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Old 09-04-2012, 04:11 PM   #1
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Default Xida spring length for track and street NB2

If I buy the Xidas CS with 700/400 springs for an NB2, how low MUST you lower it so the shocks/springs work their best? I'm asking because I will still be using it on the street as well as HPDEs. It seems like most guys are at around 12". Is that too low to be streetable? Here in the midwest with our bad roads they frequently cut down the asphalt and leave manholes sticking up until they resurface. I'd sure hate to hit the bottom of the car on one of those bad boys! If I want to be higher do I need to get a longer spring? I've searched and found many threads but really don't feel I have gotten an answer to my question.

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call emilio @ 949 and ask him.
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I'm at 11.75/12 and I never bottom out, and we've got tons of super high man hole covers from road work and stupid approaches into parking lots.
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If you plan on DD, I would shoot for 12.5/12.75. At 12.25/12.5 I was scraping my front LCA brace pretty bad over average size speed bumps. That was creeping over them too.
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~12" is streetable. Get it down; NB's like to be low. The only issue I've had was I smacked my BEGi air scooper into a raised manhole the first time I drove into Atlanta. That had to have been 4 years ago. I removed it that day and haven't had any issues since.

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If you plan on DD, I would shoot for 12.5/12.75. At 12.25/12.5 I was scraping my front LCA brace pretty bad over average size speed bumps. That was creeping over them too.
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I'm at 11.75/12 and I never bottom out, and we've got tons of super high man hole covers from road work and stupid approaches into parking lots.
We measure at the pinch welds on this forum.
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At 12.5 I was scraping the rear lower subframe brace on back roads and gravel driveways.
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The question was asked in hub to fender...
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