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Old 04-14-2014, 10:21 PM   #26
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It'll be fine. You can lower your car up to three inches by cutting the springs. Cut part from the top and the rest from the bottom. Make sure to grind it flat after.
The result will be an awesome drop and you'll lose control and crash, putting you out of the misery of not being able to afford $300 in lowering springs.
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Old 04-14-2014, 10:26 PM   #27
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It'll be fine. You can lower your car up to three inches by cutting the springs. Cut part from the top and the rest from the bottom. Make sure to grind it flat after.
The result will be an awesome drop and you'll lose control and crash, putting you out of the misery of not being able to afford $300 in lowering springs.
Sweet man. Thanks. Ill be sure to make a note of your awesome advice.
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Old 04-15-2014, 08:59 AM   #28
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Instead of lowering the car, why not just raise the wheels? Much simpler.
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Old 04-15-2014, 11:49 AM   #29
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The derp is hella strong with the OP!
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:13 PM   #30
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Springs dont cost that much, if you can afford an SS then you can spend 300 bucks on some springs lol

You respond like the camaro is something special, Its not a porsche its a Camaro. Just because people can afford to buy them doesnt mean they can afford to mod them. Maybe intead of having a smart ass comment send him some of your money!
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:41 PM   #31
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You respond like the camaro is something special, Its not a porsche its a Camaro. Just because people can afford to buy them doesnt mean they can afford to mod them. Maybe intead of having a smart ass comment send him some of your money!
Smart ass comment? The OP asked if he can cut his springs...CUT HIS SPRINGS. How else do you expect most people to respond?

If you can't modify a vehicle correctly, then leave it alone. Cutting springs is unsafe and completely ill advised on ANY type of car.
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:53 PM   #32
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Smart ass comment? The OP asked if he can cut his springs...CUT HIS SPRINGS. How else do you expect most people to respond?

If you can't modify a vehicle correctly, then leave it alone. Cutting springs is unsafe and completely ill advised on ANY type of car.

Ok its more of a dumbass comment he made. No he shouldnt cut the springs but its his car let him do what he wants. If he cant afford springs then no he shouldnt be modding it.
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:55 PM   #33
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I installed BMR lowering springs in mine and did the swap myself. My only advice is to go to the local auto parts store and buy spring compressors. If you try to take the spring off without them your risking a projectile in your wall! The swap was straight forward. Aligning the rear bolts up was a real pain. Alignment is a must though! BMR even provides the specs for it. I got my BMR springs through Summit Racing.
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Old 04-15-2014, 01:21 PM   #34
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I installed BMR lowering springs in mine and did the swap myself. My only advice is to go to the local auto parts store and buy spring compressors. If you try to take the spring off without them your risking a projectile in your wall! The swap was straight forward. Aligning the rear bolts up was a real pain. Alignment is a must though! BMR even provides the specs for it. I got my BMR springs through Summit Racing.
Good Advice! We do have the 1.0" lowering springs in-stock. Unfortunately, we are currently out of the 1.4" springs, but are expecting them in around the first part of May.
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Old 04-15-2014, 08:48 PM   #35
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Ok its more of a dumbass comment he made. No he shouldnt cut the springs but its his car let him do what he wants. If he cant afford springs then no he shouldnt be modding it.
"His car do what he wants" great advise if he has his own roads. Just remember this Einstein could be driving next to you or yours on a public road. Appearance mod is one thing they generally do not impact safety. Don't care if op learns this lesson the hard way as long as no one else is involved.
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Old 04-15-2014, 11:16 PM   #36
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No. Dont do it. It doesnt work right, rides bad, handles bad....ect
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Old 04-16-2014, 08:13 AM   #37
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In High School I would see Hondas all the time doing this. Driving down the road they would just bounce up&down and look stupid when they said "cut springs". Very bad handling and unsafe. Save $50 a month and you will have them by Christmas. Your car looks nice. Treat your car right it will treat you right.
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Old 04-16-2014, 09:15 AM   #38
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Thanks tp the people who had right minded comments and advice. I already know the answer though, and im not sure why the ignorant people are still bashing me, but ok. Im basically done with this thread so do whatever.

Btw im 17. So I had to learn somewhere. You guys didnt have to be smartasses about it. I though I could ask here because you guys are usually cool minded and dont get bothered to point me in the right direction. But I didnt realize there were so many people on here that have something to prove.
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Old 04-16-2014, 09:38 AM   #39
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Good thing we don't ask about making our own convertibles from hardtops. :-)
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Old 04-16-2014, 11:58 AM   #40
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Thanks tp the people who had right minded comments and advice. I already know the answer though, and im not sure why the ignorant people are still bashing me, but ok. Im basically done with this thread so do whatever.

Btw im 17. So I had to learn somewhere. You guys didnt have to be smartasses about it. I though I could ask here because you guys are usually cool minded and dont get bothered to point me in the right direction. But I didnt realize there were so many people on here that have something to prove.
Like I said before, nothing wrong with asking questions. We all gotta learn somehow. Cutting springs was fairly common....back in the day. But with the complex suspension geometry on today's cars it is not advisable in a way, shape, or form. Hope we can be of help to you in the future....
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