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      03-14-2009, 10:42 AM   #23
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your rims definitely emphasize the problem. With the stock 19's my rears look perfect, especially while driving. The front does have some gap but i can deal with it. The spacers on OEM 19's make the car look wider and much better.
Manny I lost my contacts recently due to a phone swap, so PM me your #s I need to check out the new mods!!!


And to the OP your car looks great with the wheels and yes you should drop it on springs without a doubt. Your shocks will NOT go out in 1 year!
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H&R - rougher ride for me, but worth it.
But then again I'm a track junkie............
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H&R - rougher ride for me, but worth it.
But then again I'm a track junkie............
Of course you won't mind
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      03-20-2009, 02:15 PM   #26
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get the Jap spec springs and shocks they 10mm lower apparently.
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get the Jap spec springs and shocks they 10mm lower apparently.

You will be surprised by the price of OEM EDC shocks and springs..(around $4k on just the parts.)



Get decent coilover is pretty much only way.
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      03-22-2009, 01:41 PM   #28
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You will be surprised by the price of OEM EDC shocks and springs..(around $4k on just the parts.)



Get decent coilover is pretty much only way.
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      03-22-2009, 05:13 PM   #29
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After thinking about it i went ahead and got it lowered. The car should come like this from the factory...it doesnt seem like its dropped but sits at a height that it should have sit since it was made. Well see what happens to the OEM shocks down the road but for now the car looks 10x better lowered than it did before.
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Nice looking after drop. What product did you use?
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      03-24-2009, 07:34 PM   #31
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The other drawback to lowering your car is that if the are roads are bad in your area like they are in the Northeast.. your car's underside may take a pounding and scraping
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      03-25-2009, 10:25 PM   #32
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get the Jap spec springs and shocks they 10mm lower apparently.
An even cheaper alternative is the Dinan spring set. Gives a slight drop with increased performance from the springs without compromising the shocks and not having to ride on the bumpstops.
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You will be surprised by the price of OEM EDC shocks and springs..(around $4k on just the parts.)



Get decent coilover is pretty much only way.
i thought that you guys were going to come up with a spring + shock kit? What happened to that? You guys went silent in the "Jap suspension" thread.
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Do coilovers present the same issue with premature wear on the shocks?
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