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Old 02-02-2012, 05:31 PM   #1
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SSC/CM lowering springs

I know there are a billion threads on this but none of them answer ny question. I have an 08 TC and was wanting to lower it. On the CM website they have two different sets of springs, one for the base and one for the SS. The base ones say it will drop it 2inches in the front and 1.5inches in the back and the SS will drop 1inch in the front and 1.5inches in the back. My question is would the base model springs fit on a TC because to me a 1inch drop is not a lot for the front. How does the rear look with the 1.5 drop because on stock springs I can't bear to look at them LOL. Any help/pictures would be greatly appreciated. Hoe do they look and ride?

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because the ss has different shocks/struts and already sit lower then the LS so it doesnt drop the SS that much. all cobalt suspension fits all cobalts
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It should be the same spring, there is no difference in fitment between the base and SS.

They ride pretty much the same as stock.

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because the ss has different springs and already sit lower then the LS so it doesnt drop the SS that much. all cobalt suspension fits all cobalts
fixed. The Struts don't affect ride height
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^ the SS struts are more firm? i thought it would effect it a little
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^ the SS struts are more firm? i thought it would effect it a little
yes, but struts affect rebound, springs affect compression.
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Thanks guys for the help. Hey tommy do you possibly have a picture of the back on the ssc springs?
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There isn't much of that car that I don't have pics of

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and these are the SSC springs that can be had from ZZP
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Ive ran mine for 5+ years on 2 different cobalts. Absolutly love them. Best spring for the price. I now have some B&Gs as i want more low without going coil overs. I will be selling these SSCs cheap.

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Clean clean car! Has anyone else noticed that the right rear is higher then the left and the right front is lower then the left front? Or is it just me.

^ I'm talking about a stock cobalts suspension.

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Ive ran mine for 5+ years on 2 different cobalts. Absolutly love them. Best spring for the price. I now have some B&Gs as i want more low without going coil overs. I will be selling these SSCs cheap.

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How much do you want for them?
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just put the ss springs on few weeks ago, i love em, looks dope, rides decent, handles killer. in my sig there is a link for car domain, very first and second pics are the most recent (jan 2012) with the ssc springs. 3rd pic from top is on stock springs sstc, u can see the difference for sure.
hope that helps brother
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here's mine with cm springs. i love the way it rides and handles. great for the money
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here's mine with cm springs. i love the way it rides and handles. great for the money
That looks great. That's exactly what I want. It seems to me it looks like some people get more drop on theirs than others do on the same springs or it may be due to the picture angle. Do you have the part number by chance?
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2130.42100

That's the only part number they have on their website... I'm sorry for all the novice questions and what not but I'm new to the suspension components area.
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SSC - SSC Lowering Springs #65-1121 or 21-3021
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What ones do you have tommy?
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The ones I posted a link to. Buy the cobalt ones since you have the cobalt. Not the ion ones, not the hhr ones.
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Ok. Thanks all for the help. I really appreciate it.
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Ive ran mine for 5+ years on 2 different cobalts. Absolutly love them. Best spring for the price. I now have some B&Gs as i want more low without going coil overs. I will be selling these SSCs cheap.

My 2009 SS
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My old 2005 LS Sedan (yes its fast its turbocharged )
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I too want to go a little lower, how do you like the B&Gs, I was considering H&Rs and Rissa seems to like them.

So I just need to make a decision and go.
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Im in the same boat. Want to go a little lower but the stories of the h&rs killing the cv is making me think again.
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Sp when you guys bought your springs from CM, did you get the SS or regular cobalt springs
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they're the same springs. They only make 1 set of springs for Cobalts.
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