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Old 10-24-2010, 08:40 AM
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isnt that kinda dangerous? should i just get shorter springs?

Its only dangerous if you try to cut them on the car.
I've cut a set on my pickup, but of course I removed them first.

You could buy new springs, but my suggestion is in reference to the inexpensive way of lowering.

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Of course the rear is leaf so you would need to run lowing blocks or something.

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Drop spindles or lowering springs.




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well said!

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to me it is.
Well put That's what really matters
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It's a gonna be a sweet ride.


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does anyone know what the stock spring length is?
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Just lob off 1 coil. It's no big deal. Use what you have to work with.
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The thing is that the stock springs are really soft and i don't want the larger tires to rub if i hit a bump or turn hard. I also hate how the car feels when you turn, it leans and feels really sloppy. I want it to ride like a BMW, low, smooth, good handling, and sort of a stiff ride quality.
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Put some WS6 springs in it. Put a bigger sway bar in it.
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ok, after looking at prices for springs i don't think i can afford springs, lowering blocks, and rims all at one time. I'm just gonna try cutting the springs and putting lowering blocks in the rear. Now much do you think i should lower it? I don't know if i should go quite as low as that sick looking black car cuz i don't want problems with speed bumps.
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ok, after looking at prices for springs i don't think i can afford springs, lowering blocks, and rims all at one time. I'm just gonna try cutting the springs and putting lowering blocks in the rear. Now much do you think i should lower it? I don't know if i should go quite as low as that sick looking black car cuz i don't want problems with speed bumps.
Get your tire and wheel combo first and then see how much it can be lowered. JMO And you can cut the springs or heat them but if you cut them do alittle at a time so you don't go to much all at once. But eventually you will or should get the proper springs. Again JMO. either way it's going to change the camber on the front end.



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I kinda want to stick with the 15x7 wheel size cuz i have fairly new tires and i'd hate to have to buy rims and tires for full price. I was thinking that i could find some stock rims and tires off newer car that would look good. I thought the corvette wheels would look cool but they prob won't fit.
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Most of those aftermarket wheels go out of style quick. I wouldn't build a car around a set of wheels. Used aftermarket wheels are everywhere. If you have to have them let someone else take the hit on them.
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Most of those aftermarket wheels go out of style quick. I wouldn't build a car around a set of wheels. Used aftermarket wheels are everywhere. If you have to have them let someone else take the hit on them.
This is true, And i don't build around the wheels and tires but you do need to know or have a idea of what you are going to run before you go cutting springs and things to get it lowered. JMO


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I have a bunch of cut coils. 1 coil is nothing. He can cut 1 coil out no problem. Some springs you can cut out 2 coils.
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