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96Brougham



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PostSubject: Wagon lowering springs??   Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:47 am

Looking to lower then wagon about 2.5" front and back. Would like a little bit of rake to it, and decent ride. I don't want to cut springs, I'd like to just buy new. Hoping to spend $250.00 or less on the springs.. What's my best option? Thanks guys..

Btw i was considering Canuck Motorsports kit.. 190shipped.. But I've never heard of them before..
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PostSubject: Re: Wagon lowering springs??   Fri Feb 11, 2011 5:36 pm

Bump??
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Pooge



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PostSubject: Re: Wagon lowering springs??   Fri Feb 11, 2011 6:22 pm

pothole?


On a serious note, I have nothing good to contribute, just trying to help keep it on top. Although perhaps pothole performance would be something to consider...

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PostSubject: Re: Wagon lowering springs??   Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:55 pm

When researching different springs for my wagon, I found that RM springs rake the car a bit higher in the back than Caprice springs. Maybe go that route and use SS springs in the front?
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PostSubject: Re: Wagon lowering springs??   Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:04 pm

Haven't we done this already? Wink

I like my Hotchkis/Vogtlands. Smile

But to get a rake with a wagon, you will probably have to trim the fronts a bit.

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96Brougham



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PostSubject: Re: Wagon lowering springs??   Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:33 pm

Yah I think we have Smile

So crovo you have hotch fronts vog rears? How much drop did you get?
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PostSubject: Re: Wagon lowering springs??   Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:41 pm

Nah, I have the Hotchkis in the SS and the Vogts in the wagon. But I thought that they were both made by the same company. I read that somewhere on teh interwebs. Smile





I still have the rear air suspension though, so it has a little rake. It'd come down another inch or so in the back without it.

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PostSubject: Re: Wagon lowering springs??   Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:41 pm

The votgs are uncut, for a sedan?
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