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Old 03-31-2011, 12:43 AM   #1
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Need Stiffer Suspension for AutoX

I just need some help deciding ... and a bit more info as well.

Since, my knowledge of suspension is okay ... I need more advice on what to do.

Well, to start, I have the Full Eibach Pro-Kit Plus, sways and all.

But after a few runs with my new tire setup, Hankook RS3 225/50R16s, I get a bit of rub on the fast hard transitions.

I love the tires, just don't want to kill them on rubs here and there.

So ... I was told to get stiffer suspension.

First: Does anyone know the Spring Rate of the Eibach Pro Springs? Searched all over and couldn't find that info.

Second: Do I go looking for Stiffer Springs or Better Struts?

I ask that question, because right now ... my cash flow for this is not up there, since I only recently bought new wheels and tires and at the moment don't want to break the bank with another 1200+ buy.

But am willing to battle 500-600.

So ... the Koni-Yellows are on sale on TireRack right now ... but I heard with the soft Eibachs, they would blow soon after install and Hard use of AutoX.

So, then do I get the stiffer suspension ... like the H&R Race Springs. I hear those are the best ... Then later get the struts?

Trying to get some decisions before committing to buy at the beginning of the summer.

Thanks in advance for any advice or help.

-Ray-


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