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I know the majority will think this is ridiculous but that's ok. Air Ride isn't for everyone and for most it's about being able to lower the car at a touch of a button buy you can raise your car to some degree as well.

I just picked up a 2018 Volt and I already have the itch to start modding. I want to reach out to airunner or air rex to see whether they would make a setup for a Volt as there isn't any options out there. Couldn't even find any coilover option. Who would be interested as im doubting they would want to do a 1 off build.

For those of you not as familiar with air ride here is a Prius Primes and a CT200H on air.
 

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The Volt is already so low that people are knocking off their air dams anytime they turn into their driveways.
 

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The Volt is already so low that people are knocking off their air dams anytime they turn into their driveways.
Practicality isn't really a concern in that crowd..
Not entirely true but there is truth to that. The nice part about air bags is when you come across steep driveways or whatever you can raise the car at a touch of a button. With lowering springs or coilovers the only mitigation is driving at at and angle hoping you don't scrape.
 

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Don't we have the same coilovers as the Cruze?
 

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Any sweeping statement is going to have exceptions. Varying height suspensions do give you the option to raise the height when required. You just have to remember to do it (if you know you are going to need it) and in both instances we all know how that goes.
 

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Don't we have the same coilovers as the Cruze?
From what I've read, it's the same suspension (mostly) as a Cruze, but the Volt is heavier by about 500+ pounds so heavier springs are needed... I think air suspension is a great idea...!!! You can preset the "stock" ride height (or slightly higher) for going over speedbumps or driveways etc, and have a "driving mode" with a slightly lower ride height, and a "slammed" setting for when you park and want people to see your mods... The nice thing about the lower driving and air ride is it's not a harsh ride and lower is more aerodynamic, so increased mpg (in theory) on the freeway... Not to mention looking much better. Also, I think I saw a British company that makes a coil-over kit but I don't think it's worth the harsh ride the stiff springs would give you along with the lowered speedbump/driveway headaches you'd have...IMO...
 

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I know the majority will think this is ridiculous but that's ok. Air Ride isn't for everyone and for most it's about being able to lower the car at a touch of a button buy you can raise your car to some degree as well.

I just picked up a 2018 Volt and I already have the itch to start modding. I want to reach out to airunner or air rex to see whether they would make a setup for a Volt as there isn't any options out there. Couldn't even find any coilover option. Who would be interested as im doubting they would want to do a 1 off build.

For those of you not as familiar with air ride here is a Prius Primes and a CT200H on air.
I put Meganracing coilovers on my 2017 volt. They're fully adjustable and they ride great.
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From what I've read, it's the same suspension (mostly) as a Cruze, but the Volt is heavier by about 500+ pounds so heavier springs are needed... I think air suspension is a great idea...!!! You can preset the "stock" ride height (or slightly higher) for going over speedbumps or driveways etc, and have a "driving mode" with a slightly lower ride height, and a "slammed" setting for when you park and want people to see your mods... The nice thing about the lower driving and air ride is it's not a harsh ride and lower is more aerodynamic, so increased mpg (in theory) on the freeway... Not to mention looking much better. Also, I think I saw a British company that makes a coil-over kit but I don't think it's worth the harsh ride the stiff springs would give you along with the lowered speedbump/driveway headaches you'd have...IMO...
I want accuair on my ride. It's hard finding parts for this car. Let me know if you get bags.
 
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