Steve
Steve New Reader
4/27/21 10:20 p.m.

2003 Vibe GT, a little worn around the edges but a killer little car. I use it a lot for hauling my mountain bike and kiddo out to the trails. There have been a few times where I've given the hitch (for the bike rack) a real good bonk as it seems to hang far too low for the vehicle design, not a huge deal, but it got me thinking about how much fun this thing might be if I didn't have to crawl around on these USFS roads. 

So I ask the internet: "Hey internet, has anyone lifted a Vibe?"

The internet replies:

https://www.amazon.com/Front-strut-spacers-Pontiac-2002-2010/dp/B07CYT8DQV

https://www.amazon.com/Rear-strut-spacers-Pontiac-2002-2010/dp/B07CYQFYH3/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=pontiac+vibe+strut+spacers&qid=1619579562&s=automotive&sr=1-3

There are varying thicknesses of these, but oh boy, it really got the creative juices flowing. 

How bad (or good) of an idea is a set of these (OKAY, maybe not in 40mm), plus some slightly stiffer OEM type struts, to build a little ugly car that has less of a chance to bang into stuff as I use it not for it's intended purpose while I try to track down my unicorn J100 chassis in my price range. 

 

bgkast
bgkast PowerDork
4/27/21 10:47 p.m.

I can't think of any good reason not to.  Post pictures!

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