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Old 06-05-11, 05:59 PM   #1
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Default Need suggestions to raise my LS 400

Ive looked everywhere for some strut mount spacers or something and havent found anything. I have a 98 LS 400 with 20's and Megan EZ's and the front was slammed. I extended the coilovers as far as I could(30mm) and I still rub. I love the lowered look but want about 1/2-1" higher in the front. Without changing my tires has anyone found spacers for the top of coilovers?
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Old 06-05-11, 06:21 PM   #2
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if ur desperate just add spacers on the studs.
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what size tires....

if its anything bigger than a 245/35-20 then you're not fixing anything.
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Yeah im running 245/35/20 in the front. Ive thought about spacers on the studs but would like to find a ring of some sort the same diameter as the strut mount for more surface area. Have you guys seen anything like this? http://www.rhdjapan.com/moonface-sup...-spacers-60215
I found these spacers but they didnt apply to my vehicle
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Do you know a machinist? It couldn't be that hard to make something.
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If this were 1/4" I'd say DIY and cut/drill it out. At 1/2-1" that is a bit much. As PD mentioned, different tire fitment and fender work.
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adjust the dampening to be stiffer, go with a smaller tire, raise the coils all the way up, alignment and profit
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245/35-20 is going to rub on the inner fender liner of a '95-00 LS400 regardless of what height you have it at. if you have the megans max high you'll only be ~1-1.5" down from stock iirc so you're rubbing due to tire diameter, not fender clearance issues.

go take the wheel off and look at your inner fender liner, you'll see the shiny spots i'm talking about.


only way to fix that is to either try to heat and push back the liner, or jump down a tire size to a 225-235/35-20.
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Sounds like it's time to run some negative camber yo.
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if ur desperate just add spacers on the studs.
Your ride is hella nice! What wheel/tire combo are you running? By adding spacers do you mean like washers or something on top of the strut mounts and in between the body? Here's that address again
http://www.rhdjapan.com/moonface-sup...-spacers-60215
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