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Offline aphexdemon

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Lowering and spacing advice
« on: December 04, 2020, 02:52:51 pm »
Hi guys, just recently bought a stage 2 2015 Abarth 500, I absolutely love it! So much bang for your buck.

I want to lower it and space the wheels out, can anyone advise as to what spacers I should get, and what lowering springs I should get, preferably what MM should I drop it and how far out can I space it without running into rubbing problems?

Thanks in advance...

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    Offline Scorpione

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    Re: Lowering and spacing advice
    « Reply #1 on: December 28, 2020, 02:58:31 pm »
    On my 2016 595c I added repartocorse 16mm to the front and 20mm on the rear, looks nice and the kit on the auction website has all of the bolts, etc. The kit comes from Italy and on offer at the moment at just over £100. Not sure about the lowering as I was thinking the same thing and often do have people in the back and would hate it to rub. If you find out please let me know.     

    Offline Matt_dab

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    Re: Lowering and spacing advice
    « Reply #2 on: January 09, 2021, 03:09:02 pm »
    Hi all,

    I have a 2010 A500 but I believe for this topic all parts would be the same.
    I have Sparco wheel spacers, 12mm on the front and 16mm on the back and looks very well.

    I have it lowered on Bilatein B14 so cannot say what the ride quality etc would be on springs, however measuring from centre of wheel to arch, I am around 25mm lower on the front and 35mm lower on the rear. I get no rubbing or scraping at all, still no issues with speed bumps and really don’t have to worry about the height at all. I regularly use the car with upto 4 people and have even had 100kg of sharp sand in the boot with still no issues.

    Thought I should reply just in case any information may help