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      11-13-2012, 10:50 AM   #1
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What coil overs go the lowest

Does anyone have an idea I hVe an xi and I need to be lower than what I'm at , atleast an inch lower then my h&r streets
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You'll struggle to find a coilover kit that won't go lower by an inch..! Lowering by one inch really isn't much.
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Does anyone have an idea I hVe an xi and I need to be lower than what I'm at , atleast an inch lower
What is your overall goal of the coilover kit? Is it purely for aesthetics? Will you be tracking or autocrossing the car?

We offer a coilover kit that will start around stock height and is adjustable to about 1.5-2" lower.

http://www.tcklineracing.com/webdocs...Details690.cfm
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What is your overall goal of the coilover kit? Is it purely for aesthetics? Will you be tracking or autocrossing the car?

We offer a coilover kit that will start around stock height and is adjustable to about 1.5-2" lower.

http://www.tcklineracing.com/webdocs...Details690.cfm
i want to go an inch lower then my already hacked an modified h&rs and yes purely astetic i just mob back roads and what not and my h&rs adjust 2.5 over stock and i got them to 3.25 over stock i need about another inch to be where i want to be, i was going to try and get some camber plates but i dont know which ones give the most amount of travel. i have been trying to research alot but noone really states what has the most amount of travel availible, wors come to worst i guess i will just raise my strut towers to get where i want to be
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You'll struggle to find a coilover kit that won't go lower by an inch..! Lowering by one inch really isn't much.
sorry i didnt state that i am on h&r streets, and they are slightly modified
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sorry i didnt state that i am on h&r streets, and they are slightly modified
So, I want to make sure I understand this correctly, you want to lower the car 4-4.5 inches below stock?
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BC extreme drop, although I don't know if they have Xi fitment.
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sorry i didnt state that i am on h&r streets, and they are slightly modified
So, I want to make sure I understand this correctly, you want to lower the car 4-4.5 inches below stock?
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They don't make them for xi, unless the fronts work , that's all I need , my rear doesn't need any lower just my front
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So, I want to make sure I understand this correctly, you want to lower the car 4-4.5 inches below stock?
lol go get a Civic.
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So, I want to make sure I understand this correctly, you want to lower the car 4-4.5 inches below stock?
lol go get a Civic.
O shut the fuck up hahah these cars look like lift kit 4x4 withought a good drop, and civics don't use coils they just cut their springs
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i want to go an inch lower then my already hacked an modified h&rs and yes purely astetic i just mob back roads and what not and my h&rs adjust 2.5 over stock and i got them to 3.25 over stock i need about another inch to be where i want to be, i was going to try and get some camber plates but i dont know which ones give the most amount of travel. i have been trying to research alot but noone really states what has the most amount of travel availible, wors come to worst i guess i will just raise my strut towers to get where i want to be
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O shut the fuck up hahah these cars look like lift kit 4x4 withought a good drop, and civics don't use coils they just cut their springs
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i want to go an inch lower then my already hacked an modified h&rs and yes purely astetic i just mob back roads and what not and my h&rs adjust 2.5 over stock and i got them to 3.25 over stock i need about another inch to be where i want to be, i was going to try and get some camber plates but i dont know which ones give the most amount of travel. i have been trying to research alot but noone really states what has the most amount of travel availible, wors come to worst i guess i will just raise my strut towers to get where i want to be
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O shut the fuck up hahah these cars look like lift kit 4x4 withought a good drop, and civics don't use coils they just cut their springs
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Like 👍👌I'm one of the nicest easiest going person on here lol
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you non xi people dont understand, the xi is extremely high from stock, i put h&r sport springs and its still super high, this is very frustrating, i would love to know which coilover kit would give the most drop on an E92 Xi, it really does need to be 4+inches lower than stock to even get close to having no gap between the fender and tire
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from what i find, there is no Xi BC kit....... please correct me if im wrong
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from what i find, there is no Xi BC kit....... please correct me if im wrong
Im sorry, i didnt see you were an XI.

Send BC Racing an email asking if their coils fit the XI. They responded to mine withing 24 hrs.

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from what i find, there is no Xi BC kit....... please correct me if im wrong
Im sorry, i didnt see you were an XI.

Send BC Racing an email asking if their coils fit the XI. They responded to mine withing 24 hrs.

http://www.bcracing-na.com/contact/
Thanks man I will give them a call/email, and if only the font struts work that would be perfect. Thanks guys for all the help
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