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I've read the few threads on this topic, but there were only a handful and there were a bit dated so I'm hoping that there may be some newer insights to this. Lowering links have been out for a while, but I've only recently considered doing a lowering mod for my RRS. I, like many others, would prefer to have the ride height lowered a few inches. Not to the point where it's as low as access height but low enough to remove some of the gap in the wheel well. Obviously, the best way to accomplish this would be to use a lowering module, but I was just curious if there is anyone here that has opted for the links rather than the module. My main concern is the ride quality. I'm sure that everyone here has tried driving around in access height and noticed how rough and bumpy the ride quality is. I've read mixed reviews about the lowering links. Some state that the ride quality was not compromised while other claimed that it was almost as bad as driving in access height. Out of curiosity, I emailed the people that market "Ghost Links," and they claim that you can lower up to 3" without sacrificing ride quality. This is hard for me to believe, but hey, I could be wrong. What are your guys' experience with the links?
 

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I emailed the people that market "Ghost Links," and they claim that you can lower up to 3" without sacrificing ride quality. This is hard for me to believe
Indeed, considering access mode is less than 2" lower than normal on-road height, that claim is a bit hard to believe...
 

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I've had lowering links on my Porsche Cayenne Turbo and wouldn't go that route again. If you want to do it right, get the module. Problem with that is money.. modules are priced so ridiculously high that it makes you want the lowering links.

The ride is ok.. depending upon how low you go. But for you to lower it enough for it to be visible.. the ride suffers quite a bit. The most noticeable is when on the highway going above 55mph.. if you hit a dip your car will rattle your kidneys.

I'm all about plus sizing wheels, I have 22s on my RRS SC now, had 22s on my Cayenne and stock 20s w/ and w/out the links. I'm used to driving w/ an aggressive setup, but the links don’t do it right. They are cheap.. and your ride will feel cheap as well.
 

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The ride is ok.. depending upon how low you go. But for you to lower it enough for it to be visible.. the ride suffers quite a bit. The most noticeable is when on the highway going above 55mph.. if you hit a dip your car will rattle your kidneys.
That's pretty much what I was thinking. I can't even think of the last time I went under 55 on the highway...it must have been when there was a cop around. The price differential between the module and links was the main reason why I was asking. But as the saying goes, "if it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is." I'll consider the module when I upgrade my ride next year. The wife gets the hand-me-down and she could care less about how it looks. Thanks for the info :thumb:
 

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The English engineers created this electronic device which lower the vehicle level about 25mm ,can provide tunning at different situation .
it is from Arden ,costs about 2000 GBP

[attachment=0:bln3bfab]Arden.jpg[/attachment:bln3bfab]
 

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I have the ghost links on my 2006 RRSSC... I set them 1.5" lower than stock and the ride is no different than stock. I agree with you, if you were to set them 3" lower, you would bottom out the bump stops on the suspension.

Some guy driving a honda at my local mall said my RR looks awesome lowered, so even a guy not familiar with RRs can notice the 1.5" drop, that is all you need.
 

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Cathode.

Have you thought of buying slightly larger run-flat tyres & simply deflating them ? At least the tyres fill the arches at the top and lowers the ride when at rest !

Cheerio,


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Quick question about your lowering links, you do not notice any difference in ride? other users on the forums are claiming otherwise and stating they are noticing a difference in ride quality
 

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I too would like to know if there are any other cons to lowering links? Does the ride feel sportier? Do you really lose the access height? :?:
 

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I thought the ride is less stiff. When I drive in access mode the ride is so **** bouncey it's crazy. I couldn't imagine people driving around town like that. Do lowering links keep it from being bouncey?
 
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