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Old 04-13-2006, 04:35 AM   #1
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Ok, I really really want to do this ,but with no aftermarket springs available what should I do? Would cutting the coils really screw it up that bad? Almost every car I've ever owned has been lowered cuz I love the looks, the rides not that important. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Ok, I really really want to do this ,but with no aftermarket springs available what should I do? Would cutting the coils really screw it up that bad? Almost every car I've ever owned has been lowered cuz I love the looks, the rides not that important. Any help is greatly appreciated.

If you cut the springs you will have boat loads of issues with the rest of the suspension parts......they will wear quickly including the diff (I think)

not that easy on FWD cars to lower them without lots of side effects.

I suppose a minor drop of an 1.5" or so would not do much harm but anymore could cause a lot of issues down the road
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Ok, I really really want to do this ,but with no aftermarket springs available what should I do? Would cutting the coils really screw it up that bad? Almost every car I've ever owned has been lowered cuz I love the looks, the rides not that important. Any help is greatly appreciated.

If you cut the springs you will have boat loads of issues with the rest of the suspension parts......they will wear quickly including the diff (I think)

not that easy on FWD cars to lower them without lots of side effects.

I suppose a minor drop of an 1.5" or so would not do much harm but anymore could cause a lot of issues down the road
you cannot safely cut the springs in outr cars, they are a progressive rate spiring. it wont work.

if you go to www.rsmracing.com they have a kit that is for an 01+ aurora and that is upposed to be compatible, but it has yet to be prooven
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www.domesticperformance.com used to sell 1" lower springs for the front and rear on the 00+ bonny'*. This was like 6 months ago when I found them. There website is down right now you may want to go to the website and find a contact # and give them a call.

EDIT: don't use them--see post and links below that was posted by Willwren
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NO NO NO!

Not Domestic Performance!

http://www.williamwren.com/bon

They are MAJOR hosebags and will rip you off like many members here on this Forum. DP was booted from here and vendor status revoked. It'* well document here.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic+performance
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I was going to say something along the lines of "I have never delt with them so shop at your own risk" but didn't want to offend anybody. Sorry for the B.*. link and info....
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No fault of yours.

Just a good time for a reminder.
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Have you tried www.coilsprings.com . There are a couple of members here who have gotten springs from them.
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Yeah, I emailed them but they have never gotten back to me in days
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Hate to be a downer, but RSM is not too great either, in my experiences with them. Took months to get me a refund on parts I ordered that never came. Slow service, no communication....I'll stop there.

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