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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-01-03, 03:33 AM Thread Starter
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low or super low

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i wanna lower my EA but im not sure wether to get super low springs or just low springs. obviously the super lows will look better but will i have problems going over speed humps, entering driveways etc?



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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-01-03, 03:49 AM
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haha yes :) I have king springs low and I already have probs even with out ppl in the back. but you may sacrafic for the look im thinkin about it but it would be a pain in the ass and there is no way in hell I would get up my driveway
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yeh i have to put off lowering till i move out haha other wise i wont get up my driveway. but i didnt think king lows were that bad.

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How much lower, in cm or inches, are low and super lows?

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I dropped mine "low" which was about 1.5 inches front and 2 inches rear. Car looked a lot lower when I had standard wheels on it. When I put 17's on it , it all of a sudden looked high again....
But yeah Make sure you can get in and out of your driveway etc.
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I'm gunna go for lows rather than the superlows as well. I remember bass's car had trouble gettin outa maccers that one time and was scrapin the shit outa the bottom, so yeah I don't wan't that happenin, and also your less likely to get hassled by cops. IMO it's still a huge improvement even with just the lows in there.

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Ive put lovells superlows in both my EF and my old EA which my parents now drive. Never had any problems with clearance of speedhumps or driveways.

Dunno if Kings superlows are lower than lovells tho?


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i was trying to work out if i want lows or super lows aswell , i was told super lows reduce handling so i know what im getting now...

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Anyone got a photo of a EA with Low Springs. Not a photosop job?

lownloud what springs did you use, you said it lowered the rear more? anymore details on this? 2 inch sounds a lot for Lows thats all.

What else did you all change...Shocks? camber kit thing?


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I had super lows in my EA S Pack, had no trouble from speed humps/kurbs u just have to take it easy. Also never pulled over by the cops.

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