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Old 07-20-2014, 09:02 AM   #51
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I love the yellow calipers and the stance is perfect.
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Old 07-20-2014, 11:33 AM   #52
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Here's mine, before and after. I really have to get rid of those dang splash shields.
What size wheels are those? I have apex springs and I'm looking to do 19's I love your setup!!!
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Old 07-20-2014, 11:40 AM   #53
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Some killer looking cars in here. Looking good.
So,..you all you need is lowering springs to get that drop on the Camaros? I know with the Mustang, you need to buy an adjustable panhard bar, etc., etc,.
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Old 07-20-2014, 01:35 PM   #54
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Some killer looking cars in here. Looking good.
So,..you all you need is lowering springs to get that drop on the Camaros? I know with the Mustang, you need to buy an adjustable panhard bar, etc., etc,.
All you need is the springs and an alignment after the install.
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Old 07-20-2014, 01:48 PM   #55
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Old 07-20-2014, 02:17 PM   #56
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All you need is the springs and an alignment after the install.
Awesome.
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Old 07-20-2014, 06:39 PM   #57
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I'm interested in buying this set of lowering springs but I had a quick question... So the springs (APX1410126) fit all 5th generation camaros? (v6, ss, zl1)? Just making sure I don't buy the wrong thing, that's all
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Old 07-21-2014, 09:49 AM   #58
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I'm interested in buying this set of lowering springs but I had a quick question... So the springs (APX1410126) fit all 5th generation camaros? (v6, ss, zl1)? Just making sure I don't buy the wrong thing, that's all
Correct, we have 1 part number for all of them.
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:54 PM   #59
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So with the Apex springs. Am I going to clear 315/35/20 rear tires?? I'm planning on getting factory reproduction style 41 wheels with factory offset. Just wanna make sure there isn't going to be any rubbing.


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And what about having to replace the rear lower control arms?? And are these springs progressive rate or linear?


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Old 07-29-2014, 09:38 AM   #61
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So with the Apex springs. Am I going to clear 315/35/20 rear tires?? I'm planning on getting factory reproduction style 41 wheels with factory offset. Just wanna make sure there isn't going to be any rubbing.


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I have th Style 41 wheels on my 2013 Vert. While I haven't lowered it, they did ask if I was going to and if so how far because the standard offset for the front wheels will support up to a 1" drop and anything beyond that you needed to go with an offset that just tucks the wheels back in slightly. They didn't mention anything for the rears though and I as well have the 315/35/20 rears.
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Old 07-30-2014, 11:32 AM   #62
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BMR 1" lowering springs. Wheels sizes are 20x10 front and 20x11 rears with 275 front tires and 315 rear tires.

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Old 07-30-2014, 08:34 PM   #63
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BMR 1" lowering springs. Wheels sizes are 20x10 front and 20x11 rears with 275 front tires and 315 rear tires.

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Thanks for the post but this thread is specific to members running the Apex lowering springs.
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Old 07-30-2014, 09:01 PM   #64
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Old 08-03-2014, 08:45 AM   #65
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So with the Apex springs. Am I going to clear 315/35/20 rear tires?? I'm planning on getting factory reproduction style 41 wheels with factory offset. Just wanna make sure there isn't going to be any rubbing.
Shouldn't be a problem.

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And what about having to replace the rear lower control arms?? And are these springs progressive rate or linear?
No need to replace them for the springs. There is enough adjustment in the stock hardware to compensate. They are progressive rate springs.
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Old 08-04-2014, 06:42 AM   #66
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So the progressive rate springs offer a better balance between performance and ride comfort correct?

From what I understand the stock dampers are tuned for linear springs, which are what come on the SS 1LE from the factory, would switching for progressive rate springs not compromise the tuning for the current set up and affect performance?
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Old 08-04-2014, 09:04 AM   #67
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So the progressive rate springs offer a better balance between performance and ride comfort correct?

From what I understand the stock dampers are tuned for linear springs, which are what come on the SS 1LE from the factory, would switching for progressive rate springs not compromise the tuning for the current set up and affect performance?
Correct. On the 1LE the ride and performance actually feel very close to stock, only with a lower ride height.
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Old 08-04-2014, 09:29 AM   #68
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Correct. On the 1LE the ride and performance actually feel very close to stock, only with a lower ride height.
Thanks for your reply Chase. I wont be tracking seriously at the moment, and when I do I suppose I would go with Coilovers if it was a problem at that point.

I think my concern stems from some of the early 1LE owners installing rear ZL1 shocks giving them liner in front and progressive in rear.

Thanks again for clearing up my concerns. Is there a C5 discount on these?

Any other recommended upgrades while I am at it? Bushings etc?
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Old 08-04-2014, 06:31 PM   #69
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Thanks for your reply Chase. I wont be tracking seriously at the moment, and when I do I suppose I would go with Coilovers if it was a problem at that point.

I think my concern stems from some of the early 1LE owners installing rear ZL1 shocks giving them liner in front and progressive in rear.

Thanks again for clearing up my concerns. Is there a C5 discount on these?

Any other recommended upgrades while I am at it? Bushings etc?
Rear cradle and radius rod bushings are big bangs for your buck. You might consider doing those as well.
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Old 08-05-2014, 10:57 PM   #70
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got any pictures of lowering cars with 19in wheels? Thinking of doing it just trying to see how it would look. Everybody seems to have 20in wheels.
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Old 08-15-2014, 06:37 AM   #71
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got any pictures of lowering cars with 19in wheels? Thinking of doing it just trying to see how it would look. Everybody seems to have 20in wheels.
I could not find anything that was definitely 19s.
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Old 08-27-2014, 10:21 AM   #72
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I want to lower my car bad!! Whats the measurements front wheel vs back wheel after the 1" drop? I seem to see a lot of cars where the front still looks slightly higher. I dont want that look!
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Old 08-27-2014, 12:30 PM   #74
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I want to lower my car bad!! Whats the measurements front wheel vs back wheel after the 1" drop? I seem to see a lot of cars where the front still looks slightly higher. I dont want that look!
On the last one I measured, from the ground to the top of the fender well on the front was 28 inches, on the rear 28.5.
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Old 08-27-2014, 01:05 PM   #75
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On the last one I measured, from the ground to the top of the fender well on the front was 28 inches, on the rear 28.5.
That wouldnt be bad then. I like it even, or a slight rake in the rear. Dont want to ride around like a Nissan Maxima!

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