dropped the struts down thru the top and removed the dust covers(they were broke in half anyways) and cut down the bump stop, took off one of the spindles that "lock" the adjustable coilovers. did this to both sides. gave me about an inch to an inch 1/2. i love the stance of my coupe now.
ej8 build: http://www.clubcivic.com/board/showthread.php?t=181683
wagon build: http://www.clubcivic.com/board/showthread.php?t=194300