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Lowering the celi #96775 Feb 4, 7:59am Feb 4, 7:59am
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Lowering the celi
Ok guys I kind of have a problem lowering my celi.I have 18s with 40 series tires.I have a full U.S. spec blitz kit with the urethane front.I want to lower it but i have problems with scraping already on stock suspension.I am in the process of checking out air ride b/c that would lower it but i could raise it up to get over the bumps.To get into my garage i am almost touching the ground with the front end when i back in now.So the question is,Any suggestions other than air that i could use to lower my car?...any help guys would be awesome ..thanks thumbsup

Re: Lowering the celi [Re: celicaguy] #96776 Feb 4, 8:11am Feb 4, 8:11am
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Do you have a picture of your car?
Air suspension...Friend of mine got an Air ride on his VW .He bough it for $1800 + $1000 for installation and $600 to change the hoses. (Mother fuckers sell it with plastic cheap shit hoses)...
If you just wanna go simple get new shocks and springs.
You can get a coil overs too but coil overs are stiffer than a springs.
P.S. Of corse after installation of body kit you have to anderstand that your car it's low and has now more limitations...
P.S.I have a Sportlines and VS-1... So my car is very low, but I'm fine at the most of the times...But yes some driveways to high for me to drive over...


Re: Lowering the celi [Re: celicaguy] #96777 Feb 4, 8:13am Feb 4, 8:13am
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Well i have scrape marks under my front bumper from the roads and im on stock suspension.And I have to go up an alley to get into my garage.I am seriously only like an inch from touching the ground when i back into my garage.The only solution i have come up with is air ride because i do not plan on parking on the street with the kids around here..haha..BUt if anyone has anything other than air and maybe cheaper let me know..thanks

Re: Lowering the celi [Re: celicaguy] #96778 Feb 4, 8:25am Feb 4, 8:25am
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Originally Posted by celicaguy
Ok guys I kind of have a problem lowering my celi.I have 18s with 40 series tires.I have a full U.S. spec blitz kit with the urethane front.I want to lower it but i have problems with scraping already on stock suspension.I am in the process of checking out air ride b/c that would lower it but i could raise it up to get over the bumps.To get into my garage i am almost touching the ground with the front end when i back in now.So the question is,Any suggestions other than air that i could use to lower my car?...any help guys would be awesome ..thanks thumbsup


dude i have the exact same set up! sucks huh lol...i was looking in to air ride but a lot of ppl had trouble with the less expensive kits ...and i didnt want something really expensive to just end up destroying my handling...so i dont think im going to lower...if i do it will be coilovers so i can raise it back up to stock for the winter... thumbsup other than that if you need adjustable its either air or coils

Re: Lowering the celi [Re: celicaguy] #96779 Feb 4, 8:25am Feb 4, 8:25am
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Coilovers...Around $1000 good. Like TEIN.

Re: Lowering the celi [Re: celicaguy] #96780 Feb 4, 8:29am Feb 4, 8:29am
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coilovers would be nice if it wasnt for me going up an alley and backing into a garage where i almost scarpe now.During the summer i drive my car like crazy and i cant be having to rasie the coils up and down everyday.I am guessing that air is my only solution then huh?

Re: Lowering the celi [Re: celicaguy] #96781 Feb 4, 10:28am Feb 4, 10:28am
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You can always get 19" wheels & that'll give you a litt more ground clearence.

Re: Lowering the celi [Re: celicaguy] #96782 Feb 4, 10:56am Feb 4, 10:56am
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Originally Posted by celicaguy

coilovers would be nice if it wasnt for me going up an alley and backing into a garage where i almost scarpe now.During the summer i drive my car like crazy and i cant be having to rasie the coils up and down everyday.I am guessing that air is my only solution then huh?

Sure if you have $3000 to spend on it...
P.S.I can even ask my frend who install it for him and give you the phone number if you need.

Re: Lowering the celi [Re: v3n0m] #96783 Feb 4, 11:39am Feb 4, 11:39am
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Originally Posted by v3n0m
You can always get 19" wheels & that'll give you a litt more ground clearence.


yeah... 19's and a TRD drop would be low, but not too low, and would get rid of wheel gap.

Re: Lowering the celi [Re: celicaguy] #96784 Feb 4, 1:54pm Feb 4, 1:54pm
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lower it with TRD springs


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Re: Lowering the celi [Re: celicaguy] #96785 Feb 4, 6:44pm Feb 4, 6:44pm
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that would be sweet..did he get it installed in maryland?

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