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whats wrong with spacers

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by dauange, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. Feb 15, 2011 at 3:17 PM
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    dauange

    dauange [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I know everyone says spacers lifts suck and I won't debate that. My question is why? Seems like physically it should ride like stock. You have the same springs and struts so suspension travel and spring rates are the same. Please let me know where my logic is failing. Thanks.
     
  2. Feb 15, 2011 at 3:19 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    I've gotten so tired of typing out the reasons that spacers are garbage that I now just quote this from the Camburg website. It sums it up well:

     
  3. Feb 15, 2011 at 3:20 PM
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    Thanks for that answer.
     
  4. Feb 15, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    Someone should make that quote a sticky! Check out Camburg website, they have the full scoop.
     
  5. Feb 15, 2011 at 4:16 PM
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    shitroc

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  6. Feb 15, 2011 at 9:35 PM
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    Thanks for the info. I wasn't considering the ball joints and bump stops.
     
  7. Feb 15, 2011 at 9:43 PM
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    “Why are most spacer lifts be bad”?

    This is my favorite part of that quote.
     
  8. Feb 15, 2011 at 9:48 PM
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  9. Feb 18, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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  10. Feb 18, 2011 at 12:31 PM
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    Everytime I see one of these threads or a 3" lift thread, I always get the urge to turn my coilovers down.
     
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