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Product: Pedders 2954 and 2955 springs, advertised 20mm front lowering and 15mm rear lowering.

Result: ride is firmer as expected, car is lowered -2mm in front, 10mm in rear. If you want to make the suspension stiffer while not lowering the front at all and slightly lowering the rear, this is a good product. It's pretty clear that it was designed for a G8 / VE and the advertised change in ride height is from G8 base suspension and not the FE3 package shipped on the SS.
 

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Thanks! I just recently replaced all my magride shocks and was extremely curious about these as I have a set of 20" x 10" (ET 23) MRR M755 wheels with Whiteline sways front and rear. I was worried about the fender clearance (tight fit up front, they rub the liner at the back) but you have put that to bed. Now I just have to put myself in the mood to do the job all over again馃槫
 

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10" width and ET23 is 43mm closer to the front fender and 48mm closer to the rear fender than stock: I'm not sure that's going to clear, but it's close to something I'd consider trying and please report back if it works. I'm currently on a 9.5" wheel at +35, which clears easily but going up to a 295 or wider tire is a goal and would mean wider wheels.

Ride quality on the Pedders is more in line with a sports car but very reasonable: closer to a Camry SE than a WRX, and handling is improved. I'm pretty happy with these springs, but more as a performance improvement than a stylish lowering thing.
 

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Everything you wrote is correct. I should've been clearer and said the wheels poke out about 1/2 an inch at all corners. Some may not like it that aggressive but...works for me. That being said I've autocrossed with this setup on stock suspension without issue on Goodyear Supercar 3's which supposedly run a little wider than tires of like sizes. That's why I'd like the stiffer springs to make sure they won't rub or damage the fenders even with weight in the car.

I'll edit this thread later with some pics once I put them on for the spring.
 

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10" width and ET23 is 43mm closer to the front fender and 48mm closer to the rear fender than stock: I'm not sure that's going to clear, but it's close to something I'd consider trying and please report back if it works. I'm currently on a 9.5" wheel at +35, which clears easily but going up to a 295 or wider tire is a goal and would mean wider wheels.

Ride quality on the Pedders is more in line with a sports car but very reasonable: closer to a Camry SE than a WRX, and handling is improved. I'm pretty happy with these springs, but more as a performance improvement than a stylish lowering thing.
If you use the term sports car in the same sentence as the word Camry one more time I will be forced to ban you. 馃槈
 
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