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Old 05-13-2003, 06:17   #1 (permalink)
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mmm grinding Catalytic converter

My EAII GL was lowered by the previous owner and I'd like to know how much. comparing it to the EAI next door I measured around 30mm, but we are talking a 15 year old car so its probably sagged a bit. I was wondering if anyone knew any figures on what the EAII's height was when it left the factory so i can compare. I am considering raising it again due to insurance and the fact the cat scrapes when i go over some speed bumbs and driveways. thanks fellas.
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I have an ea fairmont ghia, so I have self leveling rear sussupension, and it doesnt look like the front has sagged at all(maybe a little?), I can measure my ride hide for you, just let me know where you want to measure bewteed, IE, ground and rail, or wheelarch, or .........

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Dont raise it!!!!!!

Have an exhuast shop move the system closer to the body - will be much cheaper than new springs!!
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Just get decent shocks, it will do a better job than anything to prevent scrapage.
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Are u sure its the cats and not the mud flaps (if fitted)??

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sorry that may seem stupid but often the mudflaps just scrape..
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