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Old 03-14-2014, 06:18 AM   #1
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cutting springs?

has anyone cut there stock springs to lower there car? I have a 2010ss that I was going to sell and xonverted back to stock and now modding again. just wondering if anyone cut there stock springs to lower and if so how much did you cut?


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Old 03-14-2014, 09:08 AM   #2
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Don't do it. I did it when I had Mustang and the ride was so harsh. And I cut only about 3/4 coil.
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:16 AM   #3
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NO!

do not cut your springs. once you do it changes the spring rate and can have very negative effects. its just not a good idea. a good set of lowering springs is not that epensive.
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:20 AM   #4
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Again...DONT DO IT. Spring rates, ride....its all true.
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:59 AM   #5
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In case you didn't get the point, DO NOT CUT YOUR STOCK SPRINGS.
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Old 03-14-2014, 10:20 AM   #6
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Completely agree with all the above!!! Bad idea. As mentioned, a good set of lowering springs aren't that expensive. Or, just watch the classified section here on Camaro5. There's usually a set or two for sale in there for even less.
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Old 03-14-2014, 10:41 AM   #7
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I dont care what the ricer in the civic told you, cutting your springs will ruin your ride quality. Lowering springs are cheap, buy used if need be.
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Old 03-14-2014, 11:28 AM   #8
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I think there is a trend here.......

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Old 03-18-2014, 01:00 PM   #9
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Lol thanks everyone. I did it once before in my z28 and couldnt remember how the ride was. I was just curious
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Old 03-18-2014, 01:08 PM   #10
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We have Camaro's, not Honda's. Everything rides on your suspension and suspension is not the place to cut corners. A good set of springs will ride better, handle better and you can feel confident driving down the road; they are also pretty affordable. Just save up a little cash and do it right

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Old 03-18-2014, 01:53 PM   #11
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you have a $35,000 car (when new), spend 1% of that and get springs to do the job right.
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