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How much i should lower my car?

I'm considering to buy lowering springs, i have been thinking for 35/35mm lowering. I have front 19/8,5/ET32 235/35 and rear 19x9.5/9.5 ET35 265/30.

Do you guys know will it work or will it rub something? Or should i use example 30mm lowering springs?

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Might be the angle, doesn't look like much wheel gap. Your wheels look more like 20" wheels, must be the tires. Not sure you can lower without problems. Others will know better.
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30mm will probably be better, 35mm is a bit much. Definitely needs to be lowered, with your tires and wheel size you are at 19mm higher than your OEM setup. Lowering it 30mm will eliminate wheel gap and will not be much lower than before.

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In indendesign they have used a lot of 35mm lowering, but have to think about that 30mm also. Not nice to notice that the wheels are rubbing fenders. Would have nice to hear more about peoples lowering setups
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I ordered 30mm/30mm lowering springs. I will send some picks when i get them installed
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I ordered 30mm/30mm lowering springs. I will send some picks when i get them installed
Great, can't wait to see pics. It will look fantastic.

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Thanks Ynot I't might take couple of weeks untill springs arrive...but i will send picks then
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