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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-21-04, 03:55 AM Thread Starter
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How low can you go wif 18's on a EL??

I was just wanting to know how low can you go with out hitting guards and all that with 18" mags, was thining on king super lows but i was thinking they could be to low.
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Re: How low can you go wif 18's on a EL??

i've seen an EF XR with 18" azzuro's and an EL GLi with the same rims, both were on superlows.
you should be fine as most are still 8" wide like 17's and will fit under the rear without hassle, front may need to be rolled out.

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Re: How low can you go wif 18's on a EL??

i have no problems with mine, however i had to have the lip on the guards rolled flat. Not sure exactly how low mine is but you can click on link in sig. to see some pics. i think its as low if not lower than super lows

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Re: How low can you go wif 18's on a EL??

i was left with the choice of getting some nice rims the other week, 17" or 18", 18" were great he said for looks, but u would feel all the bumps and chip your teeth of you had it fully low, so i chose 17", abd a drop of 2", good enough, drives great, but it's an EA, i saw a EF with the same wheels the other day, it didn't suit, I complain too much
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Re: How low can you go wif 18's on a EL??

You will definetly need to roll the guards if you want 8 inch wide wheels on the front, i run 235's on 7.5 wide rims and they still scrape the inside of the guard and mine are rolled, I am on superlows as well
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Re: How low can you go wif 18's on a EL??

Thanks, looks like i'll be going super lows and then just roll my gurads a little
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Re: How low can you go wif 18's on a EL??

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I am on superlows as well
Is that what you like to call 45mm off the ground lol!

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Re: How low can you go wif 18's on a EL??

Samson your Fairmont looks horn dude.
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