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I love the oldschool stance with the rear higher than the front, so I'm wondering if anyone out there has put the Stage 1 lowering springs on the front and back?
If so:
1-Did it lower the back at all?
2-How does it look/feel?
3-Can it/SHOULD it even be done without adding the rear shocks?
4-Will it void my warranty on my '14?

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If you have the Nivomat self-leveling shocks in the rear then you need to replace the shocks if you install lowering springs, if you don't then the shocks will jack the rear end back up, the rear will be really bouncy and the springs won't have the proper load on them.

If you have STP with Bilsteins in the rear then doing just the springs is fine.

No, your warranty won't be "void" if you do this. They can't void your warranty due to mods, but they can deny warranty repairs if the failure was caused due to lowering it.
 

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That's what i needed to know, thanks!
 

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I have a 14 stick and it has no nivomats.
 

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2013 R/T Classic on stage ones, rides great and I think it looks great. It's a six speed and did not have to change shocks, the car came with bilstiens
 
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My shocks match up with the pictures of the novim
If I do the springs
Will it be harder to do the chicks later?

Swapping springs is the difficult part. Swapping conventional shocks in the rear is a piece of cake. After supporting the rear on jackstands, remove the wheel, unbolt the shocks, and pull down on the top portion of the shock to compress it some. That will allow you to get it out.


Now if you gave Nivomats, there's no way to compress the shock by hand, so I'm not sure if you'll have enough room to get the Nivomat out without unbolting the lower control arm, which you'll need to do anyway if changing springs.
 

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Also, not all 2011 and earlier R/Ts 6 speeds have Nivomats. Mine didn't and it looks great lowered on Eibachs.
 

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I put on KW Adjustable Lowering Springs, here they are set at approximately the half way position.
 
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