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Unread 03-18-2008, 08:44 PM   #1
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To lower or not to lower my compass ???

Since I will probably never take it off road and it is more of my every day driver .... I wonder if it would look ok to install eibach or H&R springs and lower it a little to give it a different look??

Any thoughts?

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Unread 03-18-2008, 08:47 PM   #2
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uhhh this coming from a tj throw on a 1in body lift or a bb that will give it a different lift, but thats just me
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Unread 03-18-2008, 08:52 PM   #3
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Not opposed to a lift either

Just trying to get some ideas. I commute 57 miles each way to work (freeway) just thinking lowering it might make it easier to make them quick lane changes if the need arises

Now you got me thinking of going the other way.
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Unread 03-18-2008, 09:29 PM   #4
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lol I used to be in a car...and had it lowered and what not...so i've had THOUGHTS in lowering it...but I don't know if I will go through with it or not...
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Unread 03-18-2008, 10:27 PM   #5
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The roads are too freaking bad around here to think about lowering anything and change the ride comfort that I like so much.

Then there was the downed tree the other night after a wind storm that was only about 4" in diameter for the last 8' - so, in true Jeep fashion (and being lazy at 2 am), I drove over the tree without any problems.
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Unread 03-19-2008, 07:41 AM   #6
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The eibach springs are on order. I should have them this week. I will post some before and after pics when installed.
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Unread 03-19-2008, 07:47 AM   #7
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uhhh this coming from a tj throw on a 1in body lift
Its got no frame.
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Unread 03-19-2008, 12:36 PM   #8
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Slam it.

I've driven a lowered Ford ZX2 for years now (sits on Ground Controls w/ Tokico struts). The only downside was the potholes and bumps, and of course, winter (I parked it.) The handling alone is worth it. With this new Jeep, it'll take me time to get used to driving something higher up, but I'll appreciate it during next winter.
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Unread 03-19-2008, 03:18 PM   #9
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I drove my lowered vehicle in the winter...was fun...lol...but a pain when we had lots of snow...and like people have mentioned, potholes, etc etc...I had lots of fun trying to fit in parking lots and what not, but handling was AMAZING on it!!! But IF I were to lower the jeep it definately would be a height that its EASILY driveable in winter, and to get around and in places
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Unread 03-19-2008, 08:49 PM   #10
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oh my bad so its a unibody?? well you could still throw on a bb boost for a hundred or so i dont know how much it costs to lower
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Unread 03-19-2008, 09:08 PM   #11
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uhhh this coming from a tj throw on a 1in body lift or a bb that will give it a different lift, but thats just me
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Its got no frame.
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oh my bad so its a unibody?? well you could still throw on a bb boost for a hundred or so i dont know how much it costs to lower
The lift thread is over here: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/mk-lift-kit-available-479207/ and the kit is about $300.

This topic of this thread is about LOWERING. Please stick to the topic.
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