W163 lowering springs???

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Hi, am looking to lower my W163 ML a min of 40mm, any one recommend any springs and where to purchase from????:D
 

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Hi, am looking to lower my W163 ML a min of 40mm, any one recommend any springs and where to purchase from????:D

You will wish you hadn't. Unless you get very stiff springs, you will lose nearly all the bump absorbing movement in the struts and be spending a lot of time on your bump rubbers. Extra stiff springs will shake the fillings out of your teeth:lol:

The only real option, if you are determined to do it, is to remove the rear struts and have the spring seats cut from the strut and re-welded in a lower position - I still think 2" is too much. This then allows the car to ride normally in a lower on road position. Front is easily dropped but, once again, you will have little suspension movement before bottoming and no way to stop that on the front.

Overall, not a really smart idea, I don't think.
 

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i dont understand why you would want to lower a 4x4! isnt the height/ground clearance they offer the whole point of buying a 4x4?
 
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Hi, thank you for all your help, the vehicle is being used as a demo car for the business. Standard height it will remain!:lol::)
 

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