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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-05-2008, 11:08 PM Thread Starter
 
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My buddy just bought a new LS, i told him id do some research on som3 mods....

I drive a '95 Honda Civic DX, btw




He really wants to lower his car, would you recommend heating or cutting the springs for the lowest/safest drop?
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-06-2008, 08:46 AM
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I wouldn't heat the springs. You would come out to your car sitting on the ground if you're not carefull, plus your car will bounce alote. As for cutting them, I had some cut to lower my eclipse and did not have any problems but not the safest way.. Go ahead and buy lowering springs with set inch drop and I think you would be happier and safer..
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the eibach springs are really nice. if i remember correctly, the set of 4 was about 220.00
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-11-2008, 11:49 AM
 
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Cutting springs is a NO NO. Dont take the cheap way out, I would advise him to buy some lowering springs if he really wants to lower it.
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-11-2008, 12:53 PM
 
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Buy springs, don't be a cheapo with a new car and wonder why it always breaks.
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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-11-2008, 01:08 PM
 
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Definatly buy a set of eibachs, if you can't afford them, then you shouldn't be modding a car, 200 bucks or so is cheap. You won't regret it
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Buy springs, don't be a cheapo with a new car and wonder why it always breaks.
X2... sportlines ftw!
Though i've heard good things about ssc and progress springs.
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-16-2008, 07:52 PM
 
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oh god forbid... RICER ALERT

you don't heat the springs or cut them dude... both ways are crappy and very very dangerous ways to lower a car. Tell your "friend" to man up and buy a set of lowering springs from a reputable company... there are many available.
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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-17-2008, 08:34 AM
 
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i had a 92 dx ha ha ha anyways
go on ebay and find a good set of lowering springs they are very cheap and will get the job done
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-20-2008, 12:16 PM
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he'll love the Eibach Sportlines, great quality and no worries.
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