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Old 07-26-2010, 08:41 PM   #1
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Lowering Kit Help

Alrighty, im planning on ordering all the parts to lower the bird... Ive searched on here for around 3 days now and cant find a definite answer. What parts will i need to lower my car and not have to worry about anything messing up.

From what i understand i need the actual springs (Going with BMR, Strano never has any in stock) New shocks soon, which im going with konis definitely. Adjustable Panhard bar to fix the rear end move. And ive read upper and lower control arms..

If there is something im missing or something i need please post away, id rather wait a bit longer and get all the right things than have to worry about dieing cause my rearend falls off lol
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Sounds good.
But if you can do it....get everything at once.


Honestly wait for the strano's if you can.
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yeah dude, Stranos are the shit from what I've heard and well worth the wait
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From what i understand i need the actual springs (Going with BMR, Strano never has any in stock) New shocks soon, which im going with konis definitely. Adjustable Panhard bar to fix the rear end move. And ive read upper and lower control arms..
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I don't believe we have upper control arms (As in 3rd and 4th gen camaros), if I'm not mistaken.
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just lower control arms.

Get LCA relocation brackets.

Strano's if you want lots of handling and more aggressive look. But for daily driver I think hotchkis or bmr are better.
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Strano's are by far the best overall spring.
Performance, ride height, driving daily, etc....

Not the best for drag, but guys still cut 1.5/1.6 (myself included) on them.
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Strano's are by far the best overall spring.
Performance, ride height, driving daily, etc....

Not the best for drag, but guys still cut 1.5/1.6 (myself included) on them.
I say hotchkis for daily driving because the drop is slightly less the strano and the ride is slightly less harsh then strano. You can go ask Sam strano himself, hotckis springs give a little more comfort....although if you wanted comfort then you probably shouldnt have chosen an f-body
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Soft....then I don't want them. lol

I want performance. Just me....I don't buy performance parts for comfort.
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Soft....then I don't want them. lol

I want performance. Just me....I don't buy performance parts for comfort.
I know hahaha, I honestly dont even think i can drop my car an inch, where I live I just dont see that being possible, my exhaust and air damn would bottom out.
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aight sounds good, i emailed the email on the strano site and no one responded back on if they have them in stock right now or not so meh. think ima just go with full BMR suspension except for the koni shocks
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I really like UMI for the replacement pieces.


Although nothing wrong with BMR either.
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Ive heard nothing but good things about the BMR springs
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If I not mistaken....BMR's are the ones that basically copied Strano's design to a "T" right?
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If I not mistaken....BMR's are the ones that basically copied Strano's design to a "T" right?
did they? I know the drop is the same, and I just checked and the specs are the same. Hmmm maybe thats why I havent heard any complaints about them.

And check out the site sponsors...one of them must have springs from BMR. Herron performance is having sale, but I didnt see BMR spring on their site, i would try them first though.
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