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Eibach Vs. H&R springs..

Im getting ready to lower my Z, but am torn between these two springs. The H/R will be a tad lower, but do they sacrifice real world driving? Its not

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Old 04-14-2011, 08:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Eibach Vs. H&R springs..

Im getting ready to lower my Z, but am torn between these two springs. The H/R will be a tad lower, but do they sacrifice real world driving? Its not a DD, but at the same time I dont want to have issues rubbing or scraping on parking lots. Im running a 19x10.5 in the rear with a 25mm offset with 10mm spacers. The wheels sit maybe 1mm inside the rear quarter. Ive already got the Kinetic full camber kit.
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Old 04-15-2011, 12:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I was on your position not too long ago. H&Rs were too aggressive for daily driving and Eibachs did not provide the drop I wanted. I went with Swifts.
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Ya don't go h and r. Bad ride and the drop in the front isn't practical. Swifts are the way to go!
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here's a pic with the H&R's, i liked them, the ride was like stock but a little bit better and stiffer in my opinion. I here good things about SWIFT springs, so that could be a route for you if you got the dough. BUt i didnt have any problems with the H&Rs apart from the fact that i wanted to go lower. Just dont go wtih Eibach's, sure it's lower but not much of a difference.
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Swifts are the way to go...i love em
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Who sells the swifts?
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teamArk, corner3garage, Kamispeed, Amplified.. there could be a couple more. Do a search.
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Thanks....I come from a Z32 world so those are all new vendors to me
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I used to have a Z32 as well! 93 2+2 TT swap. Man I miss that car!
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Swifts seem to be the popular spring choice nowadays lol but yea I recommend them as well. I'm running similar offsets to you with 10.5 width wheel rear with +8 offset and the swifts drop of 1 inch make it pretty flush. Word of warning though, you'll still scrape a little on inclines. The front chin spoiler is about 3 inches from the ground and the flaps in front of the front wheels are about 2 inches with my current drop.

I would call around to see who has them in stock. A shipment just arrived so get on that before they sell out.

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Swift Springs were just ordered!

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I used to have a Z32 as well! 93 2+2 TT swap. Man I miss that car!
Theyre nice cars, i just had waaaay too much time/money into mine. It got frustrating after working on it more than i drove it. I did a 2jz swap on it.


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Tsoline01, That drop looks perfect
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What is the difference in drop between the H&Rs and the SWIFTs?

I'm going to be changing from the TEIN S-Techs to either... I want my car to be lower than it is now and I would like it to be stiffer if possible.
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What is the difference in drop between the H&Rs and the SWIFTs?

I'm going to be changing from the TEIN S-Techs to either... I want my car to be lower than it is now and I would like it to be stiffer if possible.
Did you find your TEIN's sagged a lot? I think the TEIN's give the most moderate drop and thats more up my alley with the roads here and my steep condo parking garage entrance
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