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      03-12-2012, 11:14 PM   #1
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Modifying front strut stopper

Has anyone tried to modify their front struts ( cut the strut tab that stops it from sitting lower in the lower assembly ) to gain additional lowering? Looks as if you could gain 1/4"-1/2" if cut to the tack weld. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
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Has anyone tried to modify their front struts ( cut the strut tab that stops it from sitting lower in the lower assembly ) to gain additional lowering? Looks as if you could gain 1/4"-1/2" if cut to the tack weld. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
You an get a strut without a stop for additional lowering without affecting the amount of bump and droop travel. The only issue with that is, your tire will likely contact the topside of teh innner fender.
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      03-14-2012, 03:28 AM   #3
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Thanks for the input. Looking to pick up a H&R touring cup kit and just wanted to see if it was an option...figured there might be a slight chance the wheel could contact the inner fender. Not looking to delete the stopper entirely, just cut it for a extra 1/4-1/2" drop.
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