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Old 10-25-2013, 05:22 PM   #1
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lowering spring for factory shocks

Whats a good spring kit for factory shocks. Dont want to get spring that the factory shock cannot control. Thanks for looking
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Old 10-25-2013, 06:31 PM   #2
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Hotchkis 1" drop are good
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Old 10-28-2013, 05:04 PM   #3
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+1 for Hotchkis! They are a great match and ride for the factory dampers. Pfadt 1.25" and the BMR 1" springs are good ones to consider as well.

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Old 10-29-2013, 02:16 PM   #4
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Whats a good spring kit for factory shocks. Dont want to get spring that the factory shock cannot control. Thanks for looking
Our BMR 1" lowering springs (SP019) sound like they would be a very good option for you since you are concerned about the factory struts/shocks. Since these lowering springs only lower the car 1" the factory struts/shocks shouldn't have any issue controlling the springs nor should you see a decline in the lifespan of the factory struts/shocks itself.
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Old 10-29-2013, 09:52 PM   #5
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Leaning towards the hotchkis, already have there sway bar
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Old 10-29-2013, 10:19 PM   #6
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I have Hotchkis because of the same reason and having experience with them on my wifes Camaro. My wife has them too with hi flow cats and i hit the cats on speed bumps. Mine has of road pipes and haven't had bottoming out issues yet. I have scraped the front bumper on steep inclines. Other than that they are a little stiffer than factory but still a nice ride. I'd buy them again.
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Old 10-29-2013, 10:33 PM   #7
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I have Hotchkis because of the same reason and having experience with them on my wifes Camaro. My wife has them too with hi flow cats and i hit the cats on speed bumps. Mine has of road pipes and haven't had bottoming out issues yet. I have scraped the front bumper on steep inclines. Other than that they are a little stiffer than factory but still a nice ride. I'd buy them again.
Odd, I have hi flows and they are tucked up high and not near the ground
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:12 PM   #8
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i think that depends on the Headers you have.. mine kinda sits a bit low too.. and i have LG but ive been looking at lowering my car also.. might go with Hotchkis track package
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Old 10-29-2013, 11:35 PM   #9
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i think that depends on the Headers you have.. mine kinda sits a bit low too.. and i have LG but ive been looking at lowering my car also.. might go with Hotchkis track package
Yeah, I have shorties so they sit higher up.
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Old 10-30-2013, 12:10 AM   #10
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Our BMR 1" lowering springs (SP019) sound like they would be a very good option for you since you are concerned about the factory struts/shocks. Since these lowering springs only lower the car 1" the factory struts/shocks shouldn't have any issue controlling the springs nor should you see a decline in the lifespan of the factory struts/shocks itself.
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Old 10-30-2013, 06:26 AM   #11
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As long as you do not go beyond about 1.4 inches you will be fine. I like BMR 1 inch and the Pfadt 1.25 inch lowering springs. They both ride very well.
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Odd, I have hi flows and they are tucked up high and not near the ground
Yes, we have American racing long tubes
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Old 10-30-2013, 12:10 PM   #13
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I have the BMR split drop spring set-up and loving it!! I also has Kooks LT headers and they are no way close to scraping.
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Old 10-30-2013, 01:01 PM   #14
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Hmmmm. I 'm surprised no one has mentioned Eibach. Does the silence say it all?
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Old 10-30-2013, 02:33 PM   #15
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I have the BMR split drop spring set-up and loving it!! I also has Kooks LT headers and they are no way close to scraping.
Thanks for the good words guys!
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Old 11-21-2013, 10:32 AM   #16
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As long as you do not go beyond about 1.4 inches you will be fine. I like BMR 1 inch and the Pfadt 1.25 inch lowering springs. They both ride very well.
I like the Pfadt 1.25 as well.
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Old 11-23-2013, 07:11 PM   #17
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+1 Pfadt 1.25 Lowering Springs
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Old 12-16-2013, 12:19 AM   #18
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ended up with h&r springs
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