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Old 08-03-2008, 11:29 AM   #1
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1" drop

If I just wanted to drop 1" what would I do...?
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Old 08-03-2008, 11:31 AM   #2
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Lowering springs or an H&R Cup Kit.
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Old 08-03-2008, 12:03 PM   #3
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They all will drop around 1" a little more or less. If money is not an issue, the best shot is coilovers. I'm on H&R sport right now, and I can't complain. No bumps, holes or whatever is not an issue anymore. search the sponsors they are very explicit on it
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Old 08-03-2008, 02:03 PM   #5
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Old 08-03-2008, 02:47 PM   #6
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For an Xi you can only go with H&R springs for mild lowering. If you want more than an inch then coilovers are the only way.
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Old 08-03-2008, 04:47 PM   #7
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If you just want a modest drop like 1", the best bang for your buck is gonna be the Eibach Pro Kit. I had the Pro kit before and I sold it for $120. Look it up in the classifieds.
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eibach is the most conservative drop
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Old 08-03-2008, 07:47 PM   #9
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if you have an Xi, you're in luck because 1" is what the H&R Sport kit drops the car.
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Old 08-03-2008, 08:06 PM   #10
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[/IMG]here is my xi with hr sports, big difference from stock. better looks and handling.hr stated that the drop would be 1.25 front, 1.00 rear for the xi.

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