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Lowering Springs With Stock Shocks?

Old 17-Jul-2005, 11:09 AM
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Lowering Springs With Stock Shocks?

Is it ok to use the stock shocks with aftermarket lowering springs and still have a decent ride?
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Old 17-Jul-2005, 11:46 AM
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Depends how low you go, condition of existing shocks..

It'll be alright as long as you don't really go below 1.75"s. Don't expect your shocks to last very long after the fact though. Again, how long is dependant on how you drive and how much you drive.

Prices are so much cheaper than they were like 5-6 years ago. Honestly, if you're gonna go thru the hassle of removing the suspension you may as well invest another $300-600 to get good shocks.
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Old 17-Jul-2005, 12:42 PM
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Re: Lowering Springs With Stock Shocks?

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Is it ok to use the stock shocks with aftermarket lowering springs and still have a decent ride?
It is okay to use them but thats the minimum. Lowering your car on stock shocks will decrease the life on them, but I've seen shocks last as little as 1 week to over 1 year.

Just as the other guy said once you remove them might as well replace them at the same time.
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Pointless. Buy the Shock's, Don't be ****ing Cheap. Sure people have ran over a Year on Stock shock's but why bother? Shock's are like $100 a piece or less. Do you want to look good or do you actually want to increase your Handling Potential?
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Another thread that will be locked before the end of today......lol. Many argument's have stemmed from this topic as well.
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Well, today i got a CRAZY-AZZ deal on some yellow Koni sport shocks and lowering springs. They will be going on tomorrow or wednesday. Now, i just have to find some wheels!
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