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Old 03-28-2017, 08:26 PM   #1
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2015 Camaro 1le lowering springs

Hey guys i have a 2015 Camaro 1le and was wondering how much i should lower my car or if i should lower it at all. Are there any advantages to lowering it? Also i want it low but don't want it to rub anything. Thanks
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Old 03-29-2017, 08:14 AM   #2
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There are advantages and disadvantages.

What are your goals and concerns with the car? What is the primary usage of the vehicle?

There are endless options for modifying the suspension, and compelling reasons to change nothing, but is depends on your use case.
'14 2SS 1LE NPP Recaros

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Old 03-29-2017, 09:14 AM   #3
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I have BMR 1.25 springs going on soon !! I just hate that wheel tire gap!! Looks so much better lower to !! They say it'll be a little or a lot stiffer ?!?!? But I'm cool with that !!
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Old 03-29-2017, 10:38 AM   #4
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I have 1" hotchkis!! Love them handles better looks better performs better!! Ride is close to the same maybe a bit harsher over some bumps but my wife couldn't tell the difference if that tells you anything!!Name:  IMG_4561.JPG
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Old 03-29-2017, 03:06 PM   #5

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I'd go with the smallest drop you can...because you are going to destroy that front lip..but yeah it looks fantastic! 1'' FTW on a street car!
13' 1LE, TSP 231-236/Tick 660/.105 PR, UDP, SW LT 2'' & HFC, stock NPP & H pipe, VR-DRX CAI, air scoop, Goertz1 manifold, 102mm BBK, 26" Toyo DRs, Forgestars R17x10 & F18x8, rear seat delete, remote Pat G tune Autocal, 7400 limiter, Spec Mini Twin. 91oct.

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Old 03-29-2017, 06:54 PM   #6
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Dropped mine with 1.4" BMR back in August of 2015. Still haven't destroyed my front lip because I pay attention. Ride is a little stiffer, but I don't care because it looks 10 times better and feels even better when cornering. Feels more planted.

FYI though, if you go lower than 1.5" you'll need to get some kind of centering bushings for the rear axles because the angle will be bad. I'm sure someone knows what I'm talking about. Good luck.

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Old 03-29-2017, 10:01 PM   #7
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I'll be dropping it, with the OEM Z28's, DSSV suspension from Multimatic, when the time is ripe.

For me, it's simple. Fully matched springs, with spool valve technology shocks, or go home.
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