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Old 10-22-2008, 11:19 PM   #2
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Yes lowering springs will shorten the travel of the shocks, thus causing premature failure. Usually people that run lowering springs with OEM shocks can get a MAX of 10l miles. It also depends on how many miles you have on them to begin with.
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