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#1 (permalink) Old 01-13-2010, 05:10 PM
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300CD lowering springs?

Does anyone make lowering springs for the 300CD? I don't want to slam it, just take it down a little bit. At most 2 inches. Any links would be great. Thanks guys!
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No one?

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Not unless you can find someone to sell their vogtland springs. (do a search to learn more)
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Cool, thank you for the brand name. I assume they are hard to find. But that helps me immensely!

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I read a thread on a different forum that said there are different thicknesses of spring pans on the front and back that considerably affect spring height.
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I read a thread on a different forum that said there are different thicknesses of spring pans on the front and back that considerably affect spring height.
I wouldn't say considerably. Maybe a centimeter or two from the lowest to the highest-- but that may be pushing it.
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You can get H&R springs. Spaax (sp) I think sells them as well. You can also get TD springs and lop off a few coils.


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yeah, Spax are commonly used in Europe.
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Spax has a full lowering kit including shocks but were talking like $4g iirc.


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Thanks for the info guys!

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