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Old 08-31-2012, 02:23 PM   #57
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These are the only cars (imo) that look good slammed
Agreed. I think a WRC car in Monte Carlo setup is the best look a car could ever get.
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:24 PM   #58
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Friend of mine who works at the VW dealer in town told me if I lowered my car anymore than it is, they wouldn't be able to get it on the lifts for repair work, so apparently the stock suspension is the lowest I could even go regardless
This happened to me last week. Went in to get an alignment and they said I was too low to get onto the alignment machine. Haha.
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:27 PM   #59
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I'm 25 and age has nothing to do with it.

I'm done with lowering my cars to the point where I can't enjoy them. Right now I'm stock height, but a few years from now I wouldn't mind a nice coilover setup. Can't go too low because it's a hassle and as others have said you just won't be able to enjoy the car due to pot holes / steep driveways.

Here's my old AP2 in the middle (next to the Elise) on coilovers. THAT was too low.

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Old 08-31-2012, 02:28 PM   #60
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I too wonder why people want their cars to look like the suspension's collapsed
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:56 PM   #61
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This happened to me last week. Went in to get an alignment and they said I was too low to get onto the alignment machine. Haha.
Which is why I built these ramps to get over my lift jacking points...

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Old 08-31-2012, 02:58 PM   #62
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I've done the research. Still don't like the stretched tires and laying frame when a tiny bump in the road presents itself. Airbags are a nightmare for the 350Z. There are plenty of member journals to attest to that on my350z.
3 different topics that you are all combining together. Plenty of guys on air without stretch or poke. Guys laying frame without air. Guys on air that dont lay frame and ride at stock height.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:02 PM   #63
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I'm not quite as old as the OP, 34 here, and I think stock height is just fine. The R ride height is perfect. Any lower and it's basically all for show/looks. I don't think lowering this car 1/2" is going to help handling much at all...new sway bars will do a much better job of that.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:04 PM   #64
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My first new car was a 2001 Mustang which I thought was super cool at the time. When I see a Mustang from that era now it looks like a Stomper truck compared to my GTI.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:08 PM   #66
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Which is why I built these ramps to get over my lift jacking points...

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Old 08-31-2012, 03:12 PM   #67
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Yeah me neither not a fan of slammed cars, low yes but not slammed. However do whatever floats your boat.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:16 PM   #68
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do you think it could've have done better with static suspension?
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:18 PM   #69
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3 different topics that you are all combining together. Plenty of guys on air without stretch or poke. Guys laying frame without air. Guys on air that dont lay frame and ride at stock height.
The topics may differ but the subject is all the same : slamming a car to the point it's not functional - or to the point it needs special parts to bring back functionality.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:19 PM   #70
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do you think it could've have done better with static suspension?
Possibly. Not saying air is the best over every other choice.

But all these close minded folks stating that air is non-functional....well there you go.
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