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Old 02-01-2011, 01:36 PM
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I have a 05GT coupe with GT500 wheels/tires and want to lower it about 1" but keep the same rake angle (I like it a little higher in the back). All the springs I have looked at drop the rear more than the front to level out the car.
Does anyone have any suggestions as to which brand will lower my car but keep the factory rake.
Any sugestions/pictures would be greatly appreciated
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Old 02-01-2011, 02:58 PM
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I have a 2011 GT with just the rear Steeda Sport springs installed (still waiting for the Koni Sport struts before doing the front) and the car is perfectly level right now. So I'm pretty sure there will be a slight rake once the front springs are installed. Steeda's spec shows lowering 1" in the front and 1-1/4" in the rear.

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Old 02-01-2011, 11:33 PM
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matty-c,

I too have a 05GT, with GT500 takeoffs....I run Steeda Ultralites on it...it is a nice match but does not lower it too much....if you want pics...send me a PM.
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Old 02-02-2011, 05:45 PM
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Txminime, osutx440, thanks for the info,
After much research and forum reading I have desided to go with the VOGTLAND springs (lower front and back 1.3" so should retain factory rake, VOGTLAND makes the ultralights for Steeda) and Koni STR-T shocks and struts.
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