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Old 11-29-14, 09:44 PM   #481
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For you 2nd gen guys that are slammed on coils, do you run into issues where the upper control arms hits/bangs the fenderwell? I know the IS300s have this problem if you're too low.
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Old 11-30-14, 09:09 AM   #482
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^Yep, but only on the worst potholes or bad bumps if caught going to fast over. If dead-set on being LOW, the solution is to cut a hole in the shock tower : http://www.clublexus.com/forums/gs-s...wer-holes.html

Might I add to this DIY that you'll want to put a vacuum running right next to the running hole saw to catch most of those metal shavings.
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Old 11-30-14, 11:55 AM   #483
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I wouldn't do that drilling until I made sure you had that problem. I was slammed in 20's and never ran into that issue. my pics are on the early pages of this thread.
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Old 11-30-14, 08:07 PM   #484
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I wouldn't do that drilling until I made sure you had that problem. I was slammed in 20's and never ran into that issue. my pics are on the early pages of this thread.
That's good to know that some owners don't have that problem. I figured that spring rates would also be an important factor. If anything, I was going to order coils with customer (higher) spring rates to make a ride stiffer to avoid that problem.
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Old 11-30-14, 10:19 PM   #485
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Not the lowest of the low, but having AWD will do that to you

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wow looks sick. are those forgestars? got more pics?
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Old 12-08-14, 09:27 PM   #486
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Hey everyone,
Im looking into buying a set of bc coils for my 250 awd, and am wondering if anyones experienced any abnormal tire wear after installing them...

Im looking into a camber kit front and rear but am unsure if its entirely necessary..

Im looking at a 3" drop, running 18x8.5 225/40/18
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Old 12-12-14, 02:14 PM   #488
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Nicely done. Looks perfect!


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lowest of the low . BC coils 14k spring rates . drive height
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Lowest of the low. Getting new coils soon. Need to go wayyyyy stiffer .
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^looks good! Need more pics
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