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This is a discussion on coilover suggestions needed!!! within the Suspension & Wheels forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; anything over 1.5"/1" is going to throw the geometry of the suspension off enough to hinder performance.. Even with just ...

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    anything over 1.5"/1" is going to throw the geometry of the suspension off enough to hinder performance..



    Even with just a 1" drop in the rear I went ahead and got corrected control arms to keep things in line.

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    MainFrame, does your car have McPherson struts in the rear or do you have a new model like the OP? I wonder if the new rear end is more/less tolerant of drops.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    MainFrame, does your car have McPherson struts in the rear or do you have a new model like the OP? I wonder if the new rear end is more/less tolerant of drops.
    He has a 2003 which has standard trailing-arm McPherson strut.
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    2002..yea, McPherson style strut. I wasn't even thinking about the rear suspension redesign. If I had to guess, I would say that it probably is more tolerant to drop. . Just a guess though.

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