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Old 08-16-2014, 01:43 PM   #1
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1" Lowering Springs

Out of the most popular 1" lowering springs (BMR, Hotchkis, Eibach), which ones are known to lower a SS the least? I know they all are labeled 1", but I have seen some photos of cars that look lower than others when they both have 1" springs.
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Old 08-16-2014, 10:51 PM   #2
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i'd like to know as well.
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Old 08-16-2014, 11:25 PM   #3
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I have the BMR's and it lowered 1" -- and the height is perfect for the 2011 2SS I have... I measured before and after and its right @ 1" front and rear...
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Old 08-17-2014, 07:09 AM   #4
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Thanks for the reply hammdo. I have been looking at photos for a few days and all the cars with the Hotchkis 1" springs seem to have the look I want. I have noticed that the cars with BMR springs look a little lower than Eibach & Hotchkis, and saw a post where BMR stated that their springs will lower the car a little bit lower.
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Old 08-17-2014, 07:11 AM   #5
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Wondering the same thing
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Old 08-17-2014, 09:43 AM   #6
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I measured my BMR before and after and the result was 1" as advertised......
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Old 08-17-2014, 12:25 PM   #7
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When I had Hotchkis on my 2012 it lowered the front 1" and the rear 3/4".
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Old 08-17-2014, 07:02 PM   #8
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does installing new springs void the warranty? How much are you guys paying to have them installed?
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Old 08-18-2014, 06:48 PM   #9
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Of the 1" variety, the Hotchkis springs will lower the least and also offer the best ride in my opinion. BMR is a very close second.

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does installing new springs void the warranty? How much are you guys paying to have them installed?
Springs can only void the warranty on parts affected by the springs, like struts, but not really anything else.

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Old 08-18-2014, 07:05 PM   #10
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extremely happy with my 1" BMR drops. they were pretty much spot on.
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Old 08-18-2014, 07:08 PM   #11
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