Should You Consider Lowering Your Suspension?

January 25th, 2017 by

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You may have seen those vehicles that ride closer to the ground and wondered “what in the world is that?” or “how can I do that?”. It’s called suspension lowering and it has become a rather popular trend in certain corners of vehicle enthusiast circles. Keep reading if you want to learn more about what the process entails as well as the pros and cons of doing this to a vehicle like a Dodge Challenger.

Cool Look for a Unique You

For quite a while vehicle suspension lowering has been one of the things that more and more people have been doing to their vehicles, but that doesn’t mean you should immediately hop on the bandwagon. Doing your research before embarking on a new vehicle change is important, which is why we’re here to give you some quick pros and cons of lowering your suspension and if it’s worth it in the long run.

Some of the common reasons people like to lower their suspension on their vehicle is for aesthetic purposes. It gives the vehicle a more unique look and sets it apart from the crowd. However, there are a few other positives to lowering like a more aerodynamic vehicle, improved traction and handling, reduced rollover risk, and greater comfort.

Of course, there are some cons that come with making this change. Lowering the suspension on your vehicle could cause damage to the vehicle’s underside and uneven tire wear. This means that you’ll likely won’t get prolonged use out of your vehicle if you opt for lowering.

To Lower or Not to Lower

In the end the choice is yours. A lot of people take pride in their lowered suspensions and think that it makes their cars look sportier and perform better, while others may not want to risk the damage that comes with having the vehicle sitting so low to the ground. Decide which is right for you and then stop by Standard Jeep Ram to learn more about the process. Don’t forget to keep up with our blog for more interesting blogs and updates.

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