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    Coupe/Cabriolet Owners with 19"

    Hi,

    Just two quick question's for everyone running 19's

    What suspensions are you using coilovers/ springs

    and what is the ride quality like?

    Im going to be getting 19's next year and trying to figure out what suspension set up to get.

    Cheers in advance

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    I have 7 1/2 x 19 ET42 on my coupe.

    Its lowered on FK coilovers and the ride is firm but not hard or crashy.

    What width and off set are you getting?
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    i've got the same wheels as you lee, what mods did you do? my 3door is on it's arse and needed quite a bit of work, nothing major but was a ball ache, but well worth it :-)

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    Just trimed the front arch liner
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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi
    I have 7 1/2 x 19 ET42 on my coupe.

    Its lowered on FK coilovers and the ride is firm but not hard or crashy.

    What width and off set are you getting?
    was thinking of the dare evo 5 which are 7.5 wide but not certain on the offset.

    you didnt have to do much work to get them to fit then?

    any pics mate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by linea_rossa
    was thinking of the dare evo 5 which are 7.5 wide but not certain on the offset.

    you didnt have to do much work to get them to fit then?
    The Dare Evo 5's are ET45 and look like this :0





    Depends how low you want to go depends on what work needs doing.

    With it set how it is I trimed about an inch away of the plastic inner arch. I did have it lower on the rear (Arch level with the rim) but it rubbed on the rear bumper bracket. I think it sits just right now and I can have it 4 up with no rubbing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi
    Depends how low you want to go depends on what work needs doing.
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    well now i definatley want the evo 5's they look sweet!!

    its going to be a daily driver using so awful roads so most probably will be a simular sort of ride hight as yours

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    Yeah mines used everyday too.

    Its quite suprising how good the ride is still
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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi
    Yeah mines used everyday too.

    Its quite suprising how good the ride is still
    well thats good, dont want to feel like im driving a race car every day

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    Mine, as inspired by lee. On 60mm gmax springs, tis a little hard on big bumps but not too bad, but will be getting coilovers to go lower.




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