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Old August 19th, 2014, 04:00 PM
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haha! hey i am just the message man...... if a client asks / tells me i need to get it 3 inches lower - i am going to try thats for sure. generally NO is not in my vocabulary to client. it just takes 2 things: time and money. =)

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look at all the LED options:
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Old August 19th, 2014, 04:12 PM
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This is like something out of a head movie...
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Old August 19th, 2014, 04:15 PM
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Low-ri-dah! Why all you gotta be like dat?



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#14 coming up! Wait for it, wait for it, (wait is this up or down? I get confused)

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Old August 19th, 2014, 04:37 PM
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Used RRC pre EAS springs and disco 1 size tires should get you close to 3in below stock. How tall is the garage door? Note with smaller tires the speed limiter will kick in early and speedo will run fast. You would need the gear out of the row t-case (ROW d90s have disco I sized tires stock).
You just change the speedo drive gear to fix that.
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Old August 19th, 2014, 05:02 PM
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You just change the speedo drive gear to fix that.
Yes, isn't that in the Tcase?
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Old August 19th, 2014, 05:11 PM
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Old August 19th, 2014, 06:13 PM
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For a short while I lived in a condo with a 6.5' garage door and needed to get my D90 into the garage. I ended up putting some very used RRC springs and 205/80 tires onto it. With a full tank of gas it would squeak under the door. It wasn't really driveable this way, but it was out of the weather while I did some other work on it.
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Old August 19th, 2014, 06:25 PM
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Sorry. Side road to topic. I had a similar problem but didn't need to drop the full 3". I just deflated the tires, drove in and re inflated. Always remembering to repeat the process upon exiting. This was just to get her in the garage for the winter. The real problem isn't the garage door, but rather the header. Most garage doors retract higher than the header and you can get the motor out of the way by purchasing a new door track system for segmented garage doors called a "sidewinder" system. The motor mounts on the wall beside the door as a direct drive to the spring loaded shaft. The garage door can then raise way above the header as you drive in with nothing overhead. This gave me the extra 2" clearance needed.
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Old August 20th, 2014, 09:36 AM
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A wall mount or jack shaft garage door opener is what you are referring to. Liftmaster 8500. Someone installed a pull down attic stairs in my garage and it didn't allow the use of a traditional opener anymore.
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When I lived in the city, I used to deflate the tires fully to get through the door. This is fine clearly if you plan to keep it out for a few days. Shop compressor makes quick work of the air up.
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Old August 20th, 2014, 09:58 AM
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I imagine in NYC the garage is not the owners but a public one where they have restrictions ... including valet parking ... so the air up down solution wouldn't likely work.
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Old August 20th, 2014, 10:14 AM
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Lets quit messing with Keith. Poor guy.

Put 235/70-16 on (205-16 are good for trailers only). There is an inch and a half.

Now drop a set of these in for an additional two inches.
http://www.tunemydefender.com/suspen...springs-detail

Gawd alone knows the spring rate but who cares if the customer gets what he wants.

PS: Since you are lowering it, there is also the obligatory fart can to add.
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Old August 20th, 2014, 10:14 AM
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terrafirma has a 1 inch and 2 inch lowering kit.

http://www.terrafirma4x4.com/product...cat=14&grp=107
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thank you for all the help. lots of options i had no idea existed.
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