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      04-30-2012, 01:46 PM   #1
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KW V2 max rear height

I was wondering if anyone knows how high the KW V2 height adjustment can go in the rear? Right now I'm at the point where the bottom of the purple part is flush with the bottom of the black part... if you know what I mean. Any input is greatly appreciated.
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      05-05-2012, 10:57 PM   #2
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I have my rears up about 4~5 threads such that the inside screw part is recessed a bit. I don't now how high you can raise the rear but I am making sure that least 50% of the threads are engaged so that they can bear the weight of the car.
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      05-14-2012, 11:48 AM   #3
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is this for winter?
or why would you wanna max it out for height?
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is this for winter?
or why would you wanna max it out for height?
My setup gives me about finger width of gap. This is for daily. I would actually prefer it to be higher but i don't want all the weight of the car bearing down on only a few threads. If i go any lower I rub on every bump or hard turn.
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is this for winter?
or why would you wanna max it out for height?
I'm betting his rear wheels are rubbing. If I remember right, Bogart has some kickass fat wheels in back.

Also, not sure if this helps (and i'm sure you've already thought to look it up) but KW lists the rear drop at 1.4"-2.1" ... so... the max height is 1.4 inches below stock

I'm at max height with my ST suspension. Since they're basically the same coils as KW V1, and KW V1 lists their height range as the same, while STs have the same max height in back (1.4" to 2.6"), I'll try and take some pictures before I take the car in to service tomorrow. It's been dark and rainy here, though, so I might not be able to get clear pics inside the wheel well or anything. I'll try, though! Otherwise, I can just take a pic of how the car sits from a side view or something.
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damn
i need to get some fat tires.....
im about 2 inches lower than stock on factory M sport 18'S ( tucking the top of my tires) on k2's.......
but im looking for more of a tuck
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I was wondering if anyone knows how high the KW V2 height adjustment can go in the rear? Right now I'm at the point where the bottom of the purple part is flush with the bottom of the black part... if you know what I mean. Any input is greatly appreciated.
If you have maxed out, you need to get adjusters that are taller and have more adjustments.
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Yeah, I'm running an 18x10 et50 in the rear with a 265/35 tire with a pretty square shoulder, so I was rubbing. I got more of a roll, but still rubbing where the rear fender is welded at the point it meets up with the rear bumper. That portion cannot be fixed, and I'm still rubbing slightly, so to completely solve the problem, I've gone with a 255/35 tire. That way I can lower the car back down.
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