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Old 11-06-2014, 08:06 PM   #1
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How low is your camaro?

I want to lower my camaro but I'm debating wether to go with 1" or 1.25" drop, maybe even 1.4" drop. If you could post a picture of your stance to help me decide id appreciate it.
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Old 11-06-2014, 08:33 PM   #2
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1" rear and 1.4" front.
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Old 11-06-2014, 08:34 PM   #3
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Old 11-06-2014, 08:47 PM   #4
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Old 11-07-2014, 10:50 AM   #5
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Old 11-07-2014, 11:04 AM   #6
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Old 11-07-2014, 11:36 AM   #7
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Well, Bee is not a hover craft, so I would say it's on the ground...


As far as the springs go, I have the ZL1 springs which lowered my SS 3/4"-1" after everything settled out.

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Old 11-07-2014, 11:39 AM   #8
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Pfadt 1.25. I would NOT go any lower on static ride height due to not only drivability, but bushing issues.

That being said...IMHO, the lower it is, the better it looks!!
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Old 11-07-2014, 07:56 PM   #9
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1.25" is about as far as I suggest lowering in the rear. Any more and you'll run into axle issues and misaligned suspension geometry.

BMR's 1.25" drop springs; Part # SP077 are the best value on the market right now.

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Old 11-07-2014, 08:04 PM   #10
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BMR 1.4 drop all around here, perfect stance!
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Old 11-07-2014, 08:39 PM   #11
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Old 11-07-2014, 09:22 PM   #12
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Old 11-08-2014, 09:30 AM   #13
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1.25" is about as far as I suggest lowering in the rear. Any more and you'll run into axle issues and misaligned suspension geometry.

BMR's 1.25" drop springs; Part # SP077 are the best value on the market right now.

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Love that response. I think you have convinced me to go 1.25". I had been debating between it and the 1.4 all around.
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Old 11-08-2014, 03:49 PM   #14
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1.8/1.7 H&R look great, rides good but too low for daily driver and will blow struts out, I just went to coilovers due to this issue. Loved the look and wheels tucked up into wheel well prefect, but between a rodent ruining my front end and rear blown strut, sadly had to lift it. Coilovers ride is so smooth, think it has smoothest ride of any car I've ever been in now lol
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Old 11-09-2014, 01:22 PM   #15
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1.5, went 2inch , but could not ge camber aligned for crap,,wearing the crap out of back tires at 2ic,, went back to 1.5 and camber perfect
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Old 11-09-2014, 01:29 PM   #16
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Love that response. I think you have convinced me to go 1.25". I had been debating between it and the 1.4 all around.
I went with the bmr 1.25 and it's perfect in the front, rear has a tiny amount of fender gap. I ended up changing to rear 315/35r20 pilot super sport tires which stick out and I feel any lower may rub on bumps. So overall very happy with them, highly recommended
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Old 11-09-2014, 04:03 PM   #17
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Old 11-10-2014, 02:06 PM   #18
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Love that response. I think you have convinced me to go 1.25". I had been debating between it and the 1.4 all around.
Yeah, my vote would be 1.25" for sure. It takes away just enough of the wheel gap to give it that aggressive stance without sacrificing much ride quality and running into issues.

Also, just answered your PM about the 1LE shocks/struts.

Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Old 11-10-2014, 02:17 PM   #19
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1.4" front/rear BMR





angle of the camera plays a huge role as to how the car looks/sits... best to see it in person
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Old 11-12-2014, 05:24 AM   #20
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FYI, Z/28 suspension package drops the ride height by about 1". If you go with 19" wheels with Z/28 size tires, the overall height is dropped by another .8" (but it will obviously increase the gap).
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Old 11-12-2014, 10:25 AM   #21
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I went with the bmr 1.25 and it's perfect in the front, rear has a tiny amount of fender gap. I ended up changing to rear 315/35r20 pilot super sport tires which stick out and I feel any lower may rub on bumps. So overall very happy with them, highly recommended
That's really good to know I was wondering how good those were since they are 1.25" like the apex springs. I plan on doing a 315 size tire in the near future as well.


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Yeah, my vote would be 1.25" for sure. It takes away just enough of the wheel gap to give it that aggressive stance without sacrificing much ride quality and running into issues.

Also, just answered your PM about the 1LE shocks/struts.

Let me know if I can assist you further.

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I got your pm, and I was just wondering if I should just get the springs for now or not. The car currently has 86k miles on it I have no idea if the shocks have been changed but I know they are not leaking.
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Old 11-16-2014, 05:10 AM   #22
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Old 11-17-2014, 03:07 PM   #23
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That's really good to know I was wondering how good those were since they are 1.25" like the apex springs. I plan on doing a 315 size tire in the near future as well.




I got your pm, and I was just wondering if I should just get the springs for now or not. The car currently has 86k miles on it I have no idea if the shocks have been changed but I know they are not leaking.
If they are not leaking, really the only other thing you can do is the "bounce test". Basically, stand in front of the car with your hands on a surface that won't dent or bend. Shift your weight onto that point, pushing the car down, then quickly remove your weight. The car should bounce up and return to its original position rather stiffly, without continuing to bounce. If it bounces more than a couple of times, this is an indication that the shock absorbers are weak.

Hope this helps.

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Old 11-21-2014, 08:04 PM   #24
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