im going to scrape like really bad like breaking my kit bad


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Feb 8, 7:41pm - #394811 
Ya you'll most likely scape if you hit a pot hole or if you are going up a drive way. I'd recomend getting some other type of springs. Tein H-Techs or S-techs


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Feb 8, 7:44pm - #394812 
thats a lot of money though. cost for another set of springs and install. right now i need the money for paint and install


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Feb 8, 8:07pm - #394813 
just drive careful avoid potholes and don't go up any hills that are more than a 10-15 degree incline.. tongue and avoid parkinglots with speed bumps at all costs.

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Feb 8, 8:14pm - #394814 
yea i think if im carefull i should be fine thumbsup thanks CELICATUNER


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Feb 8, 8:34pm - #394815 
Install the kit yourself, then you can save some money and put it towards a new set of springs

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Feb 8, 8:43pm - #394816 
yea i was thinking the same thing becuase the kit is oem fitment. so i would onl be paying for paint i wonder if im going to be able to do it with the help of my friends and yes we have knowlege. thumbsup


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Feb 8, 9:47pm - #394817 
BC2 with a 2" drop check my profile


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Feb 9, 12:08am - #394818 
i have the BC2 kit with tanabe 2" drop which is more like a 2.5 inch all around, and it's real low. I"m on the stock 15" gt rims also. I'm very careful when i drive so i don't even scrape. I never scraped before, but it's just the way i drive..i always go at an angle really slow...and things i know i can't make over, i just don't mess with it. Hope that helps.

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Feb 9, 12:22am - #394819 
Originally Posted by risa
The roads in MD are not good by any means. I have a TRD drop and Kam kit and i swear to god i scrape everything!! I dont even drive my car very often because of it.


aw i want a TRD drop too but im getting 18's which should raise it a bit as well.

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Feb 9, 2:48am - #394820 
I got the regular buddyclub kit and I am also 2" in the front. Not a big problem if your careful when you drive... Unlike my girlfriend who has hit a dead animal in the road at least three times and split the kit in half causing me to have to repair it... but we won't get into all that... Anyways... Like I was saying, just know your limitations and U will B just fine. Oh and just a few quick tips, alwayz reverse into a parking spot to avoid hitting the curb, when going over speed bumps get as parallel to it as possible to prevent the lower end of the lip from scraping, same with driveway dips and high spots. OH AND DON'T FORGET... If you don't know how to change your own oil, U better learn that shyt cause not many shops can get you car up on the lift anymore. Good Luck Man thumbsup

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Feb 9, 2:52am - #394821 
Oh, and I got 17" Tenzo R Rims.. U will B fine.. just don't worry. and be careful with who you lend your car to.

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Feb 9, 2:54am - #394822 
f that, at the point when my car is modded to that point, noones touching my car but me!


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Feb 9, 6:17am - #394823 
Originally Posted by DSGB4LYF23
OH AND DON'T FORGET... If you don't know how to change your own oil, U better learn that shyt cause not many shops can get you car up on the lift anymore. Good Luck Man thumbsup


Haha...so true... wave

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Feb 9, 6:25am - #394824 
Originally Posted by celicatuner
just drive careful avoid potholes and don't go up any hills that are more than a 10-15 degree incline.. tongue and avoid parkinglots with speed bumps at all costs.


heh in this area thats almost impossible.

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Feb 9, 9:42am - #394825 
That still looks pretty low SR71. But very pretty. Too bad the car is no more cry

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Feb 9, 8:53pm - #394826 
yea im just going to be really carefull now thanks guys thumbsup and change my own oil and stuff


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Feb 10, 8:56am - #394827 
I'm thinking about getting that kit and then gettings some fender flares smile
it looks nice .

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Feb 10, 9:29am - #394828 
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