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Old 05-05-2016, 09:36 AM   #211
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If you didn't measure such a small difference (1/4"), would you really notice it? When you're driving around, your own weight and that of any passengers will change things a bit from there. I'm a little concerned that perfectly levelling the car out will end up making it look like a mild "tail-dragger".

Firmer springs don't have to ride harshly as long as they're not so low that you're getting into the bump stops a lot more frequently. Beyond that, harshness is more commonly associated with design choices in shock/strut damping curves.


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Old 05-05-2016, 10:07 AM   #212
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If you didn't measure such a small difference (1/4"), would you really notice it? When you're driving around, your own weight and that of any passengers will change things a bit from there. I'm a little concerned that perfectly levelling the car out will end up making it look like a mild "tail-dragger".

Firmer springs don't have to ride harshly as long as they're not so low that you're getting into the bump stops a lot more frequently. Beyond that, harshness is more commonly associated with design choices in shock/strut damping curves.


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I do notice the visual difference yes though it's slight. I have a pretty good eye for noticing things that only bother me lol.... i was thinking of ordering front springs with a 1"drop and rears with a 1.25" drop but I am unsure of which brand to go with that has those numbers.
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Old 05-05-2016, 10:34 AM   #213
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I can't remember why but iirc I was once told that a slight rake is desirable for performance with the 1LE package.
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Old 05-05-2016, 11:24 AM   #214
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High speed aero is likely better and turn-in possibly a little crisper.


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With a 2015 1LE camaro my rear at stock ride height is about 1/4" higher than the front. I would like to lower the front 1" and the rear 1.25 while still retaining the cornering characteristics of the car. If it rides a little harsher Im fine with that I just do not want increased body roll. Any suggestions on doing this without going to coilovers ? Thanks
We offer the front and rear BMR lowering springs separately so that you can custom tailor the stance you want. Due to the nature of what they are, lowering springs have a higher spring rate than the stock springs. This mean two things:

1) They will be more firm than stock. That does not mean harsh though.

2) They will reduce body roll.
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Will pfadt 1.25 lower spring with 2754020 offset 40 have any issue with the strut plate hitting or rubbing I just install them and it very very close but can't tell if it rub or hitting thanks
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Old 05-12-2016, 05:49 PM   #217
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Will pfadt 1.25 lower spring with 2754020 offset 40 have any issue with the strut plate hitting or rubbing I just install them and it very very close but can't tell if it rub or hitting thanks
What wheels you are running is something that has to be taken into consideration.
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Old 05-12-2016, 07:33 PM   #218
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20x 9 45th anniversary replica wheel 40 offset seems like a 1/8 inch of clearance hard to tell
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I just found this thread. Great info..
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Great post, thanks for making it easy for all of us. Now I know what suits my needs, this forum ROCKS!
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