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2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods Discussion, Down Low Eibach Pro in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; Put the some Eibach springs this weekend with the help of some fellow V owners. Big thanks to Mike and ...
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    Down Low Eibach Pro

    Put the some Eibach springs this weekend with the help of some fellow V owners. Big thanks to Mike and Jared for their help, couple of stand up gentlemen.

    Was kind of scared of the ride quality after some recent horror threads on the topic, but the ride is the same as stock. I was expecting it to be a bit rougher, but I am happy with the outcome. I am on stock size BFG KWDs and have zero rubbing, even tried a couple hard U turns. All is well, but I may go down a profile with my next tire purchase. I am happy with the look and the drive.

    Guys with Z06 endlinks, how the eff did you mighty men drill through the sway bar? I'm no superman, but I thought I'd be able to do it, but after about 20mins and burning up a bit, I couldn't get it. Any tips?

    I also put some Hawk HPS pads on while I had the wheels off. My last pads (stockers) were still in good shape, but I was sick of the dust. I don't feel any increase in performance, but I didn't buy them for a performance upgrade but it would have been nice. Jury is still out on the dust and they will get the job done in the stopping dept.

    Some eye candy. Don't say anything about tire dressing, because there is some. I don't like the wet tire look, so I use some spray stuff that is more of a matte and just cleans the tires and leaves them black.




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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    Lookin good!

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    looks great!

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    looks very good

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    Looks great man!

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    The car looks good.

    (It is also good to have a suspension mod thread with no initial complaints.)

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    I've done two sets of sway bars for zo6 endlinks now, my only tip is buy a few drill bits or resharpen the bit like I did. I used a bench grinder to sharpen them, i'm sure you could use a flat file. Maybe buying a better bit would help, or drilling a with a smaller bit first. Using some oil as lube will help make the bit last longer too.

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    About the drilling, buy a tapered reamer if you can find one. Should work better.

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    one thing i have learned is things are easier when you just take it off the car. I am sure with a drill press or something you would be able to drill it in no time.

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    [QUOTE=liqidvenom;1967500]one thing i have learned is things are easier when you just take it off the car.[QUOTE]

    ^^^^ ya that, I couldn't imagine doing it with it in the car. Both times I did it they were out of the car.

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    Vs look so much better that little bit lower. More "low profile" Very nice.

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    I didn't think it was hard to drill out the sways at all.....and I drilled mine when they were in the car. The brackets held it in, just loosen them in order to turn the bar to a good angle for you.

    Your drill bit was probably just dull. I never used oil, and only used the 15/32" (pretty sure that's the size if I remember correctly) drill bit from the start.

    Stance looks great man! You must have nice pretty roads where you are at!

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    Thanks for the compliments.

    I will have to go get me some smancy ultra sharp bit made out of unobtainium to bust through that sway bar. I loved it today when I walked out of the office up to it sitting all pretty.

    Installation Tip: If your springs aren't labeled (like mine), install the front springs first. The rear springs won't fit on the front, but the fronts will fit in the rears. Don't ask how I know.

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    Actually they are labeled, there is a part number on each spring. If the number ends in 01 it's the fronts, or ends in 02 it's the rears.

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    Re: Down Low Eibach Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by ahahnu View Post
    Vs look so much better that little bit lower. More "low profile" Very nice.


    Very nice!

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