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      06-29-2008, 08:06 PM   #1
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Adjusting coilover height: L vs. R

I am adjusting the height of ST coilovers on my E90. It was a little too dropped for daily driving. I have a few questions:

-Should I adjust the driver's side higher than the passenger side?
-If so, by how much?
-If the driver's side is to be higher, is that in the front only, or front and rear?
-should the front and rear be same height over the tires, or a little higher in the front (like the car was stock ZSP)?

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go and corner balance your car with a pro. don't try and do it yourself without the proper equipment. There is one guy in the OC who does Porsche tuning and suspension balancing....really good. I did mine there. Hmmm......crummy. Forgot the name.
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go and corner balance your car with a pro. don't try and do it yourself without the proper equipment. There is one guy in the OC who does Porsche tuning and suspension balancing....really good. I did mine there. Hmmm......crummy. Forgot the name.
+1 I recommend using a professional shop unless you have experience in corner balancing.
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Never heard of corner balancing. I've had no problems adjusting the height of the coilovers myself, it's been pretty easy. Didn't know I had to get another professional involved now and get it corner balanced, damn. So I paid to have them installed, then get an alignment, now corner balance? Is that really necessary?

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go and corner balance your car with a pro. don't try and do it yourself without the proper equipment. There is one guy in the OC who does Porsche tuning and suspension balancing....really good. I did mine there. Hmmm......crummy. Forgot the name.
Did you go to these guys? Do you remember what it cost?
www.gmgracing.com 714.432.1582.
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