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What should I do first? Lower it, 31s, or audio?

View Poll Results: What should I do first?
31s, shackles, TT 9 40.91%
Lower it 2" 3 13.64%
Sub and amp setup 10 45.45%
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Old 03-05-2012, 12:34 AM   #1
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What should I do first? Lower it, 31s, or audio?

When I bought it I was planning on getting some 31s and throwing some shackles on, but after driving around for awhile, I am really enjoying my gas mileage with the stock setup. So now I'm stuck trying to decide between 3 things. Should I...

1.) Stick with original plans, buy some 31s and possibly tt and shackles
2.) Lower it 2"
3.) or spend some money on a decent sub/amp combo

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Old 03-05-2012, 01:40 AM   #2
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Sub and amp combo ! Cheaper than New tires , and also you'll keep the Mpg's you like ! , lowering that style suspension is hard on the stock steering components and also is normally a rough ride with the Torsion twisted tighter than stock , Just My 0.2

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Sub and amp combo until you decide it you want to go up or down
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Old 03-06-2012, 06:27 PM   #4
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Sub and amp vote for me. Adding a sub and amp to my non-JBL OEM stereo was one of the first things that I planned to change.

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Lift it!!!

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Get a Mac intake and some exhaust to get a few more ponies freed up in case you lift it.

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