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Old 08-18-2013, 10:09 PM   #1
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HELP!!! Bought new springs

Just ordered Eibach Sport-Line springs from Tire Rack because i had a gift certificate. Also ordered J&M's 4-bolt camber plates.
Kinda skeptical if my tires will rub once installed?? I currently have 225/60/15 tires on the car. The estimated drop is 1.7" in the front & 1.5" in the rear. The shocks i have installed are KYB gas adjust (very stiff). The new shocks actually picked up the rear end of the car slightly. Will the lowering springs even make a noticeable difference in the back?(Note that the shocks are stiff.)
***Mainly concerned if the tires will rub or not***
My dad told me not to order them because it will make the ride too harsh, i ordered them anyway
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The new shocks actually picked up the rear end of the car slightly.

If your shocks have no spring on them, they will not alter your ride height.
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The new shocks actually picked up the rear end of the car slightly.

If your shocks have no spring on them, they will not alter your ride height.
unless he has maybe some dead coils on the back, and the new shocks helped them i dunno just giving OP benefit of the doubt lol.


@OP you'll be fine from the sounds of it...you can always run Isolators off of your old springs to lift the eibachs a 1/4" if you're worried.
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unless he has maybe some dead coils on the back, and the new shocks helped them i dunno just giving OP benefit of the doubt lol.

@OP you'll be fine from the sounds of it...you can always run Isolators off of your old springs to lift the eibachs a 1/4" if you're worried.
I ordered SR Performance isolators, they are thinner than stock?

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The new shocks actually picked up the rear end of the car slightly.

If your shocks have no spring on them, they will not alter your ride height.
Well, the original shocks had 120k miles on them. So i'm assuming that they were blown & the weight of the car had lowered the car slightly. Probably when i installed the new shocks, it restored it to factory ride height (which i have never seen before.)
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I'm running eibach sportlines and I rub in the back. No rubbing in the front though
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I'm running eibach sportlines and I rub in the back. No rubbing in the front though
What size tires? What's the outside diameter if you don't mind me asking?
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What size tires? What's the outside diameter if you don't mind me asking?
My fronts are 225/45/17 rear is 245/35/17
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