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Low enough where i dont see so much wheel gap but still good handling as stock maybe better if possible

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How low did it drop your car? and i was currently looking at Eibach Pro-kit Lowering springs because they drop to about 1.6 in the front and 1.8 in the back i dont think i want more than that either because one guy told me i dont really need to change my shocks unless it goes lower than 2 inches which i dont have money for replacing one at the moment if it gets blown
IDK what that guy's talking about, but it's definitely worth it to replace the struts and shocks. I got mine here:
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I really like your car stands and all except that fart can. Just my opinion now, but that looks really out of place. Again just my opinion.

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Struts and shocks don't affect height but they sure help in handling. On my 2010 I replaced the shocks and springs with FE5, on the highway this mod is the best, in town with rougher streets it rides pretty hard and some times actually uncomfortable.

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I really like your car stands and all except that fart can. Just my opinion now, but that looks really out of place. Again just my opinion.
It's not actually a fart can. ZZP just put a 4" tip on their 2.5" catback.

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I think it'll look better once I get it properly aligned and tucked closer to the bumper. When I put it on, I was sorta in a hurry, and didn't get the catback aligned just the way I wanted. It'd also help if ZZP had put a 3" tip on instead of a 4" one like they did.

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Struts and shocks don't affect height but they sure help in handling. On my 2010 I replaced the shocks and springs with FE5, on the highway this mod is the best, in town with rougher streets it rides pretty hard and some times actually uncomfortable.
Yup, although the stock struts & shocks will blow out on lowering springs, so if you're lowering it, the harsh ride is an unfortunate necessity. It does handle a ton better though.


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I think the issue is the tip's length. If you're able to tuck it forward in vehicle, that will help.

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It might have a little bit of room, but I haven't had a chance to get it on jack stands to find out for sure.


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IDK what that guy's talking about, but it's definitely worth it to replace the struts and shocks. I got mine here:
Driver Side Strut
Passenger Side Strut
Rear Shocks (Need 2)


Anyway, for the drop, here's a few pictures with my CM springs:







Those look really nice, what was the drop for thise if you remember

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I really like your car stands and all except that fart can. Just my opinion now, but that looks really out of place. Again just my opinion.

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Struts and shocks don't affect height but they sure help in handling. On my 2010 I replaced the shocks and springs with FE5, on the highway this mod is the best, in town with rougher streets it rides pretty hard and some times actually uncomfortable.

Well good thing im not in the city or anything haha😃 most of my driving in on the highway anyway except for going to work....i have to enter the shopping area with like a good 25 degreee incline either way there not flat point to enter into the lot so im expecting to bottom out for sure
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Hit it at an angle - my driveway has a large curb. If I were to pull in or back out straight, I'd probably rip off the entire exhaust and the front bumper. I pull in and out nearly perpendicular to the driveway.

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Hit it at an angle - my driveway has a large curb. If I were to pull in or back out straight, I'd probably rip off the entire exhaust and the front bumper. I pull in and out nearly perpendicular to the driveway.

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True...haha didnt think of that thanks for the tip 😆 and if i can ill try to get a before and after on my balt if i can
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Those look really nice, what was the drop for thise if you
I didn't take note of the measurement, but I think it was right around 2" all around. I'll see if I can find any before/after pictures. Maybe I've got a measurement somewhere.


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