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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-13-2011, 02:16 PM Thread Starter
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What kinda of drop does this allow for? My car is lowered 2in up front and 2.5in in the back. From what i know about the cobalt ss is that it is lowered from the factory 1 or so inches. Is this true? I don't want to spend the money if my car is just going to continue to bottom out. Any info would help.
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fe5 on LS is the best strut/shock you can get right now next to coilovers and koni adjustables.

ive have fe5 for 5 months now, they are a perfect ride for 2-2.5 drop

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fe5 on LS is the best strut/shock you can get right now next to coilovers and koni adjustables.

ive have fe5 for 5 months now, they are a perfect ride for 2-2.5 drop
how often does your car bottom out?
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never has even on stock

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Thats what i wanted to know. Thank you
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i dont really know what you mean by bottoming out? like if youre talking about being fully compressed? it never happens, just dont hit huge potholes lol

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The SS/TC (08+) FE5 struts and shocks are actually better than Konis (ignoring the Konis' adjustablity). One hell of a bang for the buck.

I run the setup on my car, with SSC springs (1.5" drop in rear, though I'm seeing closer to 2", and 2" up front).

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i dont really know what you mean by bottoming out? like if youre talking about being fully compressed? it never happens, just dont hit huge potholes lol
Some of the roads around here are just rough and not lowered car friendly. And can't have any sort of weight in the car like passengers.
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