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    Senior Member Sean628's Avatar
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    Question Need suggestions on cutting the springs

    As title need suggestion on this, I know it's going to be bouncing a bit but I'm not going to cut too much, 1-1.5 coil may be, so anyone done this before? btw this is for 4th gen

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    Silver Member diMii's Avatar
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    Lol really cheaping out there Sean, I've done it before but to king springs so not that bad. I just counted 2 coils down from the tip and marked it and simply angle grinded down through it

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    Senior Member Sean628's Avatar
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    Did u cut 2 coils front n rear? Whats the drop like?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean628 View Post
    Did u cut 2 coils front n rear? Whats the drop like?
    +1 to this.
    Thinking of doing the same thing to my 4th gen, want to see what it's like.

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    Silver Member diMii's Avatar
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    Yes obviously so its even like it is when standard. I REALLY DON'T condone doing this it's really bad for everything and will blow your shocks and bottem out very easily. Just buy some lowering springs off ebay there so cheap now

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    Junior Member Russ.'s Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by diMii View Post
    Yes obviously so its even like it is when standard. I REALLY DON'T condone doing this it's really bad for everything and will blow your shocks and bottem out very easily. Just buy some lowering springs off ebay there so cheap now
    Link?

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    Senior Member Sean628's Avatar
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    I don't condone this as well

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    oh god.

    Take your pick

    would handle like a donkey haha pls don't molest the poor car.

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    Aren't King Springs fairly cheap?


    Original Member: 2003 "Adam"

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    Silver Member diMii's Avatar
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    EBay will be cheaper.

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    Junior Member Russ.'s Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by chimera92 View Post
    oh god.

    Take your pick

    would handle like a donkey haha pls don't molest the poor car.
    They dont fit 4WS

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    Silver Member diMii's Avatar
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    LOL Dude are you serious? 4ws suspension is exactly the same as 2ws. Only the sway bars are different between the 2

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    Coilver springs and sleeves off eBay are the cheapest option.

    You could try getting the springs heated then reset at a lower height. Check out the article on Autospeed regarding this.

    Before you ask for a link, try googling it.


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    Junior Member Russ.'s Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by diMii View Post
    LOL Dude are you serious? 4ws suspension is exactly the same as 2ws. Only the sway bars are different between the 2
    No need to be a douche bro.
    Wheres the love?

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    Junior Member Russ.'s Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by SnowWhiteLude View Post
    Coilver springs and sleeves off eBay are the cheapest option.
    Im just worried about the quality/integrity of them

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