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Old 05-23-2019, 11:37 AM
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That looks perfect, how much did you cut?
I am adding about .8" sidewall with my wheel setup. So I think it should look perfect.

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Old 05-23-2019, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by hazer396 View Post
That looks perfect, how much did you cut?
I am adding about .8" sidewall with my wheel setup. So I think it should look perfect.

I honestly din't do it myself the shop that did all my custom did it , when i asked he stated they just shave em flat cause the are round humps (haha humps) and thats enough to take out the Rake !

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Old 05-23-2019, 05:27 PM
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Does the Z06 sit lower from the factory than a base stingray? I was looking at used 2019 Z06 and it was sitting lower than my car. Was wondering if that was factory or was it turned down by previous owner.

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Old 05-23-2019, 07:25 PM
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Does the Z06 sit lower from the factory than a base stingray? I was looking at used 2019 Z06 and it was sitting lower than my car. Was wondering if that was factory or was it turned down by previous owner.

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Was def. lower’d by previous owner for sure , from the factory they literally come in 4x4 mode !
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Old 05-23-2019, 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by S.FLA..Z06 View Post
Was def. lower’d by previous owner for sure , from the factory they literally come in 4x4 mode !
When I climbed out of the car after the test drive, I was like damn this thing is sitting low. Compared to my stingray. Felt like I just needed to roll on out onto the ground.

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Old 05-24-2019, 09:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Cmud View Post
Does the Z06 sit lower from the factory than a base stingray? I was looking at used 2019 Z06 and it was sitting lower than my car. Was wondering if that was factory or was it turned down by previous owner.

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When I climbed out of the car after the test drive, I was like damn this thing is sitting low. Compared to my stingray. Felt like I just needed to roll on out onto the ground.

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Lmao , i always wonder how people look at me when im get out! I try to do et w Suave but im sure it’s **** show lol.. im a big guy kinda but weigh jus about 170 and its not easy!

Im Sched for Major Disc/Spine Surgery due to a Sciatic Nerve Fml issue , so now its Much Worse the process of in/out.. Find myself driving my Jeeep Much more );

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Took two pads off the front and rear bolts... still not low enough might have to do the drop spindles





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Originally Posted by hazer396 View Post
Took two pads off the front and rear bolts... still not low enough might have to do the drop spindles



I lowered my Z07 on stock bolts this weekend and removed 1 rib in the rear. Rear sits nice, the front could be a little lower. I will provide measurements tonight.

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Originally Posted by hazer396 View Post
Took two pads off the front and rear bolts... still not low enough might have to do the drop spindles



What are those wheels?
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Old 06-08-2019, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by brunothemellow View Post
what are those wheels?
hre rs207m
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On the MRC performance upgrade threads, some members have noted that applying the MRC update on Z06s that have been lowered via stock bolts makes the ride significantly harsher because lowering messes with the height sensor of the car causing it to damp/rebound sub optimally.

Has anyone who has lowered their car and applied the MRC update had this issue? I'm intending to lower my car with the stock bolts but I dont want to do it if kills the ride.
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Old 06-11-2019, 03:43 PM
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Originally Posted by hubris140 View Post
On the MRC performance upgrade threads, some members have noted that applying the MRC update on Z06s that have been lowered via stock bolts makes the ride significantly harsher because lowering messes with the height sensor of the car causing it to damp/rebound sub optimally.

Has anyone who has lowered their car and applied the MRC update had this issue? I'm intending to lower my car with the stock bolts but I dont want to do it if kills the ride.
This doesn't make sense. The shocks don't care what height they are at, they care about the velocity at which the height changes.
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Old 06-12-2019, 12:12 AM
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Also, if you lower the car and do the trim height relearn, the suspension knows how far to travel without over compensating. Mine is slammed and rides pretty good.
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Old 06-12-2019, 12:14 AM
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Originally Posted by GeorgeR_Zed06 View Post
Also, if you lower the car and do the trim height relearn, the suspension knows how far to travel without over compensating. Mine is slammed and rides pretty good.
What is the process to get it to relearn the height?
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Old 06-12-2019, 03:39 AM
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Originally Posted by BrunoTheMellow View Post
This doesn't make sense. The shocks don't care what height they are at, they care about the velocity at which the height changes.
They might have relied on ample amount of stroke available at the shock for dialing in comfort. If you lower the suspension without shortening the shocks (e.g. coilovers) or moving its relative mounting height, you're reducing much of that stroke.

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