2" drop too much?

Fets

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I was looking at springs to buy, and I was wondering if 2" drop all the way around is too much for street use?
 

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im rockin sportlines too and they drop 1.8"-2"... if you like me car (which is pure sex IMO) then you need a 2" drop... O0 O0
 

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you need the largest drop possible to help out since you went with those TINY 17" wheels :dancing6:
 

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imo i wouldn't go any lower than that. mine was 1.5 and that was good for me. lower than 2 and you run into problems with your suspension, unless you are doing some upgrades than your ok.
 

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You WILL have problems if you go 2" or lower. I know cause I have the sportlines with 4 cylinder springs up front with 1 coil cut off. My car is pretty low and it does scrape in many places. It's not my daily driver anymore so I could care less. You'll learn to drive differently if you get a 2" + drop. FWIW, anything less than a 2" drop, is a waste of time and money. O0
 

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I dropped 2", but I'm on coil overs.

It looks nice, but rides firmer.

How big are the gutters in your area?
 

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In Las Vegas where the majority of the roads are pretty level it wasn't a problem. Now that I'm back in Colorado where there are sharp dips and over-sized speed bumps, it's too low. I've almost torn out my intercooler. I had to relocate that. I'll be taking out my H&R Supersports soon to raise the car just a tad.
 

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A 2'' drop is not enough! We need at least 3+. I put steeda sports on mine... and I will be cuting a coil or two off :thumb:
 

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M.O.E said:
A 2'' drop is not enough! We need at least 3+. I put steeda sports on mine... and I will be cuting a coil or two off :thumb:

3 is a bit overkill.. thats almost like laying frame..
 

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[TxCobrA98 said:
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M.O.E said:
A 2'' drop is not enough! We need at least 3+. I put steeda sports on mine... and I will be cuting a coil or two off :thumb:

3 is a bit overkill.. thats almost like laying frame..

A two inch drop on our cars is pretty brutal. 3" is insane....
 

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i have 2 inch sportlines and i am taking my isos out because i want lower
 

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Fets said:
I was looking at springs to buy, and I was wondering if 2" drop all the way around is too much for street use?

same wheels as yours pretty much...eibach sportlines to give you an idea. I have 1/4 spacers on back and rub but my shocks are SHOT....you compress them and they don't even come up so of course the ride is rough. Only other time back rubs though is turning into a driveway with a hill but it's not bad at all.


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sportlines for the win :thumb: are those chrome fr500's 17" ??
 

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