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Old 03-16-2005, 10:30 AM   #1
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Progress + Pro Kit dampers= OK?

This may be a stupid question. But do you all think it would be OK to run Progress 1.8 spring with the eibach pro kit struts and shocks? I dont want the 1.5" pro kit springs, not enough for me. But, for the environment I live in, sportline- 2-2.2" probably would not be a wise choice. Progress 1.8" drop springs seem to be the middle of the road.

Can you all comment if there would be anything to worry about in doing this? Thanks!!


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Old 03-16-2005, 10:59 AM   #2
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Yes, you will be fine. I would run that setup. 0.3" difference isn't much. So you know the Sportline springs get matched up with the Eibach dampers also (same as the Pro's) so your good to go.
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ya, When u get the Sportline kit, it comes with sportline springs and pro-dampers. Runs great
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Old 03-16-2005, 11:13 AM   #4
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thanks guys.. i know the dampers can handle the drop height..i just didnt know if it was a msart move being two different brands.. i know the dampers are "ideally" for eibach springs.

and s2 ur right. .2-.3 isnt much of a difference..but with the roads where i live, ever tenth of an inch counts..loll

Thanks for the input!

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The Eibach Pro dampers are actually a common "multi use" damper for various lowering springs.
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I hear ya!!! I have sportline springs and the pro-dampners and my car rides like s***t!!!!!! It handles great but sucks for every day driving. My kidneys need a rest!
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That's the thing with aftermarket springs. You think that is bad, try some coilovers......

It's the 'performance' feel you get.
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im not to worried bout the ride comfort, i know ill sacrifice that. im just worried bout going to low and hitting one of the many sinkholes in my wonderful city and leaving my exhaust or sumthing a block behind me.

I already hit a hole bad enough that it blew out a wheel and activated the fuel-shutoff switch..and that was at stock height. i dont need my bumpers falling off next time..lol

I think ill go for it with progress and eibach pro dampers. if i think it would safe to go the extra distance, ill save for the sportline..cuz they defff looks sexz tucked with some 17's.mmm mmmm good
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I personally think the Eibach Pro's (1.5" drop) is plenty. I got that setup, had nothing but problems all winter and I couldn't imagine going lower (then again I live in Canada).

Good luck with your purchasing. At least your smart enough to not CHEAP out on suspension parts like some people do.
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On top of the bad ride my steering makes a binding sound when you turn the wheel! Now I have t take it in and they might not honor my warrenty because I lowered it. BUT, My car is a go-kart on crack!!
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