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    cars been in garage today for new pads and told him them i going to drop it on coilovers and he said no dont do it ul be changing bushes on front end every year for mot this true ? and ill be changing tyres every year do you get any problems when they are lowered. is this true or is the guy chattin bubbles cheers dave.
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    He's chatting bull mate. Lowering your car and stiffening up the suspension isn't going to have massively detrimental effects on the bushings unless your driving down really bad roads with pot holes the size of bomb craters. And if they do wear any faster it's going to so that they'll need changing every 50k rather than 75-100k.
     
     

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    anyone had any probs when lowered ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by guesty2010 View Post
    anyone had any probs when lowered ?
    Other than speed bumps you mean naa not really.
     
     

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    yh lol think Fk it get it done :-)
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    yh lol think Fk it get it done :-)
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    Total bollocks. Unless you have to split a bush to undo something just to lower it, you won't need to replace it. Regarding tyres, you justneed to have your tracking done after you've done your suspension and would be fine.
    My car is lowered by 45mm and the only reason why my tyres wear a bit quicker than before is because I choose to have my camber set to 1.45 front and 0.7 rear.
     
     

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    what is this camber stuff all about i never got the meaning of it ?
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