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Something I was l looking into..
I saw a video of a GT with air on YT, but from what I've read on here, Something with the suspension on the GT is different from the other models (don't quote me on that)
Is it possible? Is it safe? I wasn't able to find any kits that fit the exact model/year and I'm not entirely up to speed with my research on the topic (Nor have the funds to purchase anything yet, don't worry)

Any help or direction? Very appreciated
 

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2021 Forte GT w/GT2, Currant Red, SXTH Element Intercooler Kit, Evilla Exhaust, Takeda S2 Intake
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Non-GT versions have a solid axle rear end.

GT versions have an independent rear suspension.

That is also why non-GT versions can't install the dual outlet exhaust from the GT on their cars.

I don't know anything about installing air suspensions - never done it.

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Non-GT versions have a solid axle rear end.

GT versions have an independent rear suspension.

That is also why non-GT versions can't install the dual outlet exhaust from the GT on their cars.

I don't know anything about installing air suspensions - never done it.

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So I'm assuming this would not be possible on a non-GT model? :(
I really wanted to get air to still be able to get over speedbumps and driveways when needed, If I can't do anything, that basically ruins my plans for my car 😥

Edit: Is lowering in general still possible? (Coilovers, etc)
 

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I think you can do this to your LXS...you just need to insure what you buy is for the LXS and NOT the GT models. Often times manufacturers don't list the Forte when you look for parts. Just remember to look for parts that fit a 2019 Hyundai Elantra with 2.0 engine!
 
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Non-GT versions have a solid axle rear end.

GT versions have an independent rear suspension.

That is also why non-GT versions can't install the dual outlet exhaust from the GT on their cars.

I don't know anything about installing air suspensions - never done it.

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I think you can do this to your LXS...you just need to insure what you buy is for the LXS and NOT the GT models. Often times manufacturers don't list the Forte when you look for parts. Just remember to look for parts that fit a 2019 Hyundai Elantra with 2.0 engine!
Okay, I'll look more into it..
So anything that will fit the non-turbo Veloster models SHOULD (In theory) Fit a '19 LXS?
Thank you for the help
 

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No, not the Veloster. Elantra base (not the sport) from 17-19.
You can still lower it. They make lowering springs and coilovers for the 2.0.
 
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Anything that fits either the third gen (BD chassis) Kia Forte with the 2.0 or the 17-19 Hyundai Elantra base with the 2.0 (AD chassis) will fit. They are basically the same car suspension wise
 
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