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The leading reason for having a vehicle’s suspension lowered is usually just cosmetic. But there are other reasons for lowering your car or truck suspensions. It can change aspects of a vehicle’s performance but altering vehicle suspension does have its drawbacks.
There are various ways to lower your suspension but lowering springs represents one of the most significant. Changing the springs used in your vehicle can cause it to ride a bit lower to the ground, but this is not a decision to make lightly. It is recommended to consult a trusted technician to identify the best aftermarket springs for your car.
An alternative to lowering the springs is to invest in adjustable lowering shocks for your vehicle. As with lowering springs, it is key to use discretion when selecting the shocks you install. A technician can offer a recommendation as to what shocks are right for your vehicle or whether it is advised to have the service performed at all.
Whenever a vehicle has its suspension lowered, benefits to expect include:
In addition to the benefits, there are a number of concerns that go with doing this type of suspension project, including:
If you want to change, upgrade, or repair your car suspension, a technician at your local Meineke Car Care Center can tell you about the best options for parts and installation.