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156 GTA Ride Height Adjustment.

Possibly best off in here as it relates more to the suspension than the car but my question is this - how is ride height measured accurately? where do you measure from, and how do you know what the factory height is/where do i find it?

i'm having to drop the ride height slightly, as the car was lower at the back after refitting the rear coilovers (they were stripped for a good clean) but after adjusting the rear back up so the car appears level, there's a slight knock over speedhumps. before raising the car, no noise at all, so i'm going to lower it a little all round.

i've currently no idea what the ride height is set to, but i would imagine very close to factory as speedhumps are easily taken.

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I would just try a few different settings till u find what u want. Can u adjust the height easy?
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very easily but i'm not sure how low i should go, or how much actual drop there is.
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What coilovers do you have, it may not be possible to have standard ride height ?
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Ride height (ground clearance or simply clearance in British English) is the amount of space between the base of an automobile tire and the underside of the chassis; or, more properly, to the shortest distance between a flat, level surface, and any part of a vehicle other than those parts designed to contact the ground (such as tires, tracks, skis, etc.). Ground clearance is measured with standard vehicle equipment, and for cars, is usually given with no cargo or passengers
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I'm simply wanting to know as if i'm asked (when selling) i can say how much clearance there is - is this measured at each corner then or just front and rear?
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Just front and rear I guess. The sideskirts are lowest on the GTA anyway so just measure from the front and rear of those
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