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Old 08-25-2010, 05:19 PM   #1
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lowering springs an suspension

anyone know where to get some decent lowering springs an suspension for my zx5. im not racing my car if that helps, its more of a show car. Also any tips for lowering my zx5 cause this is my first time


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anyone know where to get some decent lowering springs an suspension for my zx5. im not racing my car if that helps, its more of a show car. Also any tips for lowering my zx5 cause this is my first time
check this site out. just got these for my focus. like em so far.
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http://www.nthcoast.com/store/produc...roducts_id=283
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Posted via FF MobileRead up on the prev. posts discussing advantages/disadvantages of different drops B4 you decide how low to go. And don`t overlook the Ford options for less expensive suspension replacement....
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^^^^ x2. Ford Racing seems to be providing some of the more affordable kits. Lots of FF members have them and there's very few complaints. Great bang for the buck. Tousley Ford and Hillbish Ford pats departments are providing great service and prices to our members.
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Decide how low you want to go first seeing as performance isn't your priority.

For a .75" drop go with the SVT set up.
1.5" go with the FRPP set up.
2" go with the Eibach Sport set up.
More than 2" look into coilevers.
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When you say you wont be racing and this will be more of a show car, can explain more what you mean?

Do you want to lower for better handling or do you want to have it super low and less practical that looks great for show?

If you want improved handling and easiest on the wallet, look into the SVT kit.
Great bang for the buck but I would suggest the FRPP kit over the SVT, still great value and great mix of ride comfort and handling improvement. At only about 1.5" drop its still practical for every day.

For more agressive/siff and lower go with Eibach. For super low you will want coilovers and if money is of no concerns, then bags...


If you want to get a good idea of what the different options look like, search the pages here and in the showroom thread. Plenty of people have the SVT, FRPP and the different Eibach kits so feel free to ask specific questions if you have them after reading through here about the different setups
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i want more for less practical an looks greater for show. i have a zx5 so would the svt kit still work on it?
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i want more for less practical an looks greater for show. i have a zx5 so would the svt kit still work on it?
The SVT kit is more practical for daily driving but it will only drop 1/2". If you want more drop go with what is commonly referred to as the FRPP kit. It drops 1.5". The SVT kit is perhaps the altime best bang for the buck kit there is. One kit not only comes with SVT springs and shocks but a larger rear SVT sway bar as well.....and all for about $250.00. You won't find anything of comparable quality for less.
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if i go with the eibach set up what shocks would be good to use?
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If you go with Eibach, get the "Pro System". It comes with matched springs and shocks
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