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chicken or egg question

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Old 06-20-2005, 10:28 PM
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i want to lower my b5 and replace the wheels and tires.i dont have unlimited funds so one will take place a month before the other.
should i get the wheels and tires replaced first or lower the b5 first.
i;am thinking 17in wheels
any ideas?
 
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Old 06-21-2005, 12:29 AM
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depends on what size tires too to know if your going to have clearance.. How much you going to lower it?
 
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Old 06-21-2005, 01:34 AM
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1.5 inches?
i'am not sure yet.
it's a daily driver but i,am also looking for better handling
 
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Old 06-21-2005, 01:45 AM
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you could lower first.. i dont think you would have a problem with scraping.. just dont go cheap and cut corners (or springs)
 
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Old 06-22-2005, 03:52 AM
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coilover?
 
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Old 06-22-2005, 08:34 PM
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yeah you will be fine with coilovers
 
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Old 06-23-2005, 03:13 PM
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Suspension first, then wheels.
 
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Old 07-03-2005, 05:08 AM
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always lower first. Save yourself the headache
 
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