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Old 07-13-2013, 01:16 PM   #1
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Less than a 1" drop?

What are the options (if any) for a less than 1" drop?
The transition between my driveway/road and work driveway/road is steep, and I think a 1" drop might be too much.

The wheel gap is more noticeable with aftermarket wheels (I haven't purchased yet), so I think if I do a less than 1" I'll be ok.

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Old 07-13-2013, 01:30 PM   #2
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Why even bother.......
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Old 07-13-2013, 03:46 PM   #3
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Pedders coil-overs.
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:11 AM   #4
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Ya coilovers would be your only choice I think. You can adjust the ride hight to whatever you want.
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:22 AM   #5
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You could do ZL1 springs. I know on a V6 they give you less than an inch
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Old 07-16-2013, 12:24 AM   #6
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Why even bother.......
Because I know deep down....that I will never be as cool as you, but thanks for the help.

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Pedders coil-overs.
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Ya coilovers would be your only choice I think. You can adjust the ride hight to whatever you want.
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You could do ZL1 springs. I know on a V6 they give you less than an inch
I figured Coil Overs would be the answer, but I thought someone made a spacer for lowering springs?
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Old 07-16-2013, 12:58 AM   #7
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How steep is your driveway/road? My V6 is my DD and when I got a 1.25 drop, I was pretty concerned about clearance issues, but I haven't had any problems at all, whether it be my driveway, curbs, speed bumps....etc. I think you may have more clearance than you think with a 1" drop. But if 1" drop is for sure out of the question, I think ZL1 springs may give you a slightly smaller drop, other than that coil overs will probably be the best bet
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Old 07-16-2013, 07:23 AM   #8
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On my 1LE the ZL1 rear spring drop the rear of the car a 1/2 inch . It even out the ride high of the car and that what i wanted .
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Old 07-16-2013, 08:15 AM   #9
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We do offer our BMR 1" lowering springs (SP019) which as far as I know is the lowering springs available with a 1" drop. Everything else is generally 1.25" or more. If you think our 1" lowering springs are going to be too low than I think coil-overs will be your best answer.
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Old 07-16-2013, 08:36 AM   #10
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You'd be pretty surprised about some of the hills I've went down. All about the angle you take the turn at the bottom. 1.25 drop here.
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:54 AM   #11
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I'd say shoot for the ZL1 springs or bite the bullet and get some coilovers. 1" is pretty much the norm for aftermarket springs, but IMO 1" is perfect.

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