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Old 07-24-2013, 10:26 PM   #1
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Does anyone know how much to cut off stock springs to lower the car or should i just get lowering springs online?
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Does anyone know how much to cut off stock springs to lower the car or should i just get lowering springs online?
just get lowering springs. you don't want your suspension to fail going down the highway because you wanted to save a few bucks.
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What kind or any website you have in mind?
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What kind or any website you have in mind?
now, I've never run them, but i'd look at Strano springs.

http://stranoparts.com/


Edit: I never actually ran any lowering springs.
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Yeah definitely don't cut your springs. They are set at that length and a certain tension for a reason. Cutting them rather than buying lowering springs is a bad idea.
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Do you know of any suspention that gives a "smoother" ride if thats even possible in a camaro haha
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Either go BMR lowering Springs or Strano lowering springs
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Do you know of any suspention that gives a "smoother" ride if thats even possible in a camaro haha
Not without dropping about $1200.
Strano springs are the only ones I would use.
Koni shocks.
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No complaints from the Summit Racing lowering springs I put on. Not as smooth a ride as by buddies with Strano's, but if your on a budget you can't beat $160 for 4 springs.
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Do you have a before and after pic?
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Here you go. Different wheels but both are 17's.
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Yeah that looks good thanks man.
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Not bad on a budget, which I was on at the time, then I just settled, didn't have a want for the good stuff.

My next ride I'm just going to wait to get the good stuff.

Oh, if you check out my garage you'll see how the same Camaro pictured sits with 19''s. Really clean look without sacrificing much.
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whatever you do, dont cut your factory springs it will ride horrible
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