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      02-17-2012, 12:49 PM   #23
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The problem with lowering springs is they all lower the car too much if you are only looking for a slight lowering with a performance increase. The exception is the Dinan springs. There isn't anything out there until someone else makes a Dinan equivalent spring without the Dinan price. I don't count Eibach Pro Kit as their springs are too soft and not performance oriented.
In all fairness though, springs will do a max of 1" of drop. Are you telling me that you want to do less than that? I would leave it stock if that's the case.
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In all fairness though, springs will do a max of 1" of drop. Are you telling me that you want to do less than that? I would leave it stock if that's the case.
I am more looking for the benefits of the increased spring rate and performance increase rather than the aesthetics of slamming the car. Stock suspension is not so great if you've taken it on the track or autocross.
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I am more looking for the benefits of the increased spring rate and performance increase rather than the aesthetics of slamming the car. Stock suspension is not so great if you've taken it on the track or autocross.
You realize that a 1" drop is by no means "slamming" a car? But, I understand how you feel about stock suspension.
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You realize that a 1" drop is by no means "slamming" a car? But, I understand how you feel about stock suspension.
Any lowering on stock shocks, no matter how slight, is a decrease in suspension travel and increased wear on the shock itself. The lower you go, the more this increases.

I have no problem lowering 1" or more on coilovers as they are designed to ride at those heights but with just springs, you're playing on a different field.

Also, living in San Francisco bay area with the worst roads in the USA, you don't want to sacrifice too much suspension travel.
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