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 Post subject: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:38 am 
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Wanting to lower car, i only just got it, its a high as a kite . lol

My current thoughts are :
Pedders shortend front shocks (with camber kit) and running king springs SLs
and monroe shortend rear shocks shocks with SSL king springs

i've spoken to pedders, there front shocks are suppose to sit 25mm lower, the lowest rear spring they make to suit a ef is 50mm ...

when i spoke to repco about king springs, they pretty much said the same thing (50mm rear spring SL tag)... but i have found on ebay a seller selling (SSL rear springs that they say are 70mm)

car will be getting 19s fitted at some point very soon.

just wanting to know if anyone else as similar setups / better information to give me.

photos would be great if anyone has any of cars with the same setups.... (lower the better)

thanks all.
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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:42 am 
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just take the springs out.. :lol: :lol: it will be the sickest car on the block. :lol:
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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:27 am 
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Give that a go, and if the back isn't as low just take a coil off or get them compressed.
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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:55 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:23 pm 
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my ef on standard stocks, 20" rims and king springs ULTRA lows ALL round.

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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:25 pm 
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one of my other cars with the same springs. but on 15s

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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:13 pm 
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lovells SL all round but got rears compressed a little just to sit lower was little higher on the back then in this pic

 

 

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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 6:22 pm 
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keep the photos comming, they all look like they sit at a pretty tidy height... getting the front low pretty easy, just getting the back... more than likey have to get in there with the grinder
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Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:11 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 7:50 pm 
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keep the photos comming, they all look like they sit at a pretty tidy height... getting the front low pretty easy, just getting the back... more than likey have to get in there with the grinder


better not use a grinder or russell ingal will come and slap your face for doin a dodge :lol: :lol:

 

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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:15 pm 
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Geoffy91 wrote:
my ef on standard stocks, 20" rims and king springs ULTRA lows ALL round.

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any issues with ultras + 20inch rims
asking as looking at doing the same with my xr6 but only with 17 :roll:
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Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:28 pm 
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Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:04 pm 
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my ef on ultras front, and supers rear. lpg helps with getting the rear down.

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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:25 pm 
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better not use a grinder or russell ingal will come and slap your face for doin a dodge :lol: :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Lowering EF Fairmont Ghia - how do i get it pretty dam low?
Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2011 7:52 pm 
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my lane is rollin with standard shocks ssl kingsprings all round with guards rolled but tryna save up for some decent shocks (koni yellows) as it is alil ruff ride

i'd like to go alil lower in the rear but cant really go any lower cause my tailshaft rubs with a full load :shock: but i noticed it hasnt really happend since ive had the 19's on and i have no issues with scrubbing which is wat i was worried about when i got my new shoes, good height n doesnt seek much cop att for how low it is :) pretty stoked bout that only been done for the tint

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