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Old 11-04-2003, 03:46   #1 (permalink)
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That word again, LOWERING...

OK,

Im lowering my car next week and I look across the forum and can only see EA's lowered with Super Lows, and cause im with stingy NRMA I can only drop 3cm which would be the Lows.

I just wanted to get an idea of what just lows look like on an EA. And how could NRMA tell how much you have lowered it by anyway from all the variables such as sagged springs different shocks etc.

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Old 11-04-2003, 04:04   #2 (permalink)
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Re: That word again, LOWERING...

eafairmontghia had lows in his EA before getting superlows, then selling it (lows in the front, stock in the rear) and it sat fairly nice at the front, Kenaz has lows in his car also and its pretty nice ride height.
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Old 11-04-2003, 04:07   #3 (permalink)
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Re: That word again, LOWERING...

Could you post some pictures so I can get an idea.

And why do you say lows in front stocks in rear when the rear is higher than front???
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Re: That word again, LOWERING...

same story curt - im with NRMA and i can only go 30mm down too. They can't actually tell if you have gone lower because they don't physically inspect the vehicle to insure it - as long as you have details etc etc of whats been done they usually go with that. BUT, should you have an accident and they find out you had anything different from what you told them (right down to whether you had a different CD player!), you can kiss your cover goodbye.

It's a risk, but if you think it's an acceptable one it's up to you. My main problem is practicality - there's no way anything wth superlows will get up my driveway, so Sports Lows it is for me!
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Re: That word again, LOWERING...

oh and the stocks in the rear would most likely be cos of the gas tank - they bring the ass end down a fair bit.
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Re: That word again, LOWERING...

Oh k, well does anyone have pics of lows???? What space do they leave inbetween the tyre and wheel arch on an EA???
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Re: That word again, LOWERING...

this might help
this is Jack's car, i forgot his had lows.
btw: this is a before and after

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Nice thanks alot.
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Re: That word again, LOWERING...

Like John mentioned, I have lows in my EA. Here is a pic of it a week or two after it was lowered, so note that the springs have settled and it is a touch lower now.



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Re: That word again, LOWERING...

Whoa, lows look pretty cool.
I always thought there wouldn't be too much difference and that Super lows were the only way to go.

What do a set of the lows cost, i assume they are king springs?
Did you need to get new shocks etc.
Sorry to semi-hijack your thread, but i think starting another "lowering post" would be a waste of space.

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