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I have heard that lowering your challenger makes it perform better, but I also heard that it allows you to feel all the bumps. What do you think of lowering springs? Do they really ruin stock struts?
 

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Is your poll asking if we like our lowering springs or if we think they ruined the struts? Lowering my R/T was one of the best mods I ever did....I used the Eibach Pro kit......big difference in handling, no problems with struts, alignment, or balance.
 

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Lowering my Challenger, yes. But there is more to it than just springs.
 

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Lowering my Challenger, yes. But there is more to it than just springs.
Mikey is spot on with this deal... he has done allot of research on this deal....
 

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If you really want to improve handling you want the complete package springs,shocks, sway bars, strut braces, bushings and an alignment with no more than 2 degrees of negative camber and finally really sticky tires.And yes the ride will be much stiffer and probably induce interior rattles.
 

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If you really want to improve handling you want the complete package springs,shocks, sway bars, strut braces, bushings and an alignment with no more than 2 degrees of negative camber and finally really sticky tires.And yes the ride will be much stiffer and probably induce interior rattles.
Sorry your right, I was trying to get ideas on whether it's a good idea to lower, pros and cons, thanks for your support
 

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If you desire ease & ride comfort; don't lower the car.

If you prefer the performance factor; it's a must to lower the Center Of Gravity. Strut Tower Braces & other performance enhancements are a must!
Don't do one thing without the entire setup.

My 2009 R/T ('Cuda Tribute Edition) was Lowered one month after I got it in May 2009. I've had no problems with the setup, and I've driven it cross- country to Cali from Dallas TX (3000 miles round trip) once each year (for the Annual SpringFest of LX's).

Enjoy The RIDE...
 

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I want to lower mine, but mine is a daily driver, including snow. I am leery of doing it.
As a Daily Driver; it'll function well.
UNLESS, there are prominent and profound amounts of road damage, or street construction in our vicinity! Then it's like serious Baby-Sitting Duty! And, on roads & streets you ARE NOT familiar with; driving is a risk. SMH
PLUS; NIGHT-DRIVING is a real guessing game with pot-holes and road debris. CRINGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I've had some of these issues in the North Texas (Dallas / Fort Worth area), we have the crappiest roads & highways and continuous Freeway/Highway/Tollway construction expansions for the last few years (and still in progress). Due to constant construction on the freeways I have experienced a puncture in a GAS TANK ($1300 damage & replacement: Insurance took care of it). It would've sliced the tank either way (stock height or lowered), because our Tanks are made of PLASTIC.

But, Just think; since you are in Maryland you can use your Lowered Challenger as a SNOW PLOW when in need. LOL

I really think your location and daily use may dictate which choice you actually make.

Mine isn't a daily driver; I just can't stay out of it on a NICE DAY! LOL 157,333 miles and still Hard-Charging!!!
 
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