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Old 03-15-2013, 10:24 PM
nja89 nja89 is offline
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Has anyone done their own lowering kit? I have an 08 xl 2 wheel drive, I was going to cut a coil or two off the springs and make my own flip kit brackets. Anyone do this with any success and what would the drop be roughly? Thanks in advance.
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Old 03-15-2013, 10:45 PM
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I was going to cut a coil or two off the springs
Don't do that
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Old 03-15-2013, 11:00 PM
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Has anyone done their own lowering kit? I have an 08 xl 2 wheel drive, I was going to cut a coil or two off the springs and make my own flip kit brackets. Anyone do this with any success and what would the drop be roughly? Thanks in advance.
I think my dad chopped the slings on his s10 back in the early 90s and he said it road like ass
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Old 03-16-2013, 06:38 AM
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you already have to go through every part of the suspension to get it to ride decent with quality parts...Dont hack it up youll regret it!
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Old 03-16-2013, 06:32 PM
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Save your money and get a real suspension kit. Did the DIY myself and it rode like crap. I love my DJM 4/5 drop. Worth the $$$.
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Cut coils ride like crap, go with DJM 2" drop coils and 3" rear flip kit
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Old 03-26-2013, 06:46 PM
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Cut coils ride like crap, go with DJM 2" drop coils and 3" rear flip kit
And sound like shit when u lift them up on a lift and hit a bump makes it sound like a hack job
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