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This is a discussion on Compare all lowering springs within the Suspension forums, part of the Specific Technical Discussion category; Stock K Sport Eibach Sportlines Eibach Pro Kit ARK Springs Progress B&G H&R Pedders Sprint Tenzo R 17" msr 043s ...

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Old 03-14-2010, 07:59 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Compare all lowering springs

Stock
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K Sport
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I apologize if I have missed some. I scavenged Css.net for pictures of all types of springs to finally make a thread that compared them all. Hopefully this will become a sticky cause I think it'll help a bunch

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nice dude, thanks....i'm always looking back n forth at different springs, this helps alot
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clean thread, sticky this!
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you wanna maybe do coilover comparison too or just sporings?

i think the only springs you missed were the tenzos which are the same as zenn pretty much.

you wanna maybe do coilover comparison too or just sporings?

i think the only springs you missed were the tenzos which are the same as zenn pretty much.

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i rub with my H&Rs... does anyone else?
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you wanna maybe do coilover comparison too or just sporings?

i think the only springs you missed were the tenzos which are the same as zenn pretty much.

you wanna maybe do coilover comparison too or just sporings?

i think the only springs you missed were the tenzos which are the same as zenn pretty much.
tenzo's are 2nd to last.

and nahh prolly not about the coilovers
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You did lots of work here. Thanks, awesome...now how about some underneath coil bind piktars? Joke....
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There was a thread already but it was a clutter and nobody would update it. Thanks for taking the time to do this!
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missing SSC. Great thread though, this should be stickied for sure.
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Thanks for this, much better than sifting through the Volkswagen thread. I am torn between the ksport or the Eibach pro kit, or maybe ARK....... Too many choices
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missing SSC. Great thread though, this should be stickied for sure.
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Hmm..Good photo comparison but what are the wheel sizes and how big were the sidewalls?
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Hmm..Good photo comparison but what are the wheel sizes and how big were the sidewalls?
Normal SS wheels are 17"

SS Super/Turbo are 18"

as for the aftermarket rims i could not tell you, sorry.
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all those sizes are close enough to compare. None of those cars have any wheel/tire combos to throw the look of the springs off very far at all.
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i still like coilovers better.
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the one u have of tenzos.. looks super low unless that car has 18s on it. mine isnt that low
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i cant decide what to get...i just blew my suspension up so i need to decide soon...i dont want it to low or to rub...any suggestions?
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i cant decide what to get...i just blew my suspension up so i need to decide soon...i dont want it to low or to rub...any suggestions?
Probably the Eibach Pro-Kit. It is nearly stock SS height.
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There are h&R sport springs and Race spring please specify in the pic. Great work
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I think it would be good to get a side shot of each vehicle and post the specifics...model, wheel size/brand (if aftermarket), tire size, springs, and shocks/struts used.

Because some of those might be FE3 vs FE5 suspension (not sure if any shown were SS/NA's, but just saying)....plus as was stated in an earlier post, sidewall/width will vary...especially on SS/SC vs SS/TC.
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oh you people are picky. I think thats just pefect for spring comparison. What will anythign differ, .25" who cares. Great thread! Those B&G's look NASTY
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Yeah, but to some people a quarter inch may be a big deal.

I personally am set on springs...I have Sportlines that I'm switching for Pedders soon so it doesn't matter, just thought it might help a little....it's only a few words you have to add after each picture.

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he said he went searching for the pics, i doubt he knows what tires people are running
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Yeah, but those people who own the cars are most likely members here and if he found the pics on this site, there's probably some written info with them otherwise the owners can always chime in.

It's not worth arguing about...it's great he did what he did, just hoping maybe a little more info could be provided...not demanding it.
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