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Just try to say above 1.5 inches lower than stock. That should do it. If you want to go lower and still maintain good handling, you need to reengineer the entire suspension.

Lowering a car doesn't automaticlaly make a car handle better. I've had 2 sets of coilovers. The instructions of both sets had the ride hight slammed. At the "slammed" height the car pushed a lot. So, i raise it up and it made a huge difference in the balance of the car. The car still pushed (which is just the physics of FWD) but it was a lot less than it was before. Honda's own Civic Type R is about an inch lower than our Si. So with all the money and knowledge Honda has, they find the best height for our cars is about an inch lower than stock. That speaks volumes about our suspensions.
 
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