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That looks really nice!

How much lower is the ride with the drops? Did the 20's fill the wheel wells and the drops made the gap even all around?

Does it actually handle better or is it just lower with the same feel? How is it going over speed bumps and transitions at intersections? We have speed bumps at work. Some are long and some are short, but they all require special navigation. With drop springs, which I'd like to do, I'm concerned about scraping stuff. I already have to be careful with parking bumpers.

What tires did you get? I have the stocker Eagle LS2's and have to pump them up to 38 psi to get any traction in corners. Do yours handle better even without the drop springs? How's the ride quality overall?

Again, really nice look. Mine is black and I can envision those on mine. They'd look just as sweet. Thanks for sharing!
 

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Thanks guy's for the comment's. The ride is what you expect form being modified! What i mean when i say more sportier is it's just a little more of a solid ride! The lowering springs drop the car 1.4" all the way around. My tire's are Falken 452's 235/30-20. I enjoy the way it feels! For the most part customizing one's vehicle has it's pro's and con's i guess. That's why it's called customizing.... And again thanks for the comment's!

 

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You know i was lucky my buddy has a custom shop that does all kinds of stuff to car's
I gave him 50 bucks and a case o beer and he was good to go! Lol

I also went and got an all wheel alignment too!

The ride is a tiny bit firmer! But the mali has a great suspension from the start so i would venture to say it made a small improvement over the stock setup. If anything it just made the car look more sportier to me!
 

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You know i was lucky my buddy has a custom shop that does all kinds of stuff to car's
I gave him 50 bucks and a case o beer and he was good to go! Lol

I also went and got an all wheel alignment too!

The ride is a tiny bit firmer! But the mali has a great suspension from the start so i would venture to say it made a small improvement over the stock setup. If anything it just made the car look more sportier to me!
Yeah, I think I'm gonna do it after the sub and spoiler. My Camaro is lowered and so was my Vette. Improves the look IMO. Most cars don't sit low enough to make me happy.
 

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Your Bu looks great! I'm considering lowering my 08 too but a bit concerned about the Eibach spring and stock shock matchup. I really like my stock LTZ wheels and would prefer too keep them .....for now;

Did you keep the stock shocks?



QUOTE=JramsLTZ;30260]Thanks guy's for the comment's. The ride is what you expect form being modified! What i mean when i say more sportier is it's just a little more of a solid ride! The lowering springs drop the car 1.4" all the way around. My tire's are Falken 452's 235/30-20. I enjoy the way it feels! For the most part customizing one's vehicle has it's pro's and con's i guess. That's why it's called customizing.... And again thanks for the comment's!

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Thanks for the comment!

Yes I still have the stock shocks and the shocks w/ the new springs match up just fine. So you know Eibach say's the springs were designed around the fact that they can be used with the stock shocks!

I feel you about keeping the stock wheels nothing wrong with that! Everybody has their own preference....
 

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Hello Everyone! I know this is a thread about wheels,tires and suspension but i wanted to post a couple of more pic's of my malibu. I jsut recently purchased the Rksport hood and front valance. I had them painted and installed over the weekend!





Tell me what you guy's think!
 

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I'm now officially jealous!!!
 

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Love the hood, not sure about the valence though.

You ever thing about painting the centers of your wheels white? I think that would look killer. My buddy has a white Escalade with white wheels, looks awesome.
 
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