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post #1 of 47 Old 16th December 2005, 04:36 AM Thread Starter
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For those that have lowered their car with H&R, is the ride that much more harsh or just barely?

Currently I think the car in EDC 2 is too stiff and unbearable for me. Will lowering the car feel like this in normal EDC setting? I want to lower the car because I can't stand the gap between the wheel and the fenders.

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Re: Lowering springs

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For those that have lowered their car with H&R, is the ride that much more harsh or just barely?

Currently I think the car in EDC 2 is too stiff and unbearable for me. Will lowering the car feel like this in normal EDC setting? I want to lower the car because I can't stand the gap between the wheel and the fenders.



Any feedback is much appreciated.
Good Question. I'd like to know also!

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Re: Lowering springs

I have H&R springs. Had them installed before I took delivery of the car. Ride does not seem harsh to me, but I also drive a Porsche that's been lowered. The EDC setting only changes the shock setting, not the springs. The springs are progressive rate so the ride depends on the how rough the road surface is.
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I have H&R springs. Had them installed before I took delivery of the car. .
Dealer installed them for you??
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Yes, dealer installed. Dealer also installed springs on the Z8 I had. Also, I did not buy the springs through the dealer. I got them from Turner Motorsports.

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Yes, dealer installed. Dealer also installed springs on the Z8 I had. Also, I did not buy the springs through the dealer. I got them from Turner Motorsports.
how much for install and did they have to do an alignment? Thanks.
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Total cost was $1260.00, that included a 4 wheel alignment and installing a phone dock. You must do an alignment if you change the springs. I noticed the 997 name. I'm also driving a 997S cab. Love those German cars.

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Total cost was $1260.00, that included a 4 wheel alignment and installing a phone dock. You must do an alignment if you change the springs. I noticed the 997 name. I'm also driving a 997S cab. Love those German cars.
German cars are made like no other... check out my 997 when you have a chance! http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2195634
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Absolutely beautiful. I'll send you some pictures of my 997 and M5 but I've got to take them first. You'll be able to see how the M5 looks lowered. I'll try and get them to you tomorrow. Noticed that you're from MA. I'm originally from RI but live in NC now.
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Absolutely beautiful. I'll send you some pictures of my 997 and M5 but I've got to take them first. You'll be able to see how the M5 looks lowered. I'll try and get them to you tomorrow. Noticed that you're from MA. I'm originally from RI but live in NC now.
yes..from Mass and many M5 owners on this board also from this area...Oh and send those pics of your cars especially of the M5 lowered... thanks!
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