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    How low is too low?

    80mm on a mk4 gsi, with snowflakes, too low?

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    airbags - NO

    springs/coilovers - YES


    youve got to think about the clearance underneath the car too - i know my exhaust and sump sits fairly close at 50mm drop so imagine it would be a nightmare that low

    then again if all your bothered about is looks and not at all fussed with the safety aspect and wellbeing of your car then go for it

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    when i had the coils on my car it was estimated by a garage it was around a 90mm drop, i just took speedbumps nice and slow lool
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    read my 'warning to all on coilovers' post

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    Quote Originally Posted by magoily View Post
    when i had the coils on my car it was estimated by a garage it was around a 90mm drop, i just took speedbumps nice and slow lool
    any pictures of it that low?


    think ill try it

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    no such thing as too low, static or air you need to be as close to the tarmac as possible!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MatG View Post
    no such thing as too low, static or air you need to be as close to the tarmac as possible!
    fully agree, but the bonus with air is when you do meet the monster speed bump, push the button, lift the car...drive over...drop the car

    Its ALL good!

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    my cars not even lowered yet and i am scraping things so wonder how i will manage when it is lol

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    i've got a vxr on coilovers, she sits about 110mm off the ground, not sure what the size of drop was as it was done by previous owner. i'll try post a pic for ya's.

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    You know its low enough when you wear through your air con pipes on the camber of the road and the occasional bump on the motorway

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