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      04-27-2013, 01:16 PM   #1
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I went with spacers - fatter tires won't set the wheel out. Spacers give a more aggressive stance and fill out the well. I've been happy with it so far.

MS 12f/10r (Eibach springs on standard suspension). It's enough to flush out the wheels, but avoid rubbing.


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whats the best spacers (front/rear) without a drop then?
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I went with spacers - fatter tires won't set the wheel out. Spacers give a more aggressive stance and fill out the well. I've been happy with it so far.

MS 12f/10r (Eibach springs on standard suspension). It's enough to flush out the wheels, but avoid rubbing.
Any steering vibrations with the 12/10 MS spacers on?
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19X9 rear? That is a skinny rear wheel! Mistype and meant 19x10?

If truely a 19X9, don't get a wider tire as it will be buldgy, you would need spacers.
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Go with both. I just purchased 12mm RS Technik spacers all the way around. When it's time for new tires, I'm going to go with 255/275. I know 12mm is on the milder side, which is what I wanted.

Non-ZCP suspension on mine.
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whats the best spacers (front/rear) without a drop then?
Depends on how much of a margin of safety you want - 15/12 is probably fine. The front drop on the Eibach is twice what the ZCP drops (19mm vs 10mm), and the rear drop is 15mm vs 10mm - so you have a little more room for error.

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Any steering vibrations with the 12/10 MS spacers on?
I had a lot of vibrations at 80MPH on certain roads. Enough to feel unsettled. This was after spending a couple of hours meticulously following the DIY instructions. I had recent installed the springs so I was due for alignment. I went ahead and had the tires road-forced balanced (they were previously balanced conventionally). That did the trick and the car is rock solid.

Feedback feels increased, steering effort is a little higher. Otherwise, handling is not much different.
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added spacers and fixed my vibration issue thanks to Autocouture. Went with a bigger tire but now I am contemplating a drop. Any suggestions or photos?
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