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Old 11-18-2010, 03:50 AM
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Originally Posted by sp_w View Post
but FSD doesn't recommend lowering springs...so...what to do?
Who is FSD? If you mean Koni, where are you getting your information?

What to do? Start by giving Koni more credit than what you read on an open forum:

Look at the screen capture from http://www.koni-na.com/fsd.cfm below.

Notice how the third point from the top marked with ">" describes lowering with Eibach springs?

If you lower your car by more than 1.5" you will tend to bottom the suspension on larger bumps due to a lack of travel - this will be harsh unless you use springs and shocks that are stiff enough to prevent bottoming: these will be harsh even on small bumps. Then there is scraping the nose and floor of your lowered car why lower a car below one of the standard OEM heights? There are several height set for different models and markets.


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Last edited by dynosor; 11-18-2010 at 08:03 PM. Reason: Misquoted sp_w in post #51
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