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Old 02-16-2019, 06:53 PM   #15
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I was going to just get the stock size rather than from a dealership. It was $805 for everything at a local tire shop, and then I can sell my current tires for $400-$500 since they have less than 1,000 miles.

The lowering idea had me worried since I don't wanna wear out springs and struts. I guess it all depends on the price because I don't necessarily mind lowering the car. I just don't wanna mess up the lowering and end up having a car too low to the ground.
Springs donít wear out. Donít know how many miles on your car , but shocks last 50000 plus. You can get taller tires I guess. You have 275/35s on zl1 wheels? They will be ok on the front wheels, getting a bit narrow on the wider rear wheels. May not be safe. The 1le 285/35 tires are stretched on that size rim. Better look into it to be sure
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Old 02-17-2019, 03:34 PM   #16
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Springs donít wear out. Donít know how many miles on your car , but shocks last 50000 plus. You can get taller tires I guess. You have 275/35s on zl1 wheels? They will be ok on the front wheels, getting a bit narrow on the wider rear wheels. May not be safe. The 1le 285/35 tires are stretched on that size rim. Better look into it to be sure
My rims are 20x9 in the front and 20x10 in the rear. I researched that 275s are okay for 20x10, so I wasn't too worried about it. But anyways, my car only has 48k miles on it, still pretty new haha
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My rims are 20x9 in the front and 20x10 in the rear. I researched that 275s are okay for 20x10, so I wasn't too worried about it. But anyways, my car only has 48k miles on it, still pretty new haha
Ah. Thought you said you had zl1 wheels. Yeah your fine as is. With that many miles on the shocks, personally I would just lower it if thatís what you want. Shocks will go soon enough anywY
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Old 02-18-2019, 06:06 AM   #18
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Eibach Pro Kit Springs make for a very nice stance.
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Old Yesterday, 02:00 AM   #19
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Ah. Thought you said you had zl1 wheels. Yeah your fine as is. With that many miles on the shocks, personally I would just lower it if thatís what you want. Shocks will go soon enough anywY
I do have ZL1 style rims. My car is 2014 with 48k miles. I take very good care of it, but Central Valley California has some old roads haha. Well if lowering is the way to go, Eibach springs is what I hear are good? I'm just unsure on the length.
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I do have ZL1 style rims. My car is 2014 with 48k miles. I take very good care of it, but Central Valley California has some old roads haha. Well if lowering is the way to go, Eibach springs is what I hear are good? I'm just unsure on the length.
The Eibach Pro Kit Springs will greatly improve your handling without going too low with the perfect stance. Depending on if you have coupe or convertible of course our 2010 Camaro SS coupe dropped 1.4” in the front and rear and the ride quality is excellent as well. We just replaced our old worn out struts and shocks after 55K miles. We found a excellent deal on the Bilstien B6 Performance Series struts and shocks from Summit Racing. You will be happy with the Eibach Pro Kit Springs I found ours on eBay. The Eibach Sportline Springs will probably be a little too low for your liking.
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BMR -1.25" springs with 1le struts/shocks and an SS front sway with a 1le rear sway would give you a really nice set up. You could go with a -1.4 spring in the rear to level the stance out. The 1le has a rake built into it for handling purposes.
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The Eibach Pro Kit Springs will greatly improve your handling without going too low with the perfect stance. Depending on if you have coupe or convertible of course our 2010 Camaro SS coupe dropped 1.4Ē in the front and rear and the ride quality is excellent as well. We just replaced our old worn out struts and shocks after 55K miles. We found a excellent deal on the Bilstien B6 Performance Series struts and shocks from Summit Racing. You will be happy with the Eibach Pro Kit Springs I found ours on eBay. The Eibach Sportline Springs will probably be a little too low for your liking.


How long ago did you order the B6 Bilsteins from Summit Racing? It has been on national back order for over 1 year or longer.


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How long ago did you order the B6 Bilsteins from Summit Racing? It has been on national back order for over 1 year or longer.


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We purchased the Bilstien B6 struts and shocks about a year ago and finally installed them on our Camaro. The Bilstien B6 struts and shocks are the best quality struts and shocks we ever used on our Camaro and the ride quality with the Bilstien B6 struts and shocks is excellent. Actually if you search there are vendors you can purchase the Bilstien B6 struts and shocks from. Also you can purchase the Bilstien B6 struts and shocks directly from Bilstien.
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I don't know if it means anything for the supply for Camaro specific shocks, but I got Bilstein B-8 shocks for my C4 Corvette last week.
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I liked my Hotchkis springs. One inch drop. Good ride and handling. Rated good for ride, but friend has bmr and likes the ride so bet they are close. Eibach I read on the forums not so great in ride or handling. Again do search, plenty of input
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The Eibach Pro Kit Springs will greatly improve your handling without going too low with the perfect stance. Depending on if you have coupe or convertible of course our 2010 Camaro SS coupe dropped 1.4Ē in the front and rear and the ride quality is excellent as well. We just replaced our old worn out struts and shocks after 55K miles. We found a excellent deal on the Bilstien B6 Performance Series struts and shocks from Summit Racing. You will be happy with the Eibach Pro Kit Springs I found ours on eBay. The Eibach Sportline Springs will probably be a little too low for your liking.
Thank you guys a ton. I'll get back to y'all on what I decide to do, as apparently there are many options to choose from! You guys helped a ton, I appreciate it!
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