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Old 08-07-2013, 10:26 PM   #1
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Looking to lower my car

Just got a new set of Gianelle Yerevans (22x9 up front and 22x10.5 in the rear)
Now I need to lower it. I decided to go with springs cause $$ and I don't think I need coilovers. With that being said what springs would you guys recommend and why??

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Old 08-08-2013, 05:19 AM   #2
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BMR and Pfadt are both great options. Between the two you can get anywhere from 1-1.4 inch drop with good ride quality.
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:17 AM   #3
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Check out the Hotchkis springs. They offer a 1" drop and ride very well. Pfadt, Pedders and BMR are also good choices. Feel free to call, PM or email me with questions or pricing.

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Old 08-11-2013, 09:23 AM   #4
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You guys seem pretty knowledgeable so hope you don't mind me asking a question on this thread. Not sure I posted it in the right are originally.

Would either of you know the answer to my question about compatibility of '11 SS struts/springs to a '12 1LT RS?
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=312098
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Old 08-11-2013, 02:46 PM   #5
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Where's the best place to get lowering springs from? Ik there are several vendors but who has the best deal and good springs (hotchkis, pfadt, bmr)?
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Old 08-11-2013, 03:14 PM   #6
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I run H@R sport springs like um. They r all fine. H@R,BMR,Pedders,Pfadt.
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Old 08-11-2013, 10:49 PM   #7
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Check out the Hotchkis springs. They offer a 1" drop and ride very well. Pfadt, Pedders and BMR are also good choices. Feel free to call, PM or email me with questions or pricing.

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I have the Hotchkis and love them. I see you have a V6 and I think you may have to go a little lower to get the same look/ride height as the SS. Check with JDP or APEX on that.
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Old 08-12-2013, 11:42 AM   #8
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Where's the best place to get lowering springs from? Ik there are several vendors but who has the best deal and good springs (hotchkis, pfadt, bmr)?
There are lots of good sponsors on here that you can buy parts from. I would look at places like Apex Motorsports, JDP, or Phastek Performance. We also sell direct so if you wanted to purchase a set of the BMR lowering springs it can be done directly through us.

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Where's the best place to get lowering springs from? Ik there are several vendors but who has the best deal and good springs (hotchkis, pfadt, bmr)?
We offer all of the above. Feel free to call, PM or email me anytime with questions or pricing.

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Old 08-12-2013, 03:32 PM   #10
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We offer Pedders, Hotchkis, H&R, Eibach and ST Springs for an economical option

The Pedders springs that we offer would be the high end premium springs that have a 2mm tolerance in ride height and are hot wound for long term durability,

The others are all Cold Wound which typically don't have the same lifespan as a hot wound coil will.

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I have hotchkis and they are great
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I love my Pfadt springs.
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Old 08-13-2013, 05:52 PM   #13
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I have the Hotchkis and love them. I see you have a V6 and I think you may have to go a little lower to get the same look/ride height as the SS. Check with JDP or APEX on that.
I have 22" rims though
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Old 08-13-2013, 06:42 PM   #14
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You guys seem pretty knowledgeable so hope you don't mind me asking a question on this thread. Not sure I posted it in the right are originally.

Would either of you know the answer to my question about compatibility of '11 SS struts/springs to a '12 1LT RS?
http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=312098
I just looked on Chevy site, the LT is 160 pounds lighter than the SS. If you were to pull up on the fenders with 160 pounds and saw how much it rose, that's about how much the ride height may increase in the front. So the front end may ride a little higher than the back with the SS springs. In the past I've heard of people swapping 8 cylinder springs into a 6 cylinder model and it messed up the stance of the car. I don't know about the Gen V Camaro, but I would be concerned.

As far as bolt-on compatibility, I have no idea. They did revise suspension in 2012, specifically the rear sway bar end link locations. I don't know what else changed.
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