RR's '99 coupe EX-L

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  1. RedRyder

    RedRyder Save the manuals

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    Was I? Looks lower than that haha, but that was so long ago, as you said. Anyway I think since the Sportlines give the same drop front and rear and the 6GA is known for the front being higher from the factory...I want to say I had the fronts on the lower perch and the rears on the upper perch.

    Wheel/tire setup there is 18x8 +45, 225/40/18
     
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    So basically you had a total of 65mm drop in front and 50mm in back. So 15mm difference seems enough to even front and back without falling into a positive rake.
     
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    The infamous "Boat Look" of these 6GAs when using Eibach springs, ProKit (1.5" drop) or Sportlines (2.5" drop). Over on DA I made a post spreading information on what had already been done on another forum several years prior in order to resolve the "Boat Look" on our 6GAs.

    https://www.driveaccord.net/threads/dirty-girls-official-thread.468513/page-16#post-6833818
     
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    Thanks for your input and i'm aware of this mod but modifying the forks is out of question for me. I have springs that are 40/30mm already and want to go a tad more low while retaining progressive springs, that's why i think yellows is the best option with their adjustable forks.

    And don't ask why i go this route, because i live in a shithole called Belgium and you can't install any aftermaket parts on your car if the parts don't have german TUV homologation and most of them don't come with it... Because of this possibilities are extreeeemely narrowed... Even with the yellows i'm normally not allowed to use the lower groove, only upper, if inspection see this i'm getting flagged..But there is more ridiculous things you can't do but better not going into this.
     
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    I wasn't telling you to do this, I was presenting it to you as an option. I was unaware of the vehicle inspection being so stringent where you are located.

    I'm curious though, would it still not pass inspection though? You are only modifying the stock fork. Unless the person doing the inspection knows these cars intimately, are they going to know that the OEM fork was modified to have the car sit slightly lower on the front? I'm just curious is all.
     
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    You can't modifiy any of the original parts. If it's done properly without any trace of modification they might not see it and won't notice the half inch drop. But like you said if the person know intimately the car or is very aware and spot it you get flagged.

    Another example is tyres and wheels, you can't install a setup that will have too much percentage difference in diameter than factory specs. Here again tyres size choices are very limited.
     

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