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Old 11-04-2009, 10:33 PM
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Re: srt8 springs vs. eibach springs on 05 gc limited

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Old 11-05-2009, 09:14 AM
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Re: srt8 springs vs. eibach springs on 05 gc limited

I have the srt Eibachs with stock shocks and I love the drop. I did blow out my front passenger strut already but was because the were doing construction on a highway bridge and left it like a speed bump with no warning signs so i didnt slow down over it. Since i swapped the blown strut out I have had zero issues. The ride is tight and over bumps it travels up once then sticks, no more up and down like with stock. I do "bottom out" in the rear but thats because i didnt cut anything off the bump stops, so basically im slamming down on the bump stops all the time but I actually like the feel of it and I know i wont blow a rear shock because there is hardly any travel. I'd get the srt lowering springs because it looks great.





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Old 11-05-2009, 09:20 AM
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Re: srt8 springs vs. eibach springs on 05 gc limited

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Does anyone with lowering spring tow?

I want to lower the GC justa bit maybe using SRT eibachs and Bilstiens, BUT i don't want to give up my towing ability... maybe airbags in the rear springs???

I would think airbags are a must if you plan on towing with any lowered vehicle. I helped someone pick up bags of cement from homedepot and loaded it in my cargo area and the springs looked like they were fully compressed down and the car was resting on the rear bumstops. That was with about 10 bags at 80lbs per bag, so 800lbs.
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Re: srt8 springs vs. eibach springs on 05 gc limited

SHIT!!!! so if you lower your truck you can't tow?!?!?!?! that fawking sucks!!! i have to tow a 3500-4000 lb boat in the summer
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Re: srt8 springs vs. eibach springs on 05 gc limited

he is slammed on the SRT eibachs with no trimming or a shorter bumpstop. You have to trim/alter or buy new bumpstops for the SRT Eibachs and Bwoodys. I would think the 3/4-1" the SRT springs would lower you Irf will be a ok. The SRT guys tow things larger than 3-4000 pounds......

I would suggest some Bilstein shocks/struts though. You can get all 4 for $240+ on sale. I recommend those if you are totally stock and towing boats etc.
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Re: srt8 springs vs. eibach springs on 05 gc limited

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I would suggest some Bilstein shocks/struts though. You can get all 4 for $240+ on sale. I recommend those if you are totally stock and towing boats etc.
Scott where for $240 ??? cheapest I found was for $290.00 and that was ebay
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Re: srt8 springs vs. eibach springs on 05 gc limited

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I would suggest some Bilstein shocks/struts though. You can get all 4 for $240+ on sale. I recommend those if you are totally stock and towing boats etc.
thanks bro! this is gonna be spring time mods, i just wanted to know which way to go!
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Scott where for $240 ??? cheapest I found was for $290.00 and that was ebay
shox.com and shockswarehouse.com where running them for that not too long ago

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Re: srt8 springs vs. eibach springs on 05 gc limited

Like I said, I lowered mine about 2" and have the stock shocks still in. Im not cutting the bumpstops because im worried if I do I will blow out a shock hitting a bump too hard and the stress on the shock. Right now travel is limited from the full bumpstop. Air bags would be great for when your towing heavey things then can set them lower when regular driving.
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Re: srt8 springs vs. eibach springs on 05 gc limited

scott in your attacment you said that srt8 eibachs has a fix for the bottoming out problem do you know what it is? and how do you know that it is in there if you buy it?
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the SRT Eibachs now come with a fix....make sure you get it if you buy them.
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Re: srt8 springs vs. eibach springs on 05 gc limited

do you know what they did to fix them?
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