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Old 12-31-2015, 06:35 AM   #1
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Question 240 stock ride height?

Does anyone know the stock ride height for 242 GT?
I dont want to go through all the trouble of installing lowering springs to find out it was already lowered.
Measuring from the center of the wheel to the wheel arch i got 346 mm front and 313 mm rear.
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Old 01-03-2016, 01:24 PM   #2
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Does it look and feel good the way it is? or do you want it lower?
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Old 01-07-2016, 02:41 AM   #3
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Would like it to look lower but cant afford coil-overs right now.
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Old 01-07-2016, 08:06 AM   #4
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You do know there are lowering springs that go lower than 40mm dont you?
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Old 01-07-2016, 07:51 PM   #5
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IIRC it is 12 inches +/- 1/2 inch measured at the rocker panel bottom. Both your numbers are too tall. I have GT springs (aftermarket Leijsfors) that measure 11.5 and 11.8 in with Bil HD's. IIRC stock GT front strut tubes using DeCarbon tubes were slightly lower than the stock 240 by ~1/2"
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IIRC it is 12 inches +/- 1/2 inch measured at the rocker panel bottom. Both your numbers are too tall. I have GT springs (aftermarket Leijsfors) that measure 11.5 and 11.8 in with Bil HD's. IIRC stock GT front strut tubes using DeCarbon tubes were slightly lower than the stock 240 by ~1/2"
Can someone double check this? What is the height from the ground to rocker bottom on a stock height 240?

When I take this measurement I am getting ~8.5", but I'm pretty confident my car is not lowered 3". It currently has old black sport springs (allegedly ipd). I am curious how much it is actually lowered.


measured at the rocker below the front seat location
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Old 12-26-2021, 03:18 PM   #7
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Pretty sure you're supposed to measure to the pinch weld on the rocker, front and back.
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Old 12-26-2021, 04:27 PM   #8
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So on a stock 240, this measurement is ~12"?
(ground to bottom of pinch weld)


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Old 12-26-2021, 05:01 PM   #9
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8 & 5/8" in the front with 195-70-14's

Rears have overload springs on so they don't count as 'stock'.
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Old 12-26-2021, 05:03 PM   #10
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Old 12-26-2021, 05:08 PM   #11
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^^thanks, that's what I was looking for
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Old 12-26-2021, 05:32 PM   #12
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Cut dem sprangs mang.
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Old 12-29-2021, 02:33 PM   #14
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^^ this is the way
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