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      06-05-2012, 11:47 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by surlynkid View Post
raising the upper perch would lower the ride height, but now you are talking about a more complicated difference between vehicles than just shorter springs. a manufacturer is going to keep as much the same as possible.
The lowering happens because of the springs, but the struts are different (or at least, have different PNs and prices) between the ZCP M3s/1Ms/JDM M3s and non-ZCP M3s.
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