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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-30-02, 07:48 PM Thread Starter
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Lowering 50-60mm

I have been informed that 50-60mm lowered springs are available, which is what I am after. Trouble is, I have also been been told that I would need 'adjustable control arm bushes' to get wheel alignment. Is this the same thing as a camber kit? Does anyone know prices? Is this really necessary?

In particular, I'd be interested hear from anyone who has already lowered a car this much.


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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 06-02-02, 12:23 AM
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hey Jack, the old EAbeast here. My EF has been lowered with superlow king springs and i'm getting a camber kit put in on Wednesday (i'm just getting one of the cheaper shim ones, not the ones you adjust by ratchet). My mechanic told me i needed one and after a closer inspection of my front tyres i can see why, the front tyres have worn really badly on the insides. So I would recommend you get a camber kit put in when you lower your car.
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Thanks mate, will look into that soon. I'm going to see if I can find that old thread which was about the different kinds of camber kits available.

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i think that was a thread i started in FF Garage titled "ef camber kit and universal joint etc."
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Hmmm there was another post on our old ezboard... I'll look our for yours too though.

Meanwhile, here is a picture by Sundeep of what my car would look like lowered.


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Looks like I'll be the only one eating anything. At Pedders today, I was quoted almost $1300 for a proper job of lowering including alignment, shockers (which are supposedly 100% necessary), and camber kit. The prices I was quoted were generally 50% more than what I expected, but even so, this is simply out of my price range. And I do not believe in half-hearted lowering either.

On to the next thing then, the manual conversion.

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Thats not lowered... thats a road sweeper!!

Dude, I'd like to see ya get insured for that one. If ya do, I'll be next in line, thats for sure.

I gotta say, that does look HORNEY!!!!!!

Sunny, if you keep making pics like that I'm gonna have to hit my Super Lows with a grinder!!!

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haha it's certainly exaggerated, but in real life would be about the same as Bass'. Anyway, I am looking into different options for lowering. I'll probably make a new post when I start to get some findings happening. It will probably cost the better part of 2 grand all up. :'(

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Whiteline suspension article

Don't know if you've seen this before...from http://www.whiteline.com.au/








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