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Old 25th July 2006, 13:22   #1
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I have a modded honda city 1.5 exi..and was looking for lowering springs.. any idea where ill be able to find these? I want the wheel to be in line with the wheel arch.. i cant stand the gap that is there currently.. I have 17" rims on the car so would anyone know if that would be an issue? my tire specs are 205/40/17..
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Old 25th July 2006, 14:00   #2
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Don't do it. Yes, it does look good but you'l have a hell of a time tackling our Indian potholes and speed bumps.

And not to mention the ride quality. 17" wheels and a lowered suspension? Not happening (unless you live next to the Autobahn).

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it is possible,and fellow bhpian oille has done the same to his ohc...u can get the springs at ksmotosport...but as shan2nu said,dont do it....no point
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where is ksmotosporst?
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Old 25th July 2006, 15:10   #5
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Hey Evo,
I never really had a problem with these springs n i mostly drive only on weekends..
yes but at times wen u have 5 siting in ur car then its trouble time !!
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There's an article about KONI shocks FSD in autocar aug issue...!!!!

They tested on RS n found out that there's only marginal improvement in handling but ride improves a lot.....

Pls share your views on this....
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Lower springs is bad for the damping, unless the damper s also changed.
I don't have experience in lowering a honda city but i've lowered the front end of my maruti 800 by more than two inches and the results were awful, the damping was like S**T! Changed it back to normal springs. It did look cool though
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Hey Pal, i have adjustable Coil over Springs in my Honda both front & Rear check out my BHP Garage Hall, I can help you out on this but on serious note Stiffer suspension with 17" rims will be real torture in driving. but with 15" & 50profile tyres it will be gem.

PM me for further details & Pricing
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Hey Pal, i have adjustable Coil over Springs in my Honda both front & Rear check out my BHP Garage Hall, I can help you out on this but on serious note Stiffer suspension with 17" rims will be real torture in driving. but with 15" & 50profile tyres it will be gem.

PM me for further details & Pricing
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Bump.

Seems like suddenly Lowering Springs are in vogue this season

I'm running 205/50/15 on my OHC and am planning to go in for a 30 mm drop using Lowering Springs.

Inputs on the following lines will be most appreciated:
  • Do I (or should I) change anything apart from the springs
  • Pricing
Regards,
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There is a new company by the name Hot Bits thats come to India. Mainly being marketed from Coimbatore. I have sat in a OHC running this suspension and I was quite amazed with the stuff. For more info I think you should PM quicksilver to get the contact details of the distributors. Some impressive stuff they have.
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Hi,

Where is the need to PM anyone. The info is right here for all to benefit from.


Autozone
22, Krishnasamy Mudaliar Road,
R.S. Puram,
Coimbatore
641 002 India.
Tel: +91 0422-2553662
Tel: +91 0422-2457633

They are the distributors for Hot Bits in India.

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Thanks Jiggy, I was not aware of the details. And since quicksilver is the only person I know who might have them I thought it was best to PM him.

The person responsible for this is also present on TBHP itself by the id whatsfear I guess. I just realized this.
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