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Hello ….. If anyone knows please.
I would like to get lowering spring for my Challenger SE. I would like to lower it 2’’ or 1.7’’ in front and 1.7’’ 0r 1.5 rear. I am new in this field of modifying cars. Please if anyone can help…. What should I do with it? I am really confused. Should I buy the spring only and use it with the stock shocks, or is there anything that I should get beside the spring. What is the good brand springs. Keep in mind friends, the cost is BIG issue :). I am looking for something good quality and light on wallet.
You can help me please with your suggestion, experiences, and good website to buy from!
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I have lowered many cars both with only replacing springs and replacing springs and shocks/struts...I recommend the latter of the two...I actually just dropped my challenger yesterday with Eibach sport lines and the pro damper struts and shocks...I am riding on 20's and its perfect in my opinion...I do not think you can go wrong with Eibach...been around forever and are reasonably priced for a super well known and high proven brand. But there are other companies out there that will do just fine. I believe Megan racing makes a set of springs, so does progressive...

I recommend doing struts and shocks as well for two reasons...the car will ride better, because the struts and shocks are meant for the decrease in ride height and at some point you will need to replace the stock ones...plus the eibachs will last longer then the stock ones...your already down there you might as well kill two birds with one stone instead of doing the springs and then redoing the struts and shocks at a later date...
 

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I have lowered many cars both with only replacing springs and replacing springs and shocks/struts...I recommend the latter of the two...I actually just dropped my challenger yesterday with Eibach sport lines and the pro damper struts and shocks...I am riding on 20's and its perfect in my opinion...I do not think you can go wrong with Eibach...been around forever and are reasonably priced for a super well known and high proven brand. But there are other companies out there that will do just fine. I believe Megan racing makes a set of springs, so does progressive...

I recommend doing struts and shocks as well for two reasons...the car will ride better, because the struts and shocks are meant for the decrease in ride height and at some point you will need to replace the stock ones...plus the eibachs will last longer then the stock ones...your already down there you might as well kill two birds with one stone instead of doing the springs and then redoing the struts and shocks at a later date...

Thanks for helpful advice…. I would like to see your car Pic with sportline. It seems to be hot!.. and do you suggest that going with a full sit or kit of the sportline springs, shocks/struts? And do you know the place of good prices to buy from…
 

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id say go with something reputable like eibach. dropzone in the past have used the same springrates for several diffrent cars. theres a reason why they are so cheap. stick with someone who designs the springs for your specific car.
 

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I bought my dropzones for pretty cheap off eBay brand new. No problems so far.
 

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Is this something you can install yourself, or do you have to take them to a shop and have it done?
 

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Unless you have automotive experience, I'd take it to a shop. Even then, might be worth it to have the left and all the proper tools.

Even if you can do the basic removal and installation yourself, you need a special tool to remove the front springs from the struts - that's not something you want to do in your garage.
 

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Unless you have automotive experience, I'd take it to a shop. Even then, might be worth it to have the left and all the proper tools.

Even if you can do the basic removal and installation yourself, you need a special tool to remove the front springs from the struts - that's not something you want to do in your garage.
Thanks for the info just curious


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you can usually rent or borrow for free a spring compressor at most auto parts stores. most installs really arnt that hard at all to do as long as you have a working knowledge of the process itself. ive changed out springs by myself in 4 hours on more then one occasion.
 

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I rented the compression tool from autozone for free. Bought the pivot tool for $15 and returned it as well. My and my grandfather did it in about ~3 hours on a Sunday morning. Actually he did most of the work, I did subtle stuff lol.
 

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I have the Pro Lines, Sportlines are much stiffer.
 

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I have the Pro Lines, Sportlines are much stiffer.
How much were your pro lines cost and install? I think this is the route I will be going


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anyone have pics of your lowered challengers? and is it ok to stick with the stock struts and just replace the coils themselves?
 
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