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Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 1:22 pm 
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Today i bought 2 pairs of king spring super lows, wondering why some people have lows at the front and supers at the back, is it ok having supers for front and back, how low do supers leave your ride height, do they need to be cut for it to be low.

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 2:20 pm 
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Generally super-lows tend to drop the front a little too far, possibly making it illegal and giving the car that over raked appearance. However, differant cars give differing results - try it and see.

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 3:05 pm 
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thanks for the reply, that seems logical because of the fords tendancy to have a higher rear, does any one have a picture of a falcon on super lows, if the front does drop more than the rear can you just cut the rear springs to balance it out.

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 3:33 pm 
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never cut the springs! dont forget to fit short stroke shocks to match.

 

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Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 3:35 pm 
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you will need a camber/castor kit too. I would reccomend a shim type. thicker sway bars would be a good idea too.

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2006 6:43 pm 
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Not to open another thread.. WHO has lows on the front and Superlows on the rear, could u place ur cars on this thread or show us in your gallery, I and some other people would like to see your car/s. Perfer EF/EL as this is an ef thread, but i think all e series are welcomed.
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Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:47 pm 
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yeh i second that lets see some piccys please.

any pictures of lowered cars and just wat youve used to lower them preferably EF/El

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:55 pm 
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Sitting on 17" rims, King Super Lows all round, Pedders shortened struts and shocks, Shim Kit for the camber. You have to use shortened struts and shocks otherwise you will stuff your standard struts in no time, and as said, use a camber kit or you will scrub out your tyres ultra quick.

 

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2006 8:59 pm 
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better one of side on before the bonnet was done.

 

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:13 pm 
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im one of these king super low fronts and king low rears people :)

it sits at 88mm at the front, and clears easy at the back, the reason is i have a gas tank so it doesnt look odd, has a small rake to the front which i love.

see sig or gallery for pics.

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2006 1:09 am 
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thanks for the pics mate, and by the way your car looks hell beast..nice. these pics have helped because i was worried having supers all round wouldnt have it set level, and thought it might not be low enough for me but from the pics supers will be great looking and hopefully a whole lot better fealing.

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2006 1:14 pm 
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Some pics in my gallery of supers all around, ended up getting a minor defect as it was approx 7mm too low. Its a ghia so i guess the extra weight may have had something to do with it !
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Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2006 5:42 pm 
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Looks all sweet.
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Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:43 pm 
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i have superlows front and rear in my EF, if anything i reckon the front is a tiny bit to high...

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2006 10:04 pm 
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Ultra's in the front and supers in the rear

Have KYB shocks and struts - camber kit as well.

Used to sit like this

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