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Old 02-08-2018, 10:15 PM   #1
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Which BMR Lowering Springs?

I have a 2011 Camaro SS with 20"x10" front wheels and 20"x11" rear wheels. I'm looking to lower the car and was wondering which springs to purchase. I was thinking about the 1.25" springs but not really sure which ones. Anyone have any suggestions?
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Old 02-09-2018, 10:07 AM   #2
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I'm pretty happy with the stance the 1.25" drop gives me, I have been debating going 1.4" drop in the front to get a little lower. The ride is pretty harsh though but thats to be expected with the better handling.
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Old 02-09-2018, 12:08 PM   #3
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I'm pretty happy with the stance the 1.25" drop gives me, I have been debating going 1.4" drop in the front to get a little lower. The ride is pretty harsh though but thats to be expected with the better handling.
You should try swapping out the shocks Sang, would likely improve the ride and handling.
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Old 02-09-2018, 12:11 PM   #4
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yeah, ive been debating going koni yellows or just say screw it and get some coilovers
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Old 02-09-2018, 01:04 PM   #5
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Dont go springs get air lift performance bags it will out perform any coils and definitely springs.
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Old 02-09-2018, 01:41 PM   #6
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Bilstein Inverted Monotube B6 with internal bumpstops and BMR or DSE coils ;-)
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Old 02-11-2018, 12:08 PM   #7
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Bilstein Inverted Monotube B6 with internal bumpstops and BMR or DSE coils ;-)
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How would this setup compare to say some Level 2 Ridetechs?
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I found that with my 1" springs, my car scraps a lot. My trans cross-member and exhaust have met a few speedbumps, for that reason I won't lower the car anymore.
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Old 02-12-2018, 05:37 PM   #9
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I found that with my 1" springs, my car scraps a lot. My trans cross-member and exhaust have met a few speedbumps, for that reason I won't lower the car anymore.
Those are all self clearancing
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Pete

How would this setup compare to say some Level 2 Ridetechs?
Oops, missed your post.

Really good question.



I am leaning toward the B6 inverted setup. Yep Absolutely the B6s.
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Old 02-12-2018, 06:23 PM   #11
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1” Hotchkis springs with the 2012 stock shocks work well and ride pretty good for being drop springs. But can be harsh on bad roads and a little floaty in back at times at freeway.speeds. Can’t answer for the b6s, but ridetechs are great and fantastic ride. But a lot more money
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:20 PM   #12
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Those are all self clearancing
Self-clearancing only counts with valves. Too much lift? Don't worry, the piston will take care of that for you.. (thought process of 80% of speed shops nowadays)
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Old 02-21-2018, 09:06 AM   #13
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On Pete's advice I went with the BMR -1.25" and the B6's. Huge improvement over stock, should have came from the factory with the Bilsteins.
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^nice choice, where are the pics!
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