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Big thanks to nismogriff. I like how the bodies are adjustable it is a very nice touch. If there is any body getting ready to install or order make sure you adjust the coils quite a bit before putting them on. I had to readjust a bunch of times. This leads me into a question for those who have these installed. Is there an easier way to adjust the rears then taking them half way out adjusting the lower body then the spring? I have mine set about as low as possible without going into trimming and modding. Here are a couple pics.

 

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I just lower the spring a lot, break the locking ring loose on the strut housing, then spin the housing into position, tighten up the locking ring, then tighten the spring back up, taking measurements before and after.
 

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that e looks great, really like the stance, like it's just kinda moping around

quick question, how is the overall ride with stock size tires and rims?

I really like my stock rims and wanted to maybe run a lower and wider tire with some coilovers when i am able to afford them. :)
 

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Nice

It looks good, now try driving it with 3-4 people...

By the looks of it you have the rear to the maximum lowered adjustment, even though there is still room for the coil to lower more.
 

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did you have to get a camber kit for the front? i was reading on ksports website, that it has pillowball mounts so you dont need a camber kit for the front...

soon I shall have a complete suspension package ( ksports, sway bars, rear LCA's ) im very exited! :D
 

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that e looks great, really like the stance, like it's just kinda moping around

quick question, how is the overall ride with stock size tires and rims?

I really like my stock rims and wanted to maybe run a lower and wider tire with some coilovers when i am able to afford them. :)
The ride is not bad it can be a little bouncy but the struts can be adjusted and it seems to make a difference I just have not messed with it yet I am trying to see how it handles being this low.

It looks good, now try driving it with 3-4 people...

By the looks of it you have the rear to the maximum lowered adjustment, even though there is still room for the coil to lower more.
Yea I know that is not going to work out. I am not all the way down I still have over 1.5 inches left to drop it even more. I am going to raise it up just a bit the back more than the front when I hit really hard bumps things get interesting.

did you have to get a camber kit for the front? i was reading on ksports website, that it has pillowball mounts so you dont need a camber kit for the front...

soon I shall have a complete suspension package ( ksports, sway bars, rear LCA's ) im very exited! :D
Not only is the pillow ball adjustable, but the lower mount has a slotted upper bolt giving you even more adjustment of camber.
 

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I just lower the spring a lot, break the locking ring loose on the strut housing, then spin the housing into position, tighten up the locking ring, then tighten the spring back up, taking measurements before and after.
Bad idea to raise/lower ride height by adjusting spring preload as it stresses the shock. Correct way to do it is adjust the shock itself by loosening the shock lock ring and lower the shock body itself not touching spring preload
 

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Bad idea to raise/lower ride height by adjusting spring preload as it stresses the shock. Correct way to do it is adjust the shock itself by loosening the shock lock ring and lower the shock body itself not touching spring preload
I believe that what he was saying and thats how I have been doing mine. I was hoping for an easier way now I just drop the whole coil over. I readjusted my rears and it should not rub on the body for now have not tested it with passengers. I need to bring the front up about two turns. I also believe I have some toe in the front, so I better get the front aligned very soon.
 

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now with upgraded 15kg springs

I thought I would add a few new pics in this thread instead of starting a new one. I was able to drop the rears with the new springs(it still hits, but not as bad) and this is how it sits as of now. I know its not for every one, but it is how I like it.
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That is slammmmmmed!! Looks good!! Next time we have a bay area meet,
you should come down.
Thanks bro and I know I have been trying to get down there it's hard to get time off of work for me. Lbd has my number I will try to make the next one.
 

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Looks good, I dig it. 8)
What exhaust do you have on your E, is it custom?
Thanks I am running the gibson catback. There are a few shots of it in my profile pics I will try to add a sound clip too.

now it needs wide rims, stretched tires and melted fenders to make it hellaflush! :grin:
Werd in all do time I am not done modding this thing yet!
 

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Thanks I am running the gibson catback. There are a few shots of it in my profile pics I will try to add a sound clip too.
You're welcome.:)
I just checked out those pics in your profile, looks nice. I've heard a few E's on here with that Gibson exhaust, although I sure wouldn't mind hearing yours too.8)
 

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You're welcome.:)
I just checked out those pics in your profile, looks nice. I've heard a few E's on here with that Gibson exhaust, although I sure wouldn't mind hearing yours too.8)
I think I found a parking garage with my name on it should make a vid this weekend plus a few more pics. I may even lower just a tiny bit more.
 

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all time low for me

I thought I would update this thread instead of starting another one. I lowered my e today a bit more and I am pretty sure it wont be possible to dd this and get any lower. I have just two pics ill get more tomorrow since i have running around to do, so keep an eye out ill add to this tomorrow.

 
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