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Old 10-02-2011, 03:54 AM   #1
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Arrow Lowering springs: 1" or 1.4"?

So I want to lower the car but I'm not sure how much. Most springs out there lower the car 1" but I found some BMR springs that lower the car 1.4". Does anyone have pictures of 1.4"? Would it be too much? I want an aggressive look but I don't want to scrape evey time I go over a bump. And also vote
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Old 10-02-2011, 12:03 PM   #2
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i have the BMR 1.4 inch drop in the front and the 1.0 inch drop in the rear. I love the stance of the car now! I also don't have any problems with speedbumps or scraping
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here's H@R 1.4 front 1.3 rear. 22's 265/30 and 315/25
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Old 10-02-2011, 02:19 PM   #4
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Go with Apex Speed's 1.4"/1" lowering package. That's what I did and I LOVE it. Gives the car a much more aggressive stance.




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Old 10-02-2011, 02:40 PM   #5
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Go with Apex Speed's 1.4"/1" lowering package. That's what I did and I LOVE it. Gives the car a much more aggressive stance.




Is the back lowered 1.4" or the front? Looks like the back is lower.
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Old 10-02-2011, 02:40 PM   #6
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Go with Apex Speed's 1.4"/1" lowering package. That's what I did and I LOVE it. Gives the car a much more aggressive stance.




That looks mean! What did you use on the wheels?
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1" drop... it totally depends on your area. If you have steep roads, a ton of speed bumps, I would go 1. If you have smooth roads in every major roadway you utilize... then the 1.4 should be fine.



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Is the back lowered 1.4" or the front? Looks like the back is lower.
The front is lowered 1.4", this gives the car a forward rake; basically that the car is leaning forward a little bit. I did have some stuff in the trunk when I took the picture, that might be the reason it looks lower.
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That looks mean! What did you use on the wheels?
thank you much. I plasti-dipped my wheels. I have a detailed DIY in my build thread on how I did it.
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Old 10-02-2011, 04:27 PM   #9
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Go with Apex Speed's 1.4"/1" lowering package. That's what I did and I LOVE it. Gives the car a much more aggressive stance.




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I did have some stuff in the trunk when I took the picture, that might be the reason it looks lower.
Thanks for the mention. Here are a couple more pictures of cars with the 1.4/1 split.







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Old 10-02-2011, 08:29 PM   #10
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The 1.4/1" split isn't my thing. I don't think I'd like it on my car. Has anyone done 1.4" all around?
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Old 10-03-2011, 07:54 AM   #11
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BMR 1.4" drop front and rear:

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Old 10-04-2011, 07:37 AM   #12
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You can always compromise with 1.25 inches. Pfadt springs

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x2 for Pfadt and Apex.
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Another for Pfadt. It's a nice difference between the 1in and 1.4in setups. Very nice ride and a great company to work with.
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