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Clearance with kooks side pipes and H&R springs

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Guys: I ordered H&R race springs and Koni Yellows with Maximum Motorsports camber plates.

I am concerned that the car will be too low for the Kooks side pipes I have ordered. I will be running 19" wheels.

Anybody have any issues with this in the past. How much clearance will I likely be left with after installing the H&R race springs. Do you think the pipes will be too low for street use?

Haven't taken delivery of the car yet so this is why I'm asking.

Thanks.
 

pufferfish

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Race springs are VERY low in the rear. I had 3/4" perch spacers made and I still think it would be too low for speed bumps and side pipes. Although I don't have them on my car, I speculate you will have issues without at least spacers like I did.
 

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Thanks.


I am told that with the H&R race springs my car will be 2" lower all around. :eek:

Do you think 1" spacers are a good idea to keep the drop from being that drastic???? I love the Kooks pipes but want the handling improvement of the H&R's.
 

pufferfish

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i would park your lowest part of the pipes over a speed bump and see how much you can drop it.

if it weren't for those springs having the PERFECT rates for my needs, i would have dumped them and gone with something else. if you don't need to be competitive, you may want to consider an eibach?
 

Justin

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Re: Clearance with kooks side pipes and H&R springs

IMO t springs were the perfect drop. Even with the little drop they give you those kooks pipes are really close to the ground. The tips are the lowest point.


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