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    strut and coil spacers: will these fit?

    Greetings!
    Thinking about doing a lift... was wondering if these will fit or can be made to fit?
    Thanks!

    Front strut spacers 20mm for Mitsubishi I-MIEV EK-SERIES - $43
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Front-strut...-/112459815348

    Front strut spacers 20mm for Mitsubishi COLT, LIBERO, MIRAGE - $51
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Front-strut...ON-PERSONA-/11

    Rear coil spacers 20mm for Scion iQ tC xA xB xD, Toyota Yaris - $37
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rear-coil-s...is-Avensis-/11



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    Couldn't tell you as 2 of the three links don't work. I wouldn't recommend using those for the front struts. It'd probably eat front tires a bit and may handle like the pooh.

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    You'd have to adjust the suspension if they do fit.
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    Yes by ovaling out holes in the struts where the spindle bolts on or at the strut towers...either way it's pretty hacky.

    Though that little of a lift might not make a huge diffence. But I wouldn't waste my time or money. Bigger tires is a better idea if you want ground clearance.

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    (Resending - reply is intended to all who responded, having trouble doing reply to all)

    Sorry that the links didn't work, resending these for 30mm lift, hopefully these work:

    Front 30mm strut spacer https://www.ebay.com/itm/Front-strut...-/112460604918

    Rear 30mm coil spacer https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rear-coil-s...-/112460719179

    Help I can use in particular is to determine these spacers will fit dimensionally:
    - Front strut spacer looks similar, coming from earlier Mitsu models 91-96 vintage. Would you know if the struts from these models are same size as current mirage. IF yes, than it's an easy drop-in.
    -Rear coil spacers are for Yaris/Scion models which are similar size coils to Mirage. So welcome your thoughts how these coil spacers will fit?

    Just want to briefly comment on merits of this type of lift, it has its positives and negatives. For the front, using strut spacers can cause added stress, even failure, to ball joints, cv joints, etc. depending on the amount of lift. That's why I was thinking to only go 20mm, but may consider 30mm. There are spacers that are thicker. The Subaru community are big proponents of this type of lift, in addition to adding taller springs. These type of strut spacers are easy DIY using cutting board or HPDE, which @ 7/16 is 11mm and you can stack them.

    For the back, these coil spacers, if they fit, are an easy install, one benefit for this type of space it firms up the coil, but can add wear to the shocks, again predicated on how big a spacer you select.

    Thanks for the idea of going with taller tires, you must be reading my mind, I'm thinking 185/70/14 which with 30mm spacers gives about 2 inch lift, which I'd be very happy with. Luckily trans is manual, I know power and gas mileage will take a big hit, but then it can be a nice overdrive cruising on the highway, LOL

    Thanks again for your thoughts and input... much appreciated!



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