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Nivomats Alternative and advice needed!

(Dodge Challenger R/T 2010 5.7 Manual)

Hello Everyone!

I’m looking for a alternative suspension to lower the car but I have nivomats I don’t want to SLAM the car to the deck but just lower more than standard

Over in the United Kingdom is super hard to find any lowering kits but I’ve found this for a pretty ok price,
Bilstein 46228857

was wondering if some fellow American challenger owners would be able to help with some advice as I’ve heard some say it will be ok and fit straight on but others saying I need camber alignment extras

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that kit will fit - and yes, you'd have to replace the rear shocks on your M6 2010 R/T

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that kit will fit - and yes, you'd have to replace the rear shocks on your M6 2010 R/T


Yeah that’s fine I want to replace the shocks, wasn’t sure as it says without self levelling suspension. So was that to say it won’t fit cars with nivomats?

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Yeah that’s fine I want to replace the shocks, wasn’t sure as it says without self levelling suspension. So was that to say it won’t fit cars with nivomats?

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Since you're replacing the springs and shocks - it will fit.

I did the same thing on my M6 2009 R/T.

You won't have the self leveling function, but you're going to have firmer springs and shocks over what the OEM units were.
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Since you're replacing the springs and shocks - it will fit.



I did the same thing on my M6 2009 R/T.



You won't have the self leveling function, but you're going to have firmer springs and shocks over what the OEM units were.


That’s awesome thanks
Ordering to the United Kingdom so wanna make sure I get it right!

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That’s awesome thanks
Ordering to the United Kingdom so wanna make sure I get it right!

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Hal, got pics of yours?


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This is my (former) '09 with Eibach Sportline System (shocks & springs) that yielded a 2" drop front and rear
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This is my (former) '09 with Eibach Sportline System (shocks & springs) that yielded a 2" drop front and rear


Wow! That looks awesome! I wanted that kit but I can’t find anywhere to deliver to the UK


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Wow! That looks awesome! I wanted that kit but I can’t find anywhere to deliver to the UK


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that 45mm drop will go a long way to getting away from that "off road" suspension height you have stock.
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that 45mm drop will go a long way to getting away from that "off road" suspension height you have stock.


Yeah we have lots of roundabouts over here and I cruise over them all haha


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whereabout in the UK are you living?
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