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Old 12-13-2007, 09:32 AM
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I havean '04 GT and I would like to lower it about an inch to two inches. What all is needed to do this and a what kind of cost am I looking at? Thanks!
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Old 12-13-2007, 09:57 AM
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I installed an Eibach Pro Kit. It did what you're looking to do.[/align]You'll need required tools,and a floor jack. It cost me around $225.00 Canadian.[/align]Then a wheel alignment.[/align]
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Old 12-13-2007, 11:21 AM
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Well all that is needed honestly is a lowering spring kit made by Eibach or Toxico, but it also recommended you get new shocks and struts. You dont have to get new shocks and struts but it is a good idea. The cost of the kit can be anywhere from $200 - $250 depending on what one you choose. Shocks and struts should probably run around $125 - $175. So whatever you are wanting to do. I used CC plates on my car to fix the tire alignment, but in the forums guys have been saying they didn't them. Which is fine. But you are looking at that price range.
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Old 12-13-2007, 11:51 AM
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how low do you really want to go? 1" 1.5" 2" ?? What do you use the car for? Daily drive? Weekend? Track? What kind of budget do you have?
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Old 12-13-2007, 12:01 PM
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Hey there,

At a minimum you will need one of the spring kits available. We sell Eibach, H&R, Hotchkis and Roush. They run anywhere from $224 (on sale right now) to $288 depending on the springs. You dont NEED to replace your struts/shocks, but its not a bad idea. Maybe do the springs for now and see how things go.You will also need to get an alignment right away - whoever does the spring install should be able to do that for you.

Another option is to go with a set of Coil-Overs - gets a little pricey, but allows maximum flexibility in terms of ride height. They run about $1400 (Eibach Pro-Steet-S). Takes care of the strut/shock issue at the same time (part of the kit).

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Old 12-13-2007, 12:11 PM
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Old 12-13-2007, 12:15 PM
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Prokit is not a 2 inch drop, you might want to look at a sportline kit.
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Old 12-13-2007, 12:23 PM
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Just as an FYI - the Pro-Kit is 1.5" front and rear, Sportlines are 2.0" front, 1.8" rear

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Old 12-13-2007, 12:31 PM
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Old 12-13-2007, 12:46 PM
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I would not reccomend Eibach..they sag and not a great ride..i would either go with coilovers or get a SportLine kit..pretty good ride or go with H&R...very satisfied with what they produce.
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