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Old 12-03-2007, 08:54 PM
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i just lowered my lude (pics)

well after having my springs sitting around my garage for about 3 weeks i finally decided to install them. my current set up is tein s-tech's springs 1.5"/1.3" & tokico blue struts...i love the way the lude looks now...also the way it drives...


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I don't know about you, but I've got a problem with scraping the very bottom of my front lip on almost every single incline. I was thinkin about lowering mine but I'm to scared that it'll only be worse. Every have that problem?
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I don't know about you, but I've got a problem with scraping the very bottom of my front lip on almost every single incline. I was thinkin about lowering mine but I'm to scared that it'll only be worse. Every have that problem?


you gotta learn how to drive a low (and lowered) car.
you hafta take any inclines or declines at 45 degree angles.
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very nice man! nice mild drop!
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thanks...yea i live in the city many speed bumps and crappy streets....so i wanted something that wasn't to drastic....
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I have that same problem with mine screpping. But I still lowered it. I just try to avoid speed bumps!!
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well i like them!!
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Love the drop man. Makes me wish I could get my shocks and springs installed. Dangit, I'm jealous.
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i'm getting the s-techs also, and I don't mean to thread jack, but what struts do you guys think I should run?

the tokico sound cool, and they're not that expensive from what I hear.
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I hate driving lowered cars period.
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what!, those rims are sweet...drop looks good too
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i bought my tokico from a fellow chicagoland prelude club member...i got them for 150 so i think it was a good deal
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yeah...looks good...i had probelms with the front end scrapin to, like towokexlv6coupe said, you gotta learn how to take the turns at an angle...
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you gotta learn how to drive a low (and lowered) car.
you hafta take any inclines or declines at 45 degree angles.
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Yeah, I'm not too sure about lowering mine either as my Cat shroud scrapes the speed bump going into work every morning.

Just wondering are those 18" wheels? If so are you running a camber kit? I've heard you can run 18's without camber kits on Ludes (even when lowered) but wasn't sure.
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thats a good drop, its even....thats hard to find.
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nice lookin lude. im diggin those rims also
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no they are 17" im not using a camber kit either....
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Dude, I just realized something. Your lude looks like a few that I've seen on PA. Theres something very Aussie-ish about it. or Euro-ish..hmm. can't decide.
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thats a nice drop... i lowered mine last week but it scrapes like hell...gonna have my arches rolled..that should fix it.
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Dude, I just realized something. Your lude looks like a few that I've seen on PA. Theres something very Aussie-ish about it. or Euro-ish..hmm. can't decide.
It's the color pearl green cypress Nice drop.
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Don't do that.

It's cheap and unreliable. and ugly. and will make your ride feel like ****.
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too late ive already done it... i had some tanabe sustec dampers with gf210 grip springs on my previous 5th gen lude and that was a 4ws too but it kept throwing the back end out..anyway i crashed the car and the scrappys took it..i went back to them to buy the shocks and springs back and they were asking more than what i originally paid for them so i thought **** it ill try chopping the springs instead...it handles pretty well but i think i may have chopped a bit too much off the back end. its not too stiff either although i have been looking at some tein s type lowering springs
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if you like it i guess it's cool, but it's not really a good idea.

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