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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-13-03, 07:17 AM Thread Starter
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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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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-30-03, 10:31 PM
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Re: mmm grinding Catalytic converter

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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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-01-03, 12:20 AM
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Re: mmm grinding Catalytic converter

Just get decent shocks, it will do a better job than anything to prevent scrapage.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-02-03, 04:44 PM
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Re: mmm grinding Catalytic converter

Are u sure its the cats and not the mud flaps (if fitted)??


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

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