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how much to lower the s class with 20" wheels ?

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i have 20's, 255/35/20<br><br>
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i was gonna go with the eibach springs~ i wanted it to look low, but i don't want to screw up my camber kit nor do i want to rub my fender...<br><br>
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the front is a bit higher than the back by the way. how much should i drop?<br><br>
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hrm, i ordered the h and r's but...

it only lowers 1.3 inches, and that's all they have for the W140 S classes. i really don't want to cut the springs to get a lower effedct... i think that 1.3 inches in the back would be fine but in the front i probably need 1.75 or 2...<br> <br> how will i do this?<br> <br> do i need to change the pads?<br> <br> (Question: when the springs settle, will it be 1.3 inches lower [as listed], or will it be lower than that?)<br> <br> thanks,<br> <br> Erik<p>cx544033-d.alsv1.occa.home.com
 

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Re: hrm, i ordered the h and r's but...

I'm confused. Why would you need to lower the car. With larger wheels and smaller/lower profile tire, isn't the orignal spacing between tire and fender maintained.
 

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no... thats not right/

no, when you get aftermarked wheels that are larger than the stock ones, the space between the fender and the wheel is exgerated.. thus requiring springs to lower the car.<br> <br> PS. Erik, can you email me the pics of your car?? all the links are dead.. that would be greeat! cheers man.
 
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