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Legaly Lowering my GT86

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Hi guys, I have just bought my 2013 GT86, im very impressed with the car and its already an amazing looking car!,

I'm looking at putting some 18's on it to fill the guards out a bit and id like to lower it a touch just to close that wheel gap the stock look brings. Of course id love to lower the car into the ground but obviously id like to keep my car legal for insurance purposes, however the lowest point of the car is already fairly low, so my question is what does everyone else with low 86's do for insurance and is there any insurance company that would cover my car if it was sitting below the 100mm legal requirement here in Victoria. Thanks in advance! :)

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Any lower than 100mm is not legal in any state, unless the car was manufactured lower(very few vehicles). Most people take the risk.

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i do realize that's the law, if only there was a way around, the only way im seeing is to have airbag suspension that's engineered, so its legal when driving and can be lowered when wanted. I imagine that's quite a few thousand though?

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Yes and depending on state, may still not be legal.

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Lowering the 86 causes excessive wear on the tail shaft joints , so be prepared to replace them often.

Also with the stock height it is already difficult to avoid scraping on driveways , so when lowered a few spare plastic front bumpers would be use full.

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