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Old 08-19-2012, 09:40 PM   #1
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Grrrrrrrr Finding ZXW springs and dampers or suspension kits

WTH right?

I've been searching some in my off time to find out what I can do suspension wise to the car. I'm in need of new dampers, and since I'm nearly 150k- probably springs too. Here's my freaking problem NOBODY NOBODY NOBODY had freaking springs for a wagon!!!

Now there was a time when I found Pro-Line Eibachs for the 05 ZXW, and I was like, ok cool, so I can get those when I want them. Now- nothing. I had also found (but probably won't go that route) Bilstein coilovers for the wagon- WHOA right? Now I can't find either. I can't even find OEM replacement springs.

That makes me wonder what happened. It seems that Eibach USA's website is totally screwed. I can't find spring kits for 05 ZX3's on there, and I know they make them. I know the Pro-Kit used to exist for the Wagon with everything including sway bars. I just don't know what happened to that research. I'm not entirely sure that the wagon springs are different than earlier years, but I know the rear shocks are. Wagons use a standard shock not a tower shock. I have found the springs, but it would be nice to get the whole kit together. If I have to piece stuff, then so be it.

I'm really at the point where I'm wondering if I should just focus on searching out that Bilstein coilover kit. I swear I found them for like $1300 or so.


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Old 08-19-2012, 10:06 PM   #2
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HAH I found Bilstein part numbers---- the search for Eibach continues.

http://cart.bilsteinus.com/search/mm.../drivetype=FWD

I also found H&R springs only at FS. Dammit, I will find what I want one of these days. I'd really like to know what the ride height adjustment of the coilovers would be. I sort of want to keep as close to factory height as possible- no more than 1 to 1/2" drop. I know that's not possible with the Eibachs, but I have a plan for that or other lowering springs.
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Bat Inc. has spring and shock options for the wagon (Sachs and Spax).
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Yes they do, I just checked, the Sachs dampers are really a cost effective solution. That's not much more expensive than I paid for the KYBs.
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