There are lots of posts about lowering springs, though not much information on the actual drop after install. I feel post-install measurement info would be useful for folks interested in lowering their cars.
Approx. mileage on springs:
Porsche compensation plates, if any.
I'll start with my OE setup:
- OEM Springs (non-PASM)
- Front: 15.0"
- Rear: 15.5"
- Comp plate: 3mm (f) & 6mm (r)
Would folks who have lowered their cars to post the measurement between the highest point of fender and center of wheel/axle? (remember to use some painter tape so you don't scratch the fender ).
Last edited by lithium1330; 11-08-2009 at 07:22 PM.
Reason: added comp plates front & rear
these measurements are on my stock 18's , i suspect it might be different on my 19" classics?
Thanks 06CS! Reason suspension height should be measured from the center of the hub to fender is to remove any wheel & tire variance. When suspension is loaded, the distance from hub to fender does not change.
Some will simply measure the gap between tire and fender, but that assumes tire wear is even between different measurements taken, and also assumes wheel + tire diameter, air pressure are exactly the same between cars. Same issue for anyone doing measurement from the ground to fender.
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