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PostSubject: suspension height ?   Wed Jul 11 2007, 22:14

Hi recently just installed coilovers for my ride....

currently me on front 2 fingers(tight) and rear 3 fingers(tight)...

what is the maximum height that I can lower in order to clear all humps and mscp...

I am on 17'' rims with no bodykits...

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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Thu Jul 12 2007, 12:10

cestlavie wrote:
Hi recently just installed coilovers for my ride....

currently me on front 2 fingers(tight) and rear 3 fingers(tight)...

what is the maximum height that I can lower in order to clear all humps and mscp...

I am on 17'' rims with no bodykits...

Rgds

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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Thu Jul 12 2007, 16:11

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cestlavie wrote:
Hi recently just installed coilovers for my ride....

currently me on front 2 fingers(tight) and rear 3 fingers(tight)...

what is the maximum height that I can lower in order to clear all humps and mscp...

I am on 17'' rims with no bodykits...

Rgds

1 finger for front n rear. flower flower flower
No finger also can... but camber must be almost full.. depends on what u wanna achive... or issit just to clear humps and mscp's???
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Thu Jul 12 2007, 21:21

DaDude wrote:
darth vader wrote:
cestlavie wrote:
Hi recently just installed coilovers for my ride....

currently me on front 2 fingers(tight) and rear 3 fingers(tight)...

what is the maximum height that I can lower in order to clear all humps and mscp...

I am on 17'' rims with no bodykits...

Rgds

1 finger for front n rear. flower flower flower
No finger also can... but camber must be almost full.. depends on what u wanna achive... or issit just to clear humps and mscp's???
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camber must be almost full means must install camber huh ?
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Fri Jul 13 2007, 01:11

cestlavie wrote:
DaDude wrote:
darth vader wrote:
cestlavie wrote:
Hi recently just installed coilovers for my ride....

currently me on front 2 fingers(tight) and rear 3 fingers(tight)...

what is the maximum height that I can lower in order to clear all humps and mscp...

I am on 17'' rims with no bodykits...

Rgds

1 finger for front n rear. flower flower flower
No finger also can... but camber must be almost full.. depends on what u wanna achive... or issit just to clear humps and mscp's???
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camber must be almost full means must install camber huh ?
yes...
but camber is another thing all together...
you are talking bout clearence issues... so sticking to topic...
It is advisable for least 1 or 2 fingers least...
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Fri Jul 13 2007, 01:31

for 17", one finger front and rear should be able to clear most humps in singapore unless u r toking about those giant ones.
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Sat Jul 14 2007, 19:14

today drove past a gaint hump my ride xos kena bua OUCH....

with 2 fingers front rear 3 fingers oso kena....

izit ok to put front and rear different height or same height all round ?
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Sun Jul 15 2007, 02:14

cestlavie wrote:
today drove past a gaint hump my ride xos kena bua OUCH....

with 2 fingers front rear 3 fingers oso kena....

izit ok to put front and rear different height or same height all round ?

Perhaps u can set ur dampering rate stiffer...
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Sun Jul 15 2007, 20:04

cestlavie wrote:
today drove past a gaint hump my ride xos kena bua OUCH....

with 2 fingers front rear 3 fingers oso kena....

izit ok to put front and rear different height or same height all round ?
Note: once lowered your speed over hump cannot be the same as on stock... Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Sun Jul 15 2007, 21:39

DaDude wrote:
cestlavie wrote:
today drove past a gaint hump my ride xos kena bua OUCH....

with 2 fingers front rear 3 fingers oso kena....

izit ok to put front and rear different height or same height all round ?
Note: once lowered your speed over hump cannot be the same as on stock... Rolling Eyes

Thks for the advise bro

will super slow when crossing hump....

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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Wed Jul 18 2007, 02:20

some places no matter how slow also no use...dun believe try sheraton towers car park...Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Wed Jul 18 2007, 15:53

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some places no matter how slow also no use...dun believe try sheraton towers car park...Twisted Evil

Last year december, a number of ES tried the Sheraton Tower car park liao, no problem leh, only thing to take note is the exit cos there is a depression after the up slope
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Wed Jul 18 2007, 17:26

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some places no matter how slow also no use...dun believe try sheraton towers car park...Twisted Evil

me that time kana at kallang kfc behind there is a giant hump with a chain on the ground... no matter how slow still xos kana bua...
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Wed Jul 18 2007, 18:23

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siao wrote:
some places no matter how slow also no use...dun believe try sheraton towers car park...Twisted Evil

Last year december, a number of ES tried the Sheraton Tower car park liao, no problem leh, only thing to take note is the exit cos there is a depression after the up slope

who say no problem Mad

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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Wed Jul 18 2007, 19:04

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some places no matter how slow also no use...dun believe try sheraton towers car park...Twisted Evil
I cld pass when I was on 2 finger... only place cannot get out was at bugis j... whole bumper almost came off... Mad
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Wed Jul 18 2007, 19:08

Once lowered you have to acknowledge the fact that your car will hav difficulties going over most humps and carparks...

If you cant stand it.. go back to stock.. there's always pros and cons of
having a lowered set up.

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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Wed Jul 18 2007, 23:50

DaDude wrote:
Once lowered you have to acknowledge the fact that your car will hav difficulties going over most humps and carparks...

If you cant stand it.. go back to stock.. there's always pros and cons of
having a lowered set up.

Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes

one can hv his/hers cake n eat it.....buy a SUV n lower it loh! Razz Razz Razz seen a blue sti forrestor lowered nicely but higher than most stock saloon cars! afro
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Sat Jul 21 2007, 02:42

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siao wrote:
some places no matter how slow also no use...dun believe try sheraton towers car park...Twisted Evil

Last year december, a number of ES tried the Sheraton Tower car park liao, no problem leh, only thing to take note is the exit cos there is a depression after the up slope
that exit is a killer Mad
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PostSubject: Re: suspension height ?   Sat Jul 21 2007, 12:04

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eeee78 wrote:
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some places no matter how slow also no use...dun believe try sheraton towers car park...Twisted Evil

Last year december, a number of ES tried the Sheraton Tower car park liao, no problem leh, only thing to take note is the exit cos there is a depression after the up slope
that exit is a killer Mad

like wise for the DBS Building carpark..... so bloody narrow and small..... As if all the bankers can afford QQ and Picanto only.... damn bloody idiot designer...
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