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How to tell if a car's been raised... (yeah, odd, I know)

The front of my ZH has been lowered - I know that much. But the back certainly hasn't - no lowering blocks present and frankly, with a fist-sized gap between the top of the rear wheel and the wheelarch... well, it's just not lowered...

Which led me to wonder, has it been raised? I don;'t know why anyone would want to do this, unless they liked the funny-car look. Here are a couple of pics I took this morning:

http://nickheywood.fotopic.net/c316913.html

Can you tell anything from these pictures? I'm no suspension expert, so couldn't possibly say one thing of the other. Does it look normal? One thing I can say for certain is that the rear end of the car is immensley firm, although that could be the shocks to blame for that one.
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Re: How to tell if a car's been raised... (yeah, odd, I know)

Has it ever been on gas? Thats about the only reason i can think of that someone might actually raise it.

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Has it ever been on gas? Thats about the only reason i can think of that someone might actually raise it.
Hasn't been on gas to my knowledge, no.
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