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New mods featured in the (average quality from a shitty digi) pics are RB Springs, Satin Fuel door, & calipers painted black. Pics were touched up quick & dirty like in PS because they were terrible coming off the camera.








I wish there was a decent front lip for the 06+ that matched the lines/level of the side skirts, or perhaps I need to just get the little black OEM skirts to go under it.

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looks nice....i too would like a modest front lip.

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Is it me or does the rear wheel gap seem less than the front, especially in the full on side view?

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QUOTE (dfw6er @ Dec 11 2008, 02:55 PM)
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Is it me or does the rear wheel gap seem less than the front, especially in the full on side view?[/b]
It is less than the front, but it is less than the front stock ride height too. I would've loved to go a little lower, maybe something like the GF210's but even with the 3/4" of the RB's I already come close to scraping going up some driveways. Damn huge curbs & speedbumps.

When it gets warmer I need to take the fronts apart again b/c I realized as I was returning the spring compressor I forgot to cut the front bump stops because I was rushing as it was ~43deg the day I did the spring install. At the modest drop of the RB's tho it shouldnt be much of an issue. Plus Id like to swap to some mazdaspeed6 shocks.

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It is less than the front, but it is less than the front stock ride height too. I would've loved to go a little lower, maybe something like the GF210's but even with the 3/4" of the RB's I already come close to scraping going up some driveways. Damn huge curbs & speedbumps.

When it gets warmer I need to take the fronts apart again b/c I realized as I was returning the spring compressor I forgot to cut the front bump stops because I was rushing as it was ~43deg the day I did the spring install. At the modest drop of the RB's tho it shouldnt be much of an issue. Plus Id like to swap to some mazdaspeed6 shocks.[/b]

you roll your fenders? In addition, talk to Tiff about when she's going to put the MS springs back on sale and make sure you get the ones for the 6S hatch, not the sedan.

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you roll your fenders? In addition, talk to Tiff about when she's going to put the MS springs back on sale and make sure you get the ones for the 6S hatch, not the sedan.[/b]

No, fenders arent rolled. I have the racing beat springs on the car, I was just saying I would have liked to go with something with a little lower of a drop like the GF210's @ 1.2" but the curbs/speed bumps ("traffic calming") in this area tend to be huge. I already almost scrape with the 3/4" drop that the RB springs provide, another 1/2" and Id rub some curbs pulling into driveways.

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QUOTE (dfw6er @ Dec 11 2008, 11:55 AM)
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Is it me or does the rear wheel gap seem less than the front, especially in the full on side view?[/b]
on all cars, the tips of the front and rear wheel arches are not the same. if you take a perfectly even profile picture and draw a line from one tip to the other, the rear arch will always sit slightly lower.
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