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Old 02-26-2013, 02:46 PM   #1
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I have h&r ss with tokico blues and my car is just too low for the roads around here and the rides a little too harsh for me now. I was thinking about the pro kit from eibach. Anyone have any opinions on what I should do?
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look into the SR performance springs from AM...i am in love with how smooth the ride is for how it sits
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you could order polyurethane isolators (as long as they are still thicker than OEM ones) from maximum motorsports to raise it up a bit, should raise it a decent amount overall~ would be cheaper than new springs probably ~
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you could order polyurethane isolators (as long as they are still thicker than OEM ones) from maximum motorsports to raise it up a bit, should raise it a decent amount overall~ would be cheaper than new springs probably ~
+1, poly iso's will last long too. Never really wear out.
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you could order polyurethane isolators (as long as they are still thicker than OEM ones) from maximum motorsports to raise it up a bit, should raise it a decent amount overall~ would be cheaper than new springs probably ~
I already had them! They made it better but I'm still too low

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look into the SR performance springs from AM...i am in love with how smooth the ride is for how it sits
Ill check em out!
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Check out the race springs. Perfect drop to me
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Check out the race springs. Perfect drop to me
+1 I'm sitting on those springs right now, but if you're looking for less harshness then they probably aren't the springs for you. Maybe some Ford Racing C Springs?
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+1 I'm sitting on those springs right now, but if you're looking for less harshness then they probably aren't the springs for you. Maybe some Ford Racing C Springs?
I was thinking about the race springs.. Is the ride just as harsh as the ss? Because I'm gonna get bilstein shocks too
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I was thinking about the race springs.. Is the ride just as harsh as the ss? Because I'm gonna get bilstein shocks too
They have very stiff spring rates at 850lb/in front and 280lb/in rear versus 700in/lb front and 300in/lb rear. They are linear rate as well versus the SS are progressive.
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Eibach Pro Kit looks just like stock springs


( stance wise ) FYI
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:20 PM   #11
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I have Ford Racing C springs currently and they are a bit stiff. The Ford Racing B springs are softer rate but with these springs you won't see a dramatic drop. They're rated on our cars to drop about an inch.
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I also have H&R race springs with polyurethane isos. I don't have many issues ground clearance, but I'm pretty cautious.
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I also have H&R race springs with polyurethane isos. I don't have many issues ground clearance, but I'm pretty cautious.
I love the stance of your car! Ill do some research on the race springs
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H&R SS springs tend to ride kinda rough. All 3 of my sets have, even with poly isos and new struts.
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I have steeda springs and there real rough. It's scary some times. When you see a rough patch in road you better brave your self because its a bumpy ride!
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I love the stance of your car! Ill do some research on the race springs
Thank you. The race springs only lower the standard GT 1.25" in front and 1" in back. I love the ride also. They are stood but not too stiff for a DD.
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Thank you. The race springs only lower the standard GT 1.25" in front and 1" in back. I love the ride also. They are stood but not too stiff for a DD.
I think I'm just gonna suck it up and keep my SS. I love your stance but I think I'm just gonna get some better shocks and struts.
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Eibach sportsline is a good ride on not so bad roads. If the roads are really bad you will probably not like them. The give a very nice look to the car. You and everyone else will love how it looks.
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Eibach sportsline is a good ride on not so bad roads. If the roads are really bad you will probably not like them. The give a very nice look to the car. You and everyone else will love how it looks.
I don't think anything can ride as rough as the h&rs haha but you sir have a good looking car
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I don't think anything can ride as rough as the h&rs haha but you sir have a good looking car
Thank you sir! I don't how H&Rs ride, but I take your word. I love how my car rides/handles/looks.
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I just put h&r super sport springs on my 02 with the tokico HP shocks/struts and I love the ride of it. Its funny because my shocks were blown out in the rear and when I put the new stuff on it actually ride smoother and perfect drop not too low but dropped it enough to notice. I've had the eibach sportlines in my old car (srt4) and they rode horrible they were stiff and bouncy would definitely recommend the h&r super sports.
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I just put h&r super sport springs on my 02 with the tokico HP shocks/struts and I love the ride of it. Its funny because my shocks were blown out in the rear and when I put the new stuff on it actually ride smoother and perfect drop not too low but dropped it enough to notice. I've had the eibach sportlines in my old car (srt4) and they rode horrible they were stiff and bouncy would definitely recommend the h&r super sports.
That's the same setup I have. I'm just gonna upgrade my shocks and struts and go from there. But thanks for setting me straight about the sportlines
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