What exact size is that again? Rim amd tire.
Because this looks sooooooooo good man
2010 Forte Koup SX 6speed m/t Corsa Blue
3k fogs with yellow film
custom exhaust, getting tk soon
lowered on eibach with 2 springs cut in rear and one cut in front so im pretty low for cheap$$ with good results.
yakima roof racks with ski/snowboard holders (winter only)
soon to be
xxr 530 or 522
^^ I'll give you the benefit of the doubt cause there's a lot of posts in this thread but the info you seek is in here if you did a little reading.
17x9 wheel, +22 offset and a 215/40R17 tire. The "tilt" you refer to is achieved using two SPC shims stacked on each wheel to get -3 degrees of camber. I believe I'm correct, if not someone please correct me.
Some of you might appreciate this. When I first bought my car I went and took some pictures of it for the purpose of photoshopping it to better visualize the end goal. Here is what I came up with back then.
I still have a ways to go on the front end (headlights, grill, etc.) but it's coming together. It kind of sucks looking back at this picture now because, as you can plainly see, I was planning on going lower than I currently am. It's too bad the driveway is the only thing preventing me from going lower...
I was just thinking about that this morning. Since I need to readdress my front end this weekend anyway, I'm going to see if I can tuck the fronts even more and just throw one of those small wooden boards on the curb when I pull in. You already have to get out, open the side door, then the garage door and get back in anyway. One more step can't hurt.
First, need to figure out why this damn spring in the front is popping under tension when turning.
That one being $100 makes all the $200-300 ones seem kinda dumb. It's definitely the cleanest looking one. If only it had thicker mesh. I bought some decently thick honeycomb mesh, fiber glass and bondo materials before that $100 grill came out otherwise I probably would have picked it up.
I'm going to see if I can tuck the fronts even more and just throw one of those small wooden boards on the curb when I pull in.
I'm thinking about getting rowdy with the fender roller this weekend and trying to get away with going lower. I too have considered just throwing a board down to pull in the garage. It's already quite the task, adding one more step to pulling in the garage isn't a big deal.
Scraping frame on the driveway curb is one thing. But you're not really low until you're scraping frame on the street.
I'm considering the phone book method for the rear fenders as well. They're already flared out enough at the lip, I just can't get the higher part to separate enough from the body and not suck back in afterwards. Maybe insert phone books between the fender and tire and lower it down and let it sit overnight with some pressure on it.
Since I added preload it raised my front and looks atrocious. Got rid of the knocking, but still have spring tension popping sound. I really want to get everything solid before Winter so I can slap it back on come Spring and not have to dick with anything.
^ Best way to eliminate any differences from side-to-side in the front is to pull both off and get them on the work bench. From there you can give a thorough inspection and we can use my micrometer to make sure the height/preload are identical on each unit.
It's supposed to rain all weekend anyway, might as well spend it in the lab.
Got some recognition on another site, Farm of Minds. This time not for my Koup but for one of my photoshops. I posted it on my blog and then it just blew up. I've been finding my picture all over the place now.
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