Lowering

Discussion in 'Challenger Exterior Modifications Forum' started by Hopslayer, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. Hopslayer

    Hopslayer Full Access Member

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    Can anyone explain the different ways to lower a Challenger, along with the pros and cons, plus cost?
     
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    Pop the hood,Remove the radiator cap
    And drive a ‘63 Chevy under it.


    You CAN install aftermarket springs to stiffen up the suspension,
    (Or just buy an SRT)
    That will lower it 1 1/2-2”, but you will drag on speed bumps.
    I do if I have 2-3 people in my stock SRT.
     
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  3. Wizard of Iz

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    When I had my 2011 Challenger R/T, I lowered it with Mopar Stage 1 lowering springs. I loved the stance!

    The only con was alignment issues. That was solved once I changed the lower control arms and installed rear camber bushings.

    This setup provided a great look and minimal change in ride quality.
     
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    I lowered my RT with SRT springs and shocks from another 2009 SRT. lowered it 1 1/2" all the way around. better stance and also drives al lot better in the curves.
     
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    They look great lowered but I’d be worried about tearing parts off the undercarriage on some roads and speed bumps around here.
     
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    I had no problems at all ..... other than I had to change the angle that I used to get out of my driveway.
     
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    I have the SRT coil kit the stance an ride is well worth.. just be kind in rough terrain with long tubes


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    I have a full eibach sport kit I'll be installing in a few weeks. I'll let you know - pros and cons.
    I lowered my old charger using SRT coil swaps in the front. Was a killer ride - didn't scrape but never carried backseat passengers either. I didn't lower the rear at all - I ran wider wheels out back and the raked look really worked with the old school look I had going.
     
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