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      11-07-2013, 01:29 AM   #1
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Question Lowering options?


My white e92 with sports suspension, I think my rear is perfect however the front gap is bothering me. What is my cheapest option of making the front a bit lower with out going all out on coils.
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Lowering Springs... Eibach or a prefered brand... I just installed the B12 Pro Kit. Took a week to settle, but I got about a 1/2 to 3/4 inch drop. It closed the gap a bit. But not as much as I was hoping honestly. I'm going to upgrade to 19'' wheels here soon to help close it further.
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lowering spring just for the fronts
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Get lowering perches if all you want is to lower the front slightly.
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The problem with just doing lowering springs up front is it COMPLETELY changes the handling characteristics of the car. I would just try and do spec-r springs on all four corners. The rear will drop slightly and the front a little bit more considerably. It is a great setup and rides exponentially better than stock.

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The problem with just doing lowering springs up front is it COMPLETELY changes the handling characteristics of the car. I would just try and do spec-r springs on all four corners. The rear will drop slightly and the front a little bit more considerably. It is a great setup and rides exponentially better than stock.

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Which specs do you specifically recommend for the springs, Where can I get them
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Get lowering perches if all you want is to lower the front slightly.
+1. What he said. This is the best option at a low price and will accomplish exactly want you are asking for.
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Which specs do you specifically recommend for the springs, Where can I get them
More details on the Swift Spec-R springs here:

http://www.hpashop.com/Swift-Spec-R-...pec-R-335i.htm
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if you just want to lower the front, and not change the ride characteristics, just get lowering perches. they'll lower the front about 1/2 inch.
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