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2003 Impala LS before/after Vogtland lowering springs
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 6:11 pm    Post subject:  2003 Impala LS before/after Vogtland lowering springs Reply with quote

Before and after install of Vogtland lowering springs. Back is fine but I would prefer more of a drop in the front.

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Yes, I know the tires are super beefy 45 sidewalls but they came with the rims and were brand new so I said f*ck it. I'll replace them with some 40 series when they wear out.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 11:53 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

yup looks just like mine Laughing and I have the same feeling as you do. I wish it was just a tad lower in the front.

What struts did you go with?

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 2:21 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

KYB Excel. I'm thinking about cutting the front springs a bit.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:53 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

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KYB Excel. I'm thinking about cutting the front springs a bit.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:15 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

ScottMPala wrote:
azwildcats96 wrote:
KYB Excel. I'm thinking about cutting the front springs a bit.


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Or maybe just go with some of these:

http://shop.zzperformance.com/.....Wbody.aspx

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:15 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

ScottMPala wrote:
azwildcats96 wrote:
KYB Excel. I'm thinking about cutting the front springs a bit.


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Im With Stupid

Get different springs if your not satisfied with your currents. Cutting is a bad idea.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:20 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Pushrod, I totally agree. Had I known the Vogtlands wouldn't be enough, I would have just went with the coil overs from ZZP. You can order just the front setup. That's probably the direction I'm going to go.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:33 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Coilovers ftw!

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:52 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

or go directly to the manufacturer

http://arrautmotorsports.com/grand-prix/

mmmm coilovers..... Pray christmas is not too far Wink
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:29 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

^ nice info. Thanks

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:26 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I like the before stance. Wink Razz

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:28 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Perfect for rock crawling

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:17 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

azwildcats96 wrote:
Pushrod, I totally agree. Had I known the Vogtlands wouldn't be enough, I would have just went with the coil overs from ZZP. You can order just the front setup. That's probably the direction I'm going to go.


agreed as well... cutting the springs is a recipe for disaster and not recommended... the vogtlands are the lowest drop in springs... i had eibach springs and they did a decent drop for my taste but now i'm going coilovers all around so i can squat that front down and raise the tail up so it's back to the OEM touring stance but just lower

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Plate filler came today. Looks great. Now I just need to paint it. Thanks Rafe!
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:48 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Looks good!

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