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      02-12-2013, 03:56 PM   #52
Techevo
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Originally Posted by Mr Singh View Post
Sounds good, but the bit about going over sleeping policemen without a care... Most who do suspension upgrades will often be looking for a lower meaner stance. Flying over speed humps at speed can't be good, especially if your ride height is lower and on lower profile tyres.
Lol, around 30mph, and not a full on, across the road hump, but a centre of the lane mound, where you just catch it on the edge!

You'd still be surprised how quality dampers like Ohlins can absorb large compressions easily and safely without harshness or a rough ride even with firm spring rates, it's all down to the clever damping design and high spec materials used.

Those who are serious about suspension will be more interested in quality dampers and the correct setup for their application, rather than just lowering for looks.

In this respect, ride height will be governed by spring rates and bump damping adjustment, not aesthetics.