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ffastr6
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:05 pm    Post subject: Lowered Spring Plates Reply with quote

Just purchased a pair of JerFab 3" lowered spring plates and was wondering if I would have to eliminate my snubbers to install them?
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eliminating your snubbers completely is the very last thing you want to do. You should always have some type of rubber stop for the suspension to bottom out on. Metal bottoming on metal, especially in a turn, will give your car a very good chance of spinning out. If those spring plates were designed to be used without snubbers then they were designed wrong.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes, to lower it three inches you will be on the bump stops, so you can either have no travel or take them off
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2012 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think pre 60 cars had no rubber snubber. Your shock will bottom out first, theoretically.
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