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Old 12-12-2013, 01:17 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Default Coil Springs And Ground Clearance

Hi guys, I'm thinking of increasing the ground clearance of my 2006 Max SL by slight margins. What coil spring height/dimensions would serve my purpose? What are the dimensions/height (front and rear) of the stock springs?
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Increasing??
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Increasing??
You bet. Just slightly.
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You bet. Just slightly.
For what reasons? This has to be a first on here
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Probably 24s or bigger

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I thought the maxima was high enough ??


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For what reasons? This has to be a first on here
Strange but true. Where I live it's commonplace and sometimes a most reasonable thing to do. The roads are not so good (potholes and undulations) and so you have to take such precautions from damaging the underside of your car. The SUV is the usual antidote, but I don't like them.
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I thought the maxima was high enough ??


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Default Re: Coil Springs And Ground Clearance

Oh well, I've decided to use spacers at the rear springs. I was hoping to avoid improvisation. I've tried the spacers for my M45 Sport and the effect has come out fine.
I guess my thread was a tough (peculiar?) one.
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Default Re: Coil Springs And Ground Clearance

Oh well, I've decided to use spacers at the rear springs. I was hoping to avoid improvisation. I've tried the spacers for my M45 Sport and the effect has come out fine.
I guess my thread was a tough (peculiar?) one.
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lol..wait..what
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lol..wait..what
LOL! How about this.
The front wheelarch height for US/Canada stock Maximas are 29.06" (SL) and 29.02" (SE). Their Mexico counterparts have 30.98" (SL) and 29.96". The dimensions for the rear are respectively, 27.76" (SL/SE) and 29.25 (SL)/28.58" (SE). Why should the Mexican specs have a higher ride height? (I believe the reason is obvious.) My Max is from the US, if I had one from Mexico I needn't have bother for further elevation. Still lol?
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Default Re: Coil Springs And Ground Clearance

whoa! i think u hit a nerve on this one bro! im in NY and the roads here are shit twards the city so i stay out on the island whitch sucks either way for me coz im born and raised in L.A. but i still got my shit sitting 2 n a half inches off the ground on BC coilovers and im just at that ok to drive just about anywhere if i take it slow. But on the highway my max turns into a demon thats hard to keep up wit!lol some coilovers ive seen can raise ur car up above stock just not sure witch ones.....good luck bro!
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