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      07-31-2009, 06:59 AM   #1
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Aftermarket Front Springs, OEM rear Springs?

Would this be ill advised?
My rears are 19x10.5 with a +25 offset and 295/30 PS2s

I don't think I have room to lower in the rear, but the front gap is still annoying me.

If i bought Dinan or eibach springs and only installed the fronts would there be a problem?
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      07-31-2009, 12:36 PM   #2
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I don't really see a problem with this approach at all especially if you went with Dinan since the drop is small. I am sure the suspension design, etc. takes into account both the front and rear and they should be kept in sync in theory but I doubt you would ever have any issues especially on the street.
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there wouldnt be any problems if you swap out the fronts only, but i've seen guys using 19x11 et 25 with 305 tires and they arent rubbing. plus the dinan (eibach) springs lowers the car only minimal so it wouldnt even matter. I'd say do all 4. but if you chose just the front it is fine.
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Personally i would try to keep the same spring rates on all 4 corners.

Is there no room in the back even if you went with more of a negitive camber?
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      07-31-2009, 01:06 PM   #5
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Theres room, I'm just worried about rubbing.
I can always try it and report back, but if its not going to work I'd like to know before hand lol.
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Please report back if you do this, i've thought about that a while ago and a friend of mine laughed, so i discarded the thought..

im simply looking to fix the reverse rake of the car.. im not to into lowering it, this would be perfect i think..
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The only thing getting in the way is paying 900 dollars for front springs
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so go with the eibachs..
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ugh...so hard
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      07-31-2009, 09:09 PM   #10
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ugh...so hard
Do the Dinans, and swap out the rears back to stock if you have issues (or mill the back of your wheels). You will probably not be able to buy just fronts from any vendor.
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