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According to owners over on the LX forums, Chargers with the load-leveling shocks can NOT be lowered, regardless of springs used. Anyone know of a way around this? Or is buying the stock R/T shocks the only way to go?
 

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guys with CTS-Vs on the other forum iam on had this same problem, the V using the same type of shock. One way around it was to change to base CTS sport shocks, not worth it imo. Another way was to use washers to in a sence trick the shock to thinking it was at stock when it was really lowered. I dont know how the shocks are the Charger are mounted though so it might not even work. Also on the V only the rear shocks are leveling. I'll see if i can maybe talk the guy into comming here to better explain it.
 

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changing out the shocks is the only way around it...something like 80 a pop for the regular damper/shocks. and then just add the springs you want and voila...lowered charger.
 

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iam just gona wait till someone comes out with aftermarket shocks, maybe some adustables...yeah!
 

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Do you know what the diff between the two is?
 

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adjustable dampers....the stage 2 gives the ability to adjust the dampers to various settings for a more comfortable ride. the stage 1 you can only adjust ride height...to me the extra money is worth the dampers adjustability.
 

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not to worried about it... I bottomed out when I was in SoCal the other weekend... and I am stock height....

no lowering for me... LOL
 

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DAYTONA_R/T said:
not to worried about it... I bottomed out when I was in SoCal the other weekend... and I am stock height....

no lowering for me... LOL
no kidding?????? that sucks man....was it piss poor roads or what?
 

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I was in Escondido making a left turn and didnt see a dip ... BOOM SCRATCH... whoops... only thing that hit was the black plastic "ears" that stick down in front of the tires on the front bumper...

Also coming from lifted trucks... I am too low now as it is... :D
 

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I will just need to replace the rears, correct? Or do the fronts also need to be swapped? Thanks!
 

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GoDaddy said:
adjustable dampers....the stage 2 gives the ability to adjust the dampers to various settings for a more comfortable ride. the stage 1 you can only adjust ride height...to me the extra money is worth the dampers adjustability.
oooo, me likey for track days. And 1800 isnt that bad for coil-overs with adjustable dampers.
 

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crap. I was hoping to lower my Daytona. There's too much wheel gap, and I'm certain one corner is sitting lower than the rest of the car. I'm thinking this might by the leveling shock in action (after parking on the curb of a jersey gutter), but I'm not that convinced.
 

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I will just need to replace the rears, correct? Or do the fronts also need to be swapped? Thanks!
not sure. i have bud who should be taking delivery of his daytona soon so hopefully i can find out for you. the towing package on the mags only have self leveling shocks on the back if i understood a poster correctly.
 
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