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  • Lowered Cars the Right Way

  • You have the new plus one or plus two Wheel & Tire Package on your BMW and you are thinking you don't like the wheel well gap. What do you do? The correct answer -- lower the car with some new springs from H & R. That will take away the wheel well gap without giving up the ride quality you…

  • What You Need to Know About Low Profile Tires

  • …should get a smaller set of wheels and something similar to 245/50R16, which is higher profile with the same diameter. When you want a higher profile tire to fill your wheelwell out better, you're going about it the wrong way. You should lower the suspension of your car to close that wheel gap.

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  • Tire Stretching

  • …rim width range. For example, mounting a tire with a rim width range between 6" and 8" on a 9" wide wheel. The tire barely sits on the bead seat and creates a gap between the sidewall and rim. Tire manufacturers put time and money into research and development to design tires at…

  • Considering a set of Eibach springs?

  • …get great reviews from our previous customers. "[The Eibach Sport System Kit] gave my car a nice low look. Completely eliminated all wheel well gap. I felt that the car handled great with stock components—I never though that these would make it handle any better and they did. The ride…

  • Pull Those Stud Cips!

  • …alloy wheel. As the wheel rocks back and forth, the stud clips will quickly dig into the back of the alloy wheel's mounting pad. The clips actually wear round indents or recesses in the back of the wheel and the resulting gap also creates a space between the lug nuts and the lug seats on the wheel

  • Lower Your Car and Keep a Great Ride with Eibach Lowering Springs

  • …feel Vehicle performance and handing aren't the only reasons to lower your car. The visual difference in closing some of the factory wheel gap can be very appealing. Some people are hesitant to lower their vehicle due to concerns about ride quality, alignment problems and even compatibility…

  • Wheel Tech Information - Removal of Stud Clips From American Auto Hubs

  • …aluminum wheel mounting pad. This will be most noticeable as forces from braking and turning the vehicle place additional stresses on that contact area of the wheel and the hub with the stud clip wedged in between the two. As the clip digs into the wheel pad, it will cause the gap between the wheel

  • Springs for Spring!

  • Looking to get rid of that unsightly wheel fender gap while simultaneously improving handling, braking and reducing body roll? All for a minimal cost? A set of lowering springs from H&R or Eibach may be the answer. Whether you drive a BMW, Porsche, Audi, Infiniti or even a Honda, lowering…

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  • Lowering the Mustang

  • We have the lowering springs you need if you are looking for a way to reduce that large wheel well gap that most modern Mustangs have as well as improve the vehicle's handling. The Eibach Pro-Kit Spring Set and H&R Sport Springs are two very popular options that offer a moderate amount of…

  • Drop it like it's hot. Infiniti G35.

  • …bolt on any performance modifications I could. Wheels, tires, cold air intake, etc. While that was all good, it lacked some handling. So I turned to our friends at Eibach for some suspension help. As you can see, she needed a bit of help in the wheel gap and handling department. I added the Eibach…

  • Drop it with Eibach

  • Have you ever seen a car on the road that has a new, shiny set of wheels and tires that make you say, "Wow, those look great on that car. But why is there such a gap between the top of the tire and the fender?” That gap can be minimized by using a set of lowering springs from Eibach,…

  • First Outing for Project STR

  • …up 8th and 11th out of 13 drivers, just over 8 seconds behind the winner. Based on this we need to find 4 seconds per day on a 60 second course. The next step will be to try on some proper tires and wheels at the Tire Rack test track to see how much of the gap we can make up right out of the gate.


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