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Old 10-16-2010, 11:13 AM   #1
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Another Pfadt Lowering

First off, many thanks to Chase at Apex! I ordered a set of the Pfadt springs from Apex and they were out for delivery that same day! They came in yesterday evening. The install was not difficult, the 2 most time consuming events of the install was getting the car off the ground and removing the sway bar end links. Goofing around (taking my time) I had the entire job done including cleanup in about 3.5 hours... Took the car in this morning for an alignment and just got back from the test drive...

I cannot say enough good things about the way the car handles now!! I wish I would have done this months ago! The ride is not quite as compliant as prior, but it is not rough by any means. Just a bit firmer... The car does not feel quite as heavy as it did with the stock springs. Cornering is nice and flat. I cannot say enough good stuff about the engineering that Pfadt has put into these springs! The drop height and ride is perfect.

Many thanks again to Chase and Victoria at Apex!

Pfadt, you have a great product!

Now for the important part... Pics!!!







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Old 10-16-2010, 11:17 AM   #2
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that looks sweet!
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Old 10-16-2010, 01:53 PM   #3
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Looking good.
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Old 10-16-2010, 04:05 PM   #4
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Looks great!

What did you install? Springs or Coilover? Any other items?
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Old 10-16-2010, 06:35 PM   #5
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Looks great!

What did you install? Springs or Coilover? Any other items?
Those are the Pfadt lowering springs.

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First off, many thanks to Chase at Apex! I ordered a set of the Pfadt springs from Apex and they were out for delivery that same day! They came in yesterday evening. The install was not difficult, the 2 most time consuming events of the install was getting the car off the ground and removing the sway bar end links. Goofing around (taking my time) I had the entire job done including cleanup in about 3.5 hours... Took the car in this morning for an alignment and just got back from the test drive...

I cannot say enough good things about the way the car handles now!! I wish I would have done this months ago! The ride is not quite as compliant as prior, but it is not rough by any means. Just a bit firmer... The car does not feel quite as heavy as it did with the stock springs. Cornering is nice and flat. I cannot say enough good stuff about the engineering that Pfadt has put into these springs! The drop height and ride is perfect.

Many thanks again to Chase and Victoria at Apex!

Pfadt, you have a great product!

Now for the important part... Pics!!!







John
Thanks for the props and your business. We sincerely appreciate both. The car looks great!
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Old 10-16-2010, 09:45 PM   #6
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Looks great!

What did you install? Springs or Coilover? Any other items?

Just the springs... Took the car for a long drive today, I am very impressed with the improvement in the cornering. I am much more confident with the car in the corners...

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Old 10-16-2010, 11:50 PM   #7
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I plan on doing the same thing with car. My only concern is will the tires rub inside the fender wells. These tires aren't cheap.
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Old 10-16-2010, 11:59 PM   #8
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I plan on doing the same thing with car. My only concern is will the tires rub inside the fender wells. These tires aren't cheap.
I have had no rubbing on either the front or the back with the stock tires and wheels.

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Old 10-17-2010, 12:14 AM   #9
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Cool, even on speed bumps?
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Old 10-17-2010, 02:05 AM   #10
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I plan on doing the same thing with car. My only concern is will the tires rub inside the fender wells. These tires aren't cheap.
If you're running stock size tires, you won't rub. I've been riding the Pfadts for a few months now and have never rubbed, even over speed bumps.
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Old 10-17-2010, 02:21 AM   #11
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do you get rub with 22"s? Looks awesome, nice color choice
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Old 10-17-2010, 08:19 PM   #12
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do you get rub with 22"s? Looks awesome, nice color choice
We have plenty of customers rocking Pfadt lowering springs and aftermarket wheels with no issues.







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Old 10-17-2010, 11:18 PM   #13
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Sweet!
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Old 10-18-2010, 12:31 PM   #14
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Hey thank you sooo much for posting up with your experience, impressions and comments! We really do appreciate the support! It is great to see you say how easy it was, even taking your time and messing around. Great job, your car looks fantastic!
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