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I know this has come up. I've done a lot of reading but it is hard to get a definitive answer.

Which springs are available for the GT?
I have heard the mopar stage 1s might fit. There are also H&R model number 50881-6 which fit the charger awd.

The other issue is the lack of info on how much of a drop you get.

So if anyone has lowered the GT please share what the part number is and how much the springs actually lowered.

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Might try again to see if OP will tell everyone what part #s he used


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Just ordered the Eibach 4.9528.

Probably wont put them on till the snow tires come off.

Will post some pics when I get them on.
 

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I called round a few shops in my area. Got quoted from around $400 to over $800! (Canadian) for labour and alignment. One place said it would take about 90mins per spring! :oops:

I read people on here had done it in their own garage without specialist tools in 3 hours. I would quite like to do it myself when the weather warms up.
 

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I believe I paid around $700 (California dollars) for the springs, labor, and alignment...3 1/2 years ago or so

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Update: Finally started the install for the Eibach Sportline springs. I only decided to do it myself due to the lockdown and no drive to work for the foreseeable future.
I have been doing 1 per night after the kids go to bed. Just finished the two rear springs. The passenger side rear took me over 2 hours as I could not get the inner most bolt backed out easily (even after removing the exhaust hanger bolts to make room). I was also being overly cautious so as not to break anything. The driver side rear tonight took half as long due to the lessons learned (and that was even with my 7 year old son "helping").

I had heard that it was a real pain to align the bolts on the rear control arm but I managed it on my own without too much trouble. The key was using the jack to support the lower control arm and raise it into place and a pry bar to help align the holes.

I did have to turn the car around so went for a slow lap around the block. There was a nasty knocking sound from one side, I assume I have to tighten up or check the alignment of the bolts. Hopefully no big deal. Will post before and after pics when done.
 

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Everything was going smoothly until it came to get the top nut of the strut off. The whole thread spins with the nut. I need a way to hold the thread while loosening the nut! I know there are special tools. Passthrough sockets/offset wrenches. Anyone know any tricks? Stuck in quarantine and can only order online! Doh
 

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Before and after

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Details:
Eibach 4.9528
Rims tires on before were 235/55r19
After are 255/45r20
Basically the same size.
 

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How many inches did the Eibachs lower your GT? I have a 2018 that I want to lower but didn't want any suspension, etc. issues that I've read on the forum. Are you happy with the result?
Best regards, hemoore
 

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Just did the Eibach 4.9528
had some wheels shipped, didn't like them. Here are some pics with stock wheels
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Update: Finally started the install for the Eibach Sportline springs. I only decided to do it myself due to the lockdown and no drive to work for the foreseeable future.
I have been doing 1 per night after the kids go to bed. Just finished the two rear springs. The passenger side rear took me over 2 hours as I could not get the inner most bolt backed out easily (even after removing the exhaust hanger bolts to make room). I was also being overly cautious so as not to break anything. The driver side rear tonight took half as long due to the lessons learned (and that was even with my 7 year old son "helping").

I had heard that it was a real pain to align the bolts on the rear control arm but I managed it on my own without too much trouble. The key was using the jack to support the lower control arm and raise it into place and a pry bar to help align the holes.

I did have to turn the car around so went for a slow lap around the block. There was a nasty knocking sound from one side, I assume I have to tighten up or check the alignment of the bolts. Hopefully no big deal. Will post before and after pics when done.
I called around to have it done, got quotes for $600 and $700. Said fuk that. found a shop down the street that did it for $400, Said hell yeah..
 

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Welcome to Challengertalk ;)

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How many inches did the Eibachs lower your GT? I have a 2018 that I want to lower but didn't want any suspension, etc. issues that I've read on the forum. Are you happy with the result?
Best regards, hemoore
2 inches. A bit less on rear. Definitely a harsher ride. Wouldn't be for everyone. But handles superbly now.
 

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Before and after

View attachment 991457 View attachment 991458

Details:
Eibach 4.9528
Rims tires on before were 235/55r19
After are 255/45r20
Basically the same size.
You're not tricking us again with a photochop are you?

Just Kidding! That turned out Fantastic! It's pretty amazing that lowering your GT could make that much of a difference (putting your 3 season wheels back on helped quite a bit too). I also like that you got your son involved when you were changing them. Did he like helping you do it?

Just did the Eibach 4.9528
had some wheels shipped, didn't like them. Here are some pics with stock wheels View attachment 993972 View attachment 993974 View attachment 993976
The stance on yours looks Good too Yams!

Nice job Guys!
 
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