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Old 08-18-2006, 12:23 PM   #1
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Anyone ever lower a 00+. I'd like to lower my about an inch to a inch and a half. Where can I get the parts if it has been done before.
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the only documented lowering would be GXP Rules with his custom air-ride, other than that there are no reputable sources for kits that i know of (however, i know of one questionable source that may work) it would have to be one-off custom done...
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I have some shocks and struts form my car that could help you out emensley They work wonders on mine.

My only caution would be to make sure you keep the tires straight (cambridge?), especially in the back so they do not toe-out
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My only caution would be to make sure you keep the tires straight (cambridge?), especially in the back so they do not toe-out
you mean camber, and its different than toe-in or toe-out
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Yes, very informational

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Anyone ever lower a 00+. I'd like to lower my about an inch to a inch and a half. Where can I get the parts if it has been done before.
I have a '99 SSE and I am going to be loweing it in the spring (1.3in - 1.3in). I am told that the Bonneville and The Grand Prix have the same "platform" so there are a lot of parts/accessories that are interchangeable. Knowing that there are no lowering kits for the Bonneville, I asked for a compatable kit for a Grand Prix. Getting Eibach springs. So yes...it CAN be done.

Thinking I'll let the pro'* do the first install. That way when next winter hits, I can re-install my old springs so I don't get stuck in the snow.

Anyway....Contact http://www.autoaccerroyzone.com for more info. That'* where I'm getting mine done
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I hope the Bonnies don't have the same issue as W-bodies with the suspension. When I dropped my car, the axle shafts changed their angle and vibrated like crazy. I don't know if H-bodies have that same problem.
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Anyone ever lower a 00+. I'd like to lower my about an inch to a inch and a half. Where can I get the parts if it has been done before.
I have a '99 SSE and I am going to be loweing it in the spring (1.3in - 1.3in). I am told that the Bonneville and The Grand Prix have the same "platform" .

NO WAY....they are a TOTALLY different setup, who eve rtold you this info has no clue of what is going on
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