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Lowering Springs and Trailer Hitches - Model 3

yowag

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May 30, 2021
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I have a 2019 Model 3 LR AWD on 18" OEM rims. I am looking to lower it using HR Springs or similar, and was also considering an ecohitch installation to occasionally trailer bikes.

Anyone out there doing both of these things? I am concerned that the hitch itself will be too low and cause my grief. Hoping to learn by other folks experiences. Thank you.
 
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Tedkidd

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The hitch will bottom out on moderately steep driveways.

If you lower the car it will definitely bottom out a LOT.

If you lower, probably want to get the stealth hitch so you can easily remove the receiver when not carrying bikes.
 

Foxjordan22

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Jun 19, 2021
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Instead of starting a new thread I also have the same question. Looking to lower my 21P3D I have the eco hitch and 1up rack. This is the closest combo I could find to keep the rack high and tight to the back of the car and it works great with no scraping.

I would love to lower the car around 1” and was wondering if anyone has a lowered model 3 and what their experiences are. Also if anyone knows of any springs for our cars that have a front rake to them. Like the look of the rear slightly higher than the front, this would also help me with clearance. Thanks.
 

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Foxjordan22

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Here are more pics to consider. If you have any info or advice that could help I would truly appreciate it. Thanks.
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I’m thinking I might be ok with a 1” drop. Guess I could always tape a 1” block to the bottom of the bike rack and drive around and see if it hits anything.
 

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