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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 3:30 pm 
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Hi guys,

From those who have experienced botyh which would you recommend... I want it low but i definitely don't want the tyres look like they're anywhere near tucking and the big one i have to be able to get over speedhumps and up driveways.


Any infor would be great. Cheers,

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 3:59 pm 
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driveways and speed hump = lows :mrgreen:
super lows = 45 deg on speed humps and no go on some driveways.
for a daily i wouild definitely say lows. If you only drive it on weekends then you might be happy with the inconvenience of supers as a trade off for the look.
i used to have an ef I6 with lows and the standard exhaust scraped on speed humps. Except when my wife drove it, then the exhaust make a bang noise that may have suggested she should slow down for those bumpy thingos. :|

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 4:38 pm 
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I have super lows in my EF xr6 and i don't hate it. Some speed bumps are a problem and yes driveways require some angular aproaches lol. The worst problem is leaving the lights with fury with a full tank of juice and on the street cuts slicks the tail shaft kisses the floor, i could adjust the shocks to fix it though i just have no bothered. But with all the issues i would not go back to lows i think the super lows look alot better.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 4:41 pm 
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ive got lows in my ef and its fine to drive, ive gotta be a little bit careful on speed bumps.

but superlows do look alot better, and when ive driven cars with them in they corner alot better and arnt that much worse over speed bumps.
if i had my time again id definatly put superlows in it

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 4:42 pm 
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O yeah with the alley tail shaft it kissed the floor on 1st to 2nd gear changes too. Changing to the smaller DIA steel one fixed that.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 4:43 pm 
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yeah they do handle a bit better but shocks make more of a difference in that aspect than springs. get koni adjustables or even KYB's

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 7:24 pm 
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Ultra lows :-D

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:09 pm 
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Supers. Theyre not impractical like every one makes out.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:18 pm 
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Haha well that's kind of confusing me now lol... Speed humps are the biggest things... how bad do you think it is guys with sl's?

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:20 pm 
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not very. drive slow, go angled if you can. get your exhaust raised if you need to.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:22 pm 
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Superlows are good. Speed bumps you can take straight on if you go slow. If you go quickly you may touch the car but slow and your fine unless its the Mount Everest of speed bumps.

I haven't had a problem with any of my superlow cars. I've had 4 now.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:27 pm 
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just put superlows in and forget what everyone says about scraping dont try and be a rally star. just cruise over speed bumps and youll be sweet.
if you go lows youll wish you went superlows.

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:31 pm 
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I'm a little lower than ultralow, and as above, its not that bad. Just don't be one of those "fully sik" kents that speed through carparks like f**k tools.

Low, and super for that matter just aren't low. :D

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 9:03 pm 
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Go the super lows better than having your head in the clouds with the stock GLI's

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 10:28 pm 
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Hmm superlows it is. I don't suppose anyone has a pic of them on a fairmont or any ef/el with stock wheels? I have seen them on xr6 but am just curious to see a fairmont on stock wheels with sl's.


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