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i am looking to lower my 2012 srt8 challenger. i have been searching this site but dont see much info on whether there is a kit out there and if it affects the sport mode. thanks.
 

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i am looking to lower my 2012 srt8 challenger. i have been searching this site but dont see much info on whether there is a kit out there and if it affects the sport mode. thanks.
Mopar Lowering Springs. Part #: P5155426. $257 (you can source them at for a few bucks less).

Works with Sport Mode.
 

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Mopar Lowering Springs. Part #: P5155426. $257 (you can source them at for a few bucks less).

Works with Sport Mode.
Fins... did you install these Mopar lowering springs? If so, how much drop did you get and any ride impact?
 

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Fins... did you install these Mopar lowering springs? If so, how much drop did you get and any ride impact?
Yes, I've been dropped for over a week now. The ride is firm but compliant. No issues with these springs whatsoever. I've posted this photo on another thread but I'll post again. I'm looking for the rears to drop another 1/8 - 3/8.
Currently a 2" gap between tire and center of rear wheel arch and 1" gap at the front.

 

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Yes, I've been dropped for over a week now. The ride is firm but compliant. No issues with these springs whatsoever. I've posted this photo on another thread but I'll post again. I'm looking for the rears to drop another 1/8 - 3/8.
Currently a 2" gap between tire and center of rear wheel arch and 1" gap at the front.

Looks great, do you mind if I reuse your pic, we always have customers asking for after pics with these installed
 

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Looks great, do you mind if I reuse your pic, we always have customers asking for after pics with these installed
No problem
 

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OK everyone please be careful, I just put these springs on my 2012 SRT8 and the before measurement was 29.5" front 30.5" back ground to center of wheel well before and 29.25 and 30.25 after install alignment and 60 mile settle in drive! $500 installed for a .25" drop didn't cut it for me! Dodge was nice enough to replace my stock springs and return my money!!! Thank You Kevin Hoag! I would still love to drop my car an inch or so but now I don't know what to use....any ideas???
 

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Thanks Fins.... and thanks kcssrt. I had some concern after comparing Fins pics with profile pics of my SRT8. Kc's measurement confirmed what I feared. Definitely would like more than .25" drop as well. Not sure on a solution. Eibach's site says they are developing a kit, not sure on timing.
 

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I just installed the Mopar springs on my 2012 srt8 and definitely got better results than 0.25", I'd say 0.75" on mine. It looks and handles much better. In my personal opinion, it's the perfect stance for the SRT. Now, when I receive my Rushforth 22" wheels in a couple of weeks I'll be able to tell for sure, because I'll be able to really see if the wheels are visually filling the body effectively enough.
 

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I just installed the Mopar springs on my 2012 srt8 and definitely got better results than 0.25", I'd say 0.75" on mine. It looks and handles much better. In my personal opinion, it's the perfect stance for the SRT. Now, when I receive my Rushforth 22" wheels in a couple of weeks I'll be able to tell for sure, because I'll be able to really see if the wheels are visually filling the body effectively enough.
The springs were advertised for a 21mm drop front/rear (.83"). I'm almost there -- not fully settled (i have 150lbs of sand in the trunk!)
 

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I just installed the Mopar springs on my 2012 srt8 and definitely got better results than 0.25", I'd say 0.75" on mine. It looks and handles much better. In my personal opinion, it's the perfect stance for the SRT. Now, when I receive my Rushforth 22" wheels in a couple of weeks I'll be able to tell for sure, because I'll be able to really see if the wheels are visually filling the body effectively enough.
Ditto :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
 

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The springs were advertised for a 21mm drop front/rear (.83"). I'm almost there -- not fully settled (i have 150lbs of sand in the trunk!)
Any further settling in the past couple of weeks Fins?

I really want to lower the back only but so much chatter about is messing things up that now I am thinking to just leave it alone...
 

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For you all who want a little bit more, check the H&R springs! I have a 2011 but I installed these springs and I love it! I also went to 22 to fill the wheel space! My car has the true muscle car look of old!


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Any further settling in the past couple of weeks Fins?

I really want to lower the back only but so much chatter about is messing things up that now I am thinking to just leave it alone...
After approx 6 weeks the gap in the front wheel well of my 2012 SRT is now about 1.5" and the rear is approx 1.75". Don't know how much it's dropped. I'm running the forged alloy factory option wheels on F1 supercar tires.


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So cal is correct about the drop! When mine was installed they stated that my drop would be 1.4 in the front and 1.7 in the rear! But I have H&R springs and I'm pleased with the effect I received! Everywhere I go people are staring!!!!


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Any further settling in the past couple of weeks Fins?

I really want to lower the back only but so much chatter about is messing things up that now I am thinking to just leave it alone...
Yep. Another 1/8" up front and 1/4" rear. Loving the stance. Not too aggressive.
 

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so cal is correct about the drop! When mine was installed they stated that my drop would be 1.4 in the front and 1.7 in the rear! But i have h&r springs and i'm pleased with the effect i received! Everywhere i go people are staring!!!!


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sweeeet!!!
 

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Classy. Not ghetto. I like it.


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Classy. Not ghetto. I like it.


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Thanks SoCal I hate when they put those over sized rims on a challenger and make the car look like a damn truck!!! Challengers where meant to be aggressive!


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Yep. Another 1/8" up front and 1/4" rear. Loving the stance. Not too aggressive.

So the final actual drop ended up being about .7 front and .8 inches rear???
 
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