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congrats!

any thoughts of spacers? would help make the hfp suspension look like it's sitting lower than it is at the same time of adding a more aggressive stance

keep us posted on what u decide to do w/ the finishers
 

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Actually it will make the car look like its sitting higher. Because at the moment you get that shadow affect over the tire which hides the gap somewhat. When you add spacers they are pushed all the way out, not allowing much shadow and you really start to see that its not as low as you thought it was. Iv went through all these scenarios on my previous 08
odd...ive had the exact opposite experience...and I have a plethora of ichiba II and h&r spacers...I was on the hfp suspension... applied spacers with and without the lip kit on.

that shadow you speak of just gives off too much of a sunken look imho and it almost makes the tire not look so apparent at the top of it. I guess it's all about perspective. with the sunken in tires and rims it makes the car look top heavy. like a fully stacked woman TnA wise but with chicken legs on the bottom, holding it all up.

I find that as the tires & rims become more flush with the fender,,, it alleviates that shadow/sunken in look ..making that wheel/fender gap look less because the tire is more visually seen from the side profile directly. Of course to maintain the visual presence of the tire...you can't let the dull out and get dirty...gotta keep them shined up as well as the fender liners clean because they are apparent when on HFP susp.

starbai and jblaust had some great threads from a few years back really illustrating the change before and after spacers being applied...

to each their own...I've always been a fan of your mod's gosha & the look you've gone for...so raised up or not looking to whomever; I think spacers are called for.

OP, Check out TommyPenguin's HFP'd out black coupe and his build thread...great example of HFP rims on a coupe with the HFP suspension , with before and after spacer pics plentiful.

My brother actually thought my car looked lower after I installed my spacers, I think because it brings the tire closer(out) to the fenderwell closing the gap a little, so you lose that depthy look.
yeah..I heard the comment from multiple people at work, as my car sits by itself and nearly everyone drives by it because I'm in the office so early. I was on stock 18" v6 rims though..but had the HFP kit on and HFP suspension at the time. 'Did you lower your car more? it looks lower in the front.' after 20mm spacers went up front... and 25 in the back
 
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