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Old 01-31-2008, 01:55 AM
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Since my last post, I've added a Kenwood DDX-6019 DVD Screen, Sony 1200W amp and an 8" Bazooka tube.... kick ass... pics to come

My next issues are lowering. I'm going to be driving my lude from San Diego, CA to Charlotte, NC in June so I'm going to need somethin reliable. If I do lowering springs and compress the shocks, how long will I run before I need new shocks? What are everyone's tips/pointers... thanks in advance!!!
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Old 01-31-2008, 06:28 AM
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How long they will last depends on how low you go. If you only go 0.5-1" they'll probably last a while, but if you slam it then they won't.

Safest bet is to do springs and shocks at the same time IMO.
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How long they will last depends on how low you go. If you only go 0.5-1" they'll probably last a while, but if you slam it then they won't.

Safest bet is to do springs and shocks at the same time IMO.
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probably 1" to 1.5" so say what like a month or two with that level of drop???
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theres no saying how long. some people get away for a year on stock shocks with a 2" drop, others their shocks blow immediatly for a 1" drop.


just do it right the first time instead of paying twice as much to get them installed, or doing twice as much work if your doing it yourself.
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...and don't try this at home with wood blocks. Haha. I would also recommend going with springs and shocks. Be safe...
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X2 on what he siad becasue he should know :) . Now I'm not a big fan of springs I would go coil overs like ground control with koin yellows
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i lowered mine 1.5 with eibach pro kit and have been using the stock shocks for about 3 months and no problems still as smooth as always with no wierd sounds
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