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    lowering

    iv got sum 40mm lowering springs but i think that they mite be 60mm because my wheels are rubbing really bad is there anything i can do to stop them rubbing

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    Quote Originally Posted by moff
    iv got sum 40mm lowering springs but i think that they mite be 60mm because my wheels are rubbing really bad is there anything i can do to stop them rubbing
    Remove your arches????

    No seriously, I think what peeps do is get the arches "rolled" to give more room ( someone will confirm ).. But if you are after a quick fix, put the old springs back on..
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    if they only rub when you go over a bump etc fit better/harder shocks
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    Unless you have massive wheels on the car they should not be rubbing
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    what size are your wheels and what model is your car?
    pics?

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    What wheel size have you got? If you have the wrong offset then that will cause it.
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    sounds like a wrong offset to me. shudnt rub with only a 40mm drop. even on wheels as big as 18s.

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    iv got 215/45/17 iv bin told to av my arches rolled and better shocks but i dnt want to spend all that money then they still do it

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    I've got the same tyres as u mate on an ET45, dropped 40mm

    The backs rubbed for a couple days until the bit of plastic that was touching the wheel wore away, then problem solved.....no more rubbing.
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    I've got the same sized tyres on a similar drop (-35) and olly get rubbage when the rear suspension bottoms out, and my shocks are a bit tired having done 60K miles.

    Where are they rubbing??

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