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Old 05-30-2004, 17:51   #1 (permalink)
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LOWERED!............finally

hey guys,

i lowered the fairmont on the weekend and, wow what a difference.

i used kings low springs which are meant to be 30-40 mm lower than standard but the rear has already dropped about 40-45mm! which i am happy about.

i also put in a castor/camber kit and by fluke it put enough shims in each side to have about -1deg30min each side which i am happy with cause it handles like gold.

the only thing im not sure about is how long the spings take to settle, can anyone tell me?

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Old 05-30-2004, 17:59   #2 (permalink)
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Re: LOWERED!............finally

generally its the 1st week that makes the main difference.
expect maybe a 5-10mm drop, can be less sometimes.

got any pics :)
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Old 05-30-2004, 18:36   #3 (permalink)
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Re: LOWERED!............finally

Good stuff mate. I lowered mine a couple of weeks ago and it made a huge fvcken difference...


I'm 6'3" and i used to be able to walk under the car, it was that high... now i cant fit a bee's dick under there :p
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Old 05-30-2004, 23:33   #4 (permalink)
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Re: LOWERED!............finally

im gettnig my super lows for the front and my ultra's for the back soon! yeeeh!
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Re: LOWERED!............finally

yea, i need to sort out the rear of mine too.
i've decided its too high, as soon as the new rear bumper goes on i'll see if i can drop it more
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With the new rear bumper on John, you might not need to lower it at all?
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Re: LOWERED!............finally

well.... i'm hoping i still have room to lower it.
there is too much of a gap between the rear wheel and the wheel arch, i'd like to get that sorted AND get the rear lowered, i did it with the front, hopefully the rear can do the same :)
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