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      05-17-2012 02:02 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by teklord69 View Post
      Nice gappage:

      That's either not stock, or just a fantastic angle (maybe a sport trim that actually lowers suspension?). Another example of a Maxima:



      It's a bit tall in the back...

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      05-17-2012 02:04 PM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by helement2003 View Post
      That's either not stock, or just a fantastic angle (maybe a sport trim that actually lowers suspension?). Another example of a Maxima:



      It's a bit tall in the back...
      Pic you posted doesnt look real. The maxima from what I have seen has a nice low gap.

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      05-17-2012 02:07 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by teklord69 View Post
      Pic you posted doesnt look real. The maxima from what I have seen has a nice low gap.
      It's a real photo, but here's another. Still pretty tall back there:


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      05-17-2012 02:08 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by teklord69 View Post
      See thats what I mean. For $32K you would at least think Toyota would minimize the gap and get rid of the Prius tires. And those oem wheels looks hideous.
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      05-17-2012 02:09 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by teklord69 View Post
      See thats what I mean. For $32K you would at least think Toyota would minimize the gap and get rid of the Prius tires. And those oem wheels looks hideous.
      No really cars that are less than $30k, the car companies do not spend much RandD and effort to minimize the gap for the sake of aesthetics. BMW for example makes sure that wheel gappage is minimal (makes the car look more expensive). So you would expect at least Toyota would put effort in minimizing gappage on a car that would cost $30k instead they built it cheaply and put in a sub $20k gappage on the car..totally unacceptable. Another among plenty of factors why the scion/brz is totally overpriced.

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      05-17-2012 02:10 PM #32
      Always felt this was one of the worst offenders due to the AWD friendly height.

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      05-17-2012 02:11 PM #33
      My favorite:


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      05-17-2012 02:11 PM #34
      I think the stock height on my '95 Jetta GLX qualified.



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      05-17-2012 02:12 PM #35
      Nissan's are the worst about this!!

      You could lower an s13 240sx 4 inches and still have a little wheel gap!

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      05-17-2012 02:15 PM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by teklord69 View Post
      See thats what I mean. For $32K you would at least think Toyota would minimize the gap and get rid of the Prius tires. And those oem wheels looks hideous.
      Quote Originally Posted by teklord69 View Post
      No really cars that are less than $30k, the car companies do not spend much RandD and effort to minimize the gap for the sake of aesthetics. BMW for example makes sure that wheel gappage is minimal (makes the car look more expensive). So you would expect at least Toyota would put effort in minimizing gappage on a car that would cost $30k instead they built it cheaply and put in a sub $20k gappage on the car..totally unacceptable. Another among plenty of factors why the scion/brz is totally overpriced.
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      05-17-2012 02:21 PM #38
      My Mustang was pretty damn tall in the rear when I got it, too:

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      05-17-2012 02:23 PM #39
      The Viper GTS had a low ride height, but huge wheel gap.



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      05-17-2012 02:43 PM #41
      For some reason my 11' GTI is lower than other stock GTIs.. I have stopped counting the number people asking me if I lowered my car. I've even had people straight up tell me that I'm lying.

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      05-17-2012 02:43 PM #42
      I'm assuming mkVI GTI's are still like mkV's, where USA gets a taller suspension setup. If so, it appears that you might have Euro spec springs? You look pretty close to this:


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      05-17-2012 02:50 PM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by dub*man View Post
      For some reason my 11' GTI is lower than other stock GTIs.. I have stopped counting the number people asking me if I lowered my car. I've even had people straight up tell me that I'm lying.

      That is not stock ride height.




      ^ My old 2011 GTI stock.

      Did you have a DSG? I wonder if they accidently put Euro springs, or 2 door 6MT springs on it.
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      05-17-2012 02:51 PM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by dub*man View Post
      For some reason my 11' GTI is lower than other stock GTIs.. I have stopped counting the number people asking me if I lowered my car. I've even had people straight up tell me that I'm lying.
      I just like stock height they put on all MkVIs in general. When I park my MkV GTI next to my wife's MkVI Golf TDI, it's a very noticeable difference.

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      05-17-2012 03:08 PM #45
      scion xB



      looks so much better dropped

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      05-17-2012 03:24 PM #46
      Even with the stock body kit, the Carolla S looked like it had a monster truck suspension.


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      05-17-2012 03:30 PM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by Aonarch View Post
      ^ My old 2011 GTI stock.

      Did you have a DSG? I wonder if they accidently put Euro springs, or 2 door 6MT springs on it.
      Are 2 door 6 MT springs different?
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    23. 05-17-2012 03:39 PM #48
      E30 front wheel gap... unless you use coilovers, there is NO WAY you could stance that car our RIGHT. wish I had a picture.
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    24. 05-17-2012 03:44 PM #49
      Surprised I haven't seen the newest ford taurus yet.

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