lowering help

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  1. patty

    patty Junior Member

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    so my cobalt sits up pretty high. between the wheel and the fender in the back is 3-4 inches and in the front like 2-3 inches. don't get me wrong, the slanted toward the front look is cool on muscle cars, i don't like it so much on mine.

    i'd like to drop it a couple inches as cheap as i can. now i know i can get new smaller springs but i want a DIY way that will save me the most money.
    there's about 3 soft bushings on the top of the springs in the back, i don't know if i would call them spacers. have any of you removed these?

    anyway tips would help
    thanks, patrick
     
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    go with springs... cheapest/safest way to go
    i,d suggest you Canuck Motorsports springs
    you can have them for around 200$ shipped right @ your door
     
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    Cheap & springs should never be considered when working on your car.
     
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    If u wanna go cheap, jack ur car up, take out the springs, cut them, then put them back in. seriously my friend did this on his 240sx and it looks amazing. oh yea and btw it cost him nothing
     
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    wardzach2007 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    ff_Drift cut his springs too :rofl:
     
  6. patty

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    yeah i was thinking about that (cutting them) but the springs wrap around in a circle at the top and bottom to give you a complete circle so they fit right and if i cut them then they'll just be uneven and i would think they wouldn't be straight. do you get what i mean?
     
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    dont cut em man. bad idea. springs are like 200 bucks man just do it right
     
  8. patty

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    im looking at eibach ones to lower 2" in the front and 2.5" in the back
     
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    I have a set of b&g springs that I wanna sell. They're lower than sportlines. And ride better than cut springs.
     
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    why do you wanna sell them and how low is the drop
     

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