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Is it true?

Postby wanda » Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:07 pm

If you lower your car, it tends to have an effect on the tyre "life"?

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Re: Is it true?

Postby joeishmather » Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:17 pm

I'd say not, I haven't noticed any difference, or even heard this mentioned before...
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Re: Is it true?

Postby Anthony » Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:41 pm

Just be sure to get it tracked up after you have lowered it.
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Re: Is it true?

Postby wanda » Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:01 pm

cheers, just looked at pros and cons on google and it came up with that.

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Re: Is it true?

Postby joeishmather » Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:15 pm

Having done it to various cars the only issues I've had are potholes hurting more, I do try to avoid them...lol
And ramps in car parks, and steep drives that type I thing, causes the front to catch... The meganes not too bad for it but the alfa I had was terrible.. Got stuck coming out of a carpark once, it was mega low tho.

Think your cc would look mint lowered!
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Re: Is it true?

Postby wanda » Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:09 pm

I was thinking 30mm lower but am nervous as I enjoy comfy driving.

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Re: Is it true?

Postby Anthony » Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:15 pm

You'll be fine with a 30 mil drop. So long as you buy high quality springs you will barely notice a difference in ride quality. I had Eibach Pro-Kit which were very good.
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Re: Is it true?

Postby wanda » Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:29 am

Anthony wrote:You'll be fine with a 30 mil drop. So long as you buy high quality springs you will barely notice a difference in ride quality. I had Eibach Pro-Kit which were very good.


Funny enough that is exactly the brand I was looking at. What a small world :D


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