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    FK Coilover Rears without Spring Seat

    Is anyone running FK coilovers on the Rear wihtout the Spring seat in place making it the lowest it can go on the back? Lookin at changing the stance now i have a flat drive not a 45degree one!

    Pictures would also be good!

    Thanks
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    i used to have mine like that m8..

    only problem i had was jacking the car up the spring was more loose than u would like.

    by removing the adjuster ur dropping it nearly another 25mm tho

    no the best pic but its all i can find

    and on 15"steal wheals

    and thats it on 18'' alloys with the adjuster FITTED at its lowest position
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    so with 18's ET35 and no adjuster im guna need new tyres and arches within a week!
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    depends on width of wheel, tyre size and what camber you are running
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    i dont have any pics but my hatch has coilover springs on the back with no adjuster and it sits perfect in my opinion! no problems except i cant get my jack under it lol. and im running on 18s! have to reverse onto blocks of wood to clear the jack
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    I didn't use them on my old hatch and when I get some for my coupe I won't use them either lol ... My hatch had 17"gsi wheels. Perfect stance.
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    as graham said.

    i never had any issues with the rear srubbing..

    only reason im having to raise it so much now is i live in the mddle o nowhere with more windy roads and sheep that street lights!

    that and the fact im running 225 width instead o 215

    at the lowest it looks the best m8.. its what ill go back to eventually... if the car ever stay on the road long enough!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MatG View Post
    depends on width of wheel, tyre size and what camber you are running
    They are TwinTop 18" ET35 not sure if they are 8J or 8.5J with 215/35/18 toyo proxies
    (Only mentioned the tyre because the wall seems more angled than the same size yoko paradas I had on!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by greenmini View Post
    i dont have any pics but my hatch has coilover springs on the back with no adjuster and it sits perfect in my opinion! no problems except i cant get my jack under it lol. and im running on 18s! have to reverse onto blocks of wood to clear the jack
    So after fitting im best lowering it onto Blocks rather than back onto the drive so i can remove my trolley jack!
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    yes thats exactly what i have to do with mine. and thats removing the jack point covers aswell. but when i fit my prodrive skirts im going to be struggling. i think it looks good though so its worth the extra wee bit hassle
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