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how low to drop a 145?
how low to drop a 145?
20mm [ 8 ] ** [16.00%]
30mm [ 14 ] ** [28.00%]
35mm [ 9 ] ** [18.00%]
40mm [ 13 ] ** [26.00%]
45mm [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
50mm [ 2 ] ** [4.00%]
lower? [ 4 ] ** [8.00%]
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vc_1985
post 16th June 2005 10:41
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i want to lower my 145 not sure how low to go!
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post 16th June 2005 10:44
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Depends how many spare sumps you have biggrin.gif


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post 16th June 2005 10:45
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lol none! and dont want to change any! ha ha
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post 16th June 2005 10:47
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Get a 4x4 kit then ohyes.gif


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Websites are like a**eholes, everyone has one, and im wary of any bloke trying to direct people into their's.

The world is like a ride at an amusement park. And when you choose to go on it, you think it's real because that's how powerful our minds are. And the ride goes up and down and round and round. It has thrills and chills and it's very brightly colored and it's very loud and it's fun, for a while. Some people have been on the ride for a long time, and they begin to question: Is this real, or is this just a ride? And other people have remembered, and they come back to us, they say, 'Hey - don't worry, don't be afraid, ever, because this is just a ride...' And we ... kill those people.
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post 16th June 2005 10:49
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lol yeah sounds like a good idea!
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post 16th June 2005 10:52
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QUOTE(vc_1985 @ Jun 16 2005, 11:49 AM)
lol yeah sounds like a good idea!
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Hydraulic's then I could for vote all of them.

Depends how you drive, wouldn't go lower than 40mm.


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post 16th June 2005 11:00
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i drive normally! lol i dont go fast in town just on the motorway! so no speenbumps there lol so 40mm would be ok?
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post 16th June 2005 11:15
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depends, it's more than possible to smash a sump on standard wheels & suspension without trying too hard......most kit's will be aroudn 30-40mm, should be enough whist still maintaining some level of practicality


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The world is like a ride at an amusement park. And when you choose to go on it, you think it's real because that's how powerful our minds are. And the ride goes up and down and round and round. It has thrills and chills and it's very brightly colored and it's very loud and it's fun, for a while. Some people have been on the ride for a long time, and they begin to question: Is this real, or is this just a ride? And other people have remembered, and they come back to us, they say, 'Hey - don't worry, don't be afraid, ever, because this is just a ride...' And we ... kill those people.
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post 16th June 2005 11:25
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ok the kit ive seen is 80 for a 40mm drop or 75 for a 30mm drop wich would be better? has anyone lowerd there by 40mm?
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post 16th June 2005 11:46
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QUOTE(vc_1985 @ Jun 16 2005, 12:25 PM)
ok the kit ive seen is 80 for a 40mm drop or 75 for a 30mm drop wich would be better? has anyone lowerd there by 40mm?
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Remember what tyre and wheel size your running will lower the car too,
in theory mine now sits 12mm lower with it's stretched 225/35 17's than
the previous 205/50 16's. Bit subjective really cos the 205's were well used
and the 225's are brand new. I'm going to measure how far the sump bracket
is off the ground, to see if what I'm saying makes sense or if I'm waffling a load of twaddle. oops.gif


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post 16th June 2005 11:48
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one of my freind's uncals has started to sell Hydraulic's think it's 2500 fitted,you gett a remote so you can mess with it out side of car,make it touch floor or go very high,he won lowist car in uk award with it????so you want to be low and you got 2500 grand ,email me n1
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post 16th June 2005 11:50
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lol well im going to be running th standard 15s not going to change the alloys!
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post 16th June 2005 12:38
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QUOTE(vc_1985 @ Jun 16 2005, 12:50 PM)
lol well im going to be running th standard 15s not going to change the alloys!
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87ish mm between road and sump bracket sure it used to nearly 100.


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post 16th June 2005 12:51
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lol! hmm thats a bit low isnt it he he!
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think im going to go 40mm!
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post 16th June 2005 12:55
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Edit
........think i better resize that, thats better.


[img]http://www.alfa145.com/upload/IMG_1173[1].jpg[/img]

Doesn't look that low.

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it looks lower! but not that much!!
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post 16th June 2005 17:31
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I went 40mm on mine..haven't had a prob yet.


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post 16th June 2005 18:11
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Mine's stock, but even with 15" wheels, big speedhumps are scrape-tastic and I did a sump on a low kerb in Bolton (outside the Phoenix club in fact! - Dip-Dap-Doo!!)

I'm leaving mine alone, even though it would look a tad better with a 20mm drop


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post 17th June 2005 09:09
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You're in the UK so go for 30-40mm max..... just don'ever bring your CUORE to Portugal cause you'll be ok on the freeways (if you can afford the toll fees!!!! LOL!!!) but once you off them and on to our infamous cobble stone roads(if I may call them roads!!!) around a lot of villages here you will definitely need all the sumps you can get....... and then some!!!!.....LOL!!! pappap.gif
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