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Old 02-20-2021, 08:33 PM   #1
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How low can an 850 get without going to coilovers?

Or is there a limit to lowness with the stock struts and springs?

Reason is I'd like it extremely low just for looks (I don't drive the 850 much)
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Old 02-21-2021, 12:49 AM   #2
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Old 02-21-2021, 01:53 AM   #3
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How low do the lowest lowering springs lower?

I'm starting to think coilovers are needed for how low I want to get
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How low do you want to get?
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:09 PM   #5
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If you want it super low just buy coilovers. Lowering springs lower less than 2 inches, and you'll want to upgrade shocks/struts anyway. You might as well just spend the bit extra and buy coilovers which will get you the height you want.
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Old 02-21-2021, 08:27 PM   #6
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As a rough guess I'd say 5-6 inches

Looks like this is not possible without coilovers

What brand coilovers can go the lowest? I don't mind not driving this car, it will moreso be a kind of promotional vehicle for my business and be sitting on display 95% of the time
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Old 02-22-2021, 03:39 PM   #7
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As a rough guess I'd say 5-6 inches

Looks like this is not possible without coilovers

What brand coilovers can go the lowest? I don't mind not driving this car, it will moreso be a kind of promotional vehicle for my business and be sitting on display 95% of the time
You'll probably get mixed opinions about different brands. But I've had k-sport coilovers on 2 different cars and they're good enough. I had to get my rear coilovers rebuilt on my 240sx, but they lasted 60k miles and are from 2007.
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