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Old 27 Feb 2004, 09:20 am
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Has anybody tried those gold line lowering springs
from moss? I'm thinkling of just lowering the back
of my cruiser.[:I]It said that when lowering a cruiser
negative chamber may become an issue.What does that mean?[:I]
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Old 27 Feb 2004, 10:30 am
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Has anybody tried those gold line lowering springs
from moss? I'm thinkling of just lowering the back
of my cruiser.[:I]It said that when lowering a cruiser
negative chamber may become an issue.What does that mean?[:I]
The camber angle identifies how far the tire slants away from vertical when viewed directly from the front or back of the vehicle. Camber is expressed in degrees, and is said to be negative when the top of the tire tilts inward toward the center of the vehicle and positive when the top leans away from the center of the vehicle.

Check these links also:

http://www.artsautomotive.com/thealignmentstory.htm

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tirete...eral/align.htm
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IRPT is right on - what it means is that the tires will wear unevenly - one edge will wear more than the other.

I lowered the rear on mine only, too, because the front already scrapes sometimes! It reduced the rear wheel well gap, made the car level rather than "butt in the air", improved handling and did not hurt the ride. I went 1.5 or 2" (I forget) and did NOT trim the bump stops, have no regrets. MUCH easier to do than the fronts.
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I've got GoldLines on my car, 1.5" front drop and 2" rear drop, and I really like them. In a straight line the ride quality is almost identical to stock, but corning is dramatically improved.
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IRPT is right on - what it means is that the tires will wear unevenly - one edge will wear more than the other.

I lowered the rear on mine only, too, because the front already scrapes sometimes! It reduced the rear wheel well gap, made the car level rather than "butt in the air", improved handling and did not hurt the ride. I went 1.5 or 2" (I forget) and did NOT trim the bump stops, have no regrets. MUCH easier to do than the fronts.
Don ,why didn't you trim the bump stops?[:I]
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Old 27 Feb 2004, 10:46 pm
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can you buy just the rear lowing springs?
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Yes you can get the gold line in rears only at
www.cruiserbits.com for about 100.00 and at http://store.yahoo.com/wyckoff-chrys...eiblowkit.html
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ordered mine today, so i'm jumping on the bandwagon.

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Don ,why didn't you trim the bump stops?[:I]
Answered you in other post. As to suspension travel - the rubber compresses - you still have travel, only there's much more resistance to compression when you hit the rubber. A good thing, in my opinion. I'd say if you go beyond 2" drop, better trim some of the stops, or you'll be hitting stops a lot.
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I lowered my gt with the slammers(2.75"F, 3.25"R) on the gt its a little less but the difference is like night and day. looks great and handles even better. i have pics of my gt before and after the drop but i dont know how to post them. also have one next to a normal height T.E.

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