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    Posted: 23 Sep 08 at 21:36
Please ???

I want to lower my new Cheetah 50mm so i still have a little space under the arches.

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50mm should be ok but you will have to watch your choice of wheels
 
mines only down 30mm but I'm on 18s with the vw plastic arch bits and once me and the GF get in and fill the 85 litre tank the tyres are close to the arch
 
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Cheers

I just bought mine from Disco Stew on here, it has 16" merc alloys on.
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you'll be fine on 16s,  I do a lot of 'rough road' camping and have an underslung gas tank so can't slam it too much
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Theseare 18s and a 50mm Drop,Although i dont have these rims now as they are far too common LOL
 
     
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That looks ace on a 50mm drop, i've just been looking at the 50mm avo springs on brickwerks.com
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This is a 50mm drop on avos with 16" Merc rims-the plastic wheel arch trim makes it look closer but on full lock with a full load it does touch sometimes
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Originally posted by ballbag ballbag wrote:

That looks ace on a 50mm drop, i've just been looking at the 50mm avo springs on brickwerks.com
 
The very ones we used Wink We have underslung Gas tank too but,We are aimng for the First Cheetah on the Moon LOL


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Originally posted by busbuddy busbuddy wrote:

50mm should be ok but you will have to watch your choice of wheels
 

mines only down 30mm but I'm on 18s with the vw plastic arch bits and once me and the GF get in and fill the 85 litre tank the tyres are close to the arch

 



Are the colours on your bus original dude?

I think they look great by the way
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Originally posted by sventhrusta sventhrusta wrote:

This is a 50mm drop on avos with 16" Merc rims-the plastic wheel arch trim makes it look closer but on full lock with a full load it does touch sometimes


That's it then, decision made, i'm gonna get on the blower and order them tomorrow
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Originally posted by DWEEZIL DWEEZIL wrote:

Originally posted by ballbag ballbag wrote:

That looks ace on a 50mm drop, i've just been looking at the 50mm avo springs on brickwerks.com

 

The very ones we used Wink We have underslung Gas tank too but,We are aimng for the First Cheetah on the Moon LOL


I don't know if i have an underslung tank or not, tbh i don't eve know what you mean

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I dropped mine with 60mm springs Shocked




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Thank's Dweezil! 
 
I am just about to buy some 17" RS4 wheels...   Wink
 
 
I was planning to use my 14" Fuchs's but i think the undercarriage will be to near the ground when i have the stance i want.
 
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ballbag you wont have an underslung gas tank its something chaps here have retrofitted to free up extra storage!!
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Sorry Thomas LOL
 
     
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Originally posted by ballbag ballbag wrote:



Are the colours on your bus original dude? 

 
 
yeah, the original buyer didn't want the karmann stripe or cheetah logo but specified the blue stripes, don't know why he did it but it's ok by me
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dweezil, what rims on the van please. just got a cheetah and needs lowerin and some nice rims.
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heres mine!!
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nice.mine is sitting in the clouds at the minute,needs hitting with lowering stick. no one around here seen or heard of a karmann gypsy or cheetah.
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