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Old 11-08-2013, 11:45 AM   #1
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lowering springs

whats everyone using on there lowered Camaro's?
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Old 11-08-2013, 11:58 AM   #2
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I recommend going with the Hotchkis springs for a 1" drop or Pfadt for a 1.25" drop. Both sets of springs ride very well and are a good match for the factory dampers.

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Old 11-08-2013, 12:02 PM   #3
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I'm using the Pfadt 1.25" springs and love 'em. Got them along with the Pfadt's ZL-spec sway bars from Tyler at JDP Motorsports. Car's a different animal!


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Old 11-08-2013, 12:15 PM   #4
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Exactly what Tyler and Retro said, I would recommend the PFADT Lowering springs!

It just gives you an amazing ride!

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Old 11-08-2013, 12:27 PM   #5
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Any issues down the road going to a 10" front rim with rubbing?
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Old 11-08-2013, 12:50 PM   #6
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Any issues down the road going to a 10" front rim with rubbing?
Not as long as you get the offsets dialed in correctly.

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Old 11-08-2013, 01:09 PM   #7
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isnt +23mm proper for a front rim?
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Old 11-08-2013, 01:17 PM   #8
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isnt +23mm proper for a front rim?
Yes that is the same offset as the 1LE 10" front wheels.

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Old 11-08-2013, 01:39 PM   #9
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Old 11-09-2013, 07:38 PM   #10
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I just installed Summit Racing Lowering Springs, I love them. The ride is a lot better along with control with handling. The stance is amazing too. Its like driving a whole different vehicle.
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Old 11-09-2013, 08:29 PM   #11
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I have Pfadt 1.25 and they ride great. Nose to nose pic the inferno car is on air.
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Old 11-09-2013, 10:07 PM   #12
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I recommend going with the Hotchkis springs for a 1" drop or Pfadt for a 1.25" drop. Both sets of springs ride very well and are a good match for the factory dampers.

Feel free to call, PM or email me with questions or pricing.

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I have Hotchkis 1" springs. Nice ride and no clearance issues.
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Old 11-09-2013, 10:52 PM   #13
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PFADT 1.25". Feels like a totally new car in handling (got the complete stage 3 kit). Have some rub on dips in the road but that is because my rear offsets are WAY off (+25). Will be fixing that this spring though...
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Old 11-11-2013, 01:13 PM   #14
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I will throw our BMR lowering springs out also. We offer our BMR lowering springs in 1" drop (SP019), 1.4" drop (SP022), and our split drop 1.4" front and 1" rear (SP025). Offering this many different spring options allows you to get the stance you are looking for out of your vehicle. Here are a couple pictures of customers cars with our springs installed:
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:08 PM   #15
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Old 11-11-2013, 03:19 PM   #16
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I have Hotchkis 1" springs. Nice ride and no clearance issues.
Same here.
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Old 11-11-2013, 08:41 PM   #17
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Which ones out of the 3 are best? I'm looking for the closest to stock ride quality and about 1 inch drop. I would go with Pfadts, but I really don't want to spend $300

1. Hotchkis
2. Eibach
3. BMR
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Old 11-11-2013, 09:32 PM   #18
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I installed the BMR 1" rear and 1.4" front springs and they're great. I also added wheel spacers = 20mm rear and 24mm front - they are AWESOME! The gap between the fender lip and wheel look much better!

Note: Don't worry about the color of the springs - they could be pink and nobody will see them. My BMR are red.
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Old 11-11-2013, 09:49 PM   #19
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I installed the BMR 1" rear and 1.4" front springs and they're great. I also added wheel spacers = 20mm rear and 24mm front - they are AWESOME! The gap between the fender lip and wheel look much better!

Note: Don't worry about the color of the springs - they could be pink and nobody will see them. My BMR are red.
The spacers make the car look beast!
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Old 11-12-2013, 01:36 AM   #20
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I installed the BMR 1" rear and 1.4" front springs and they're great. I also added wheel spacers = 20mm rear and 24mm front - they are AWESOME! The gap between the fender lip and wheel look much better!

Note: Don't worry about the color of the springs - they could be pink and nobody will see them. My BMR are red.
Looks great! Are you running 245's or 275's up front? Any rubbing, clearance, or other issues with the spacers?
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Old 11-12-2013, 06:15 AM   #21
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I'm running factory 245 front and 275 rear. No issues at all - to install the rear I did have to grind off 1/4" from the factory studs so the wheels would seat properly to the spacers.
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Old 11-12-2013, 06:49 AM   #22
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Old 11-12-2013, 11:18 AM   #23
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Which ones out of the 3 are best? I'm looking for the closest to stock ride quality and about 1 inch drop. I would go with Pfadts, but I really don't want to spend $300

1. Hotchkis
2. Eibach
3. BMR
IMO Hotchkis are the best riding springs from your choices and they are also sold at a very fair price.

They offer a 1" drop with a progressive rate, which means cruising around town will be nice and smooth similar to stock, but when you dig into a corner the spring rate increases to give you the handling benefits you should expect from a quality performance drop spring.

BMR and Pfadt are excellent choices as well.

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Old 11-13-2013, 10:53 AM   #24
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I installed the BMR 1" rear and 1.4" front springs and they're great. I also added wheel spacers = 20mm rear and 24mm front - they are AWESOME! The gap between the fender lip and wheel look much better!

Note: Don't worry about the color of the springs - they could be pink and nobody will see them. My BMR are red.
That Camaro has an amazing stance!
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Old 11-13-2013, 11:09 AM   #25
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KW coil overs. Just a touch harsh over blunt speed bumps but overall great handling.
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