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Old 12-31-2010, 08:24 PM   #91
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The best kit for the buck is the FRPP kit. Its only $300 from Toulsey Ford. Just look them up on google.
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The best kit for the buck is the FRPP kit. Its only $300 from Toulsey Ford. Just look them up on google.
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I have had a few kits on my car:

Stock
Eibach sportline+damper
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Intrax SVT + KYB AGX (my favorite)
H&R race + koni yellow
Bilstien PSS9 (second favorite)
KW V1

Overall I like the Intrax/AGX setup the best for daily driving, but for split use (track + dd) I would go with the Bilstien PSS9.
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I have had a few kits on my car:

Stock
Eibach sportline+damper
SVT
Intrax SVT + KYB AGX (my favorite)
H&R race + koni yellow
Bilstien PSS9 (second favorite)
KW V1

Overall I like the Intrax/AGX setup the best for daily driving, but for split use (track + dd) I would go with the Bilstien PSS9.
I bought the SVT kit, bushing kit and a front sway bar. I'll get this done as soon it warms up. I wanted it to do it today but, its cold.
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Old 03-09-2011, 10:57 PM   #95
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I don't know if anyone cares, but I found out the spring ratings on the SVT kit with the 1.5 inch drop springs that go with that kit?

I found out what I could about the spring rate on the M-5560-ZXM lowering springs are, after calling like 6 places I found out that the rear is:

Not under pressure they are 12.1 inches, when under pressure down to 5.9 inches the lb rating is 828LB's, and when they are compressed to 6.9 inches the Lb rating is 586lb's.

For the front I got a bit more info, the not under pressure length is 12.4in and the rating is actually two, one is 100lb's per inch and after 2 inch's the Lb rating goes up to 130Lb's per inch.
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I hate the poly bushing squeaky sound. yes, I used grease
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Hey guys,

Is anyone running H&R race springs with Koni Yellows? How is the feel? I've run full track only coilovers from PBMax on my 240sx and Tein Basic coilovers and eibach springs on stock struts so I'm not afraid of stiff, just don't want passengers to hate riding.
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Is anyone running H&R race springs with Koni Yellows? How is the feel? I've run full track only coilovers from PBMax on my 240sx and Tein Basic coilovers and eibach springs on stock struts so I'm not afraid of stiff, just don't want passengers to hate riding.
a lot of autox people run them (so have i) and i will tell you you will love the ride and how it handles.
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So after reading all this and getting tons and tons of ideas, i still need some input.

I have an svt, and im looking to drop it around 1.5". Anyone have any experience on what the best lowering springs to throw in the svt suspension would be? Im not as concerned about ride comfort all though it would be nice if it wasn't super stiff.

What im looking for most is a good spring, for a moderate price, that drops the car 1.5''.

Thanks for any input that anyone has.
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Drops the car 1.5" from the SVT height?

You only have a few options:

Best overall option: Coilovers - You will be able to adjust the height, and the car will handle like it never has before.

Best Mix/Match: H&R Race springs/Koni Yellow Shocks - These will be lower than the SVT but you're not going to get the slammed look. Performance wise, next to coilovers this is by far the best set up for great handling.

Best All in One: H&R Cup Kit - It will be slightly soft for aggressive driving but it's definitely your best spring/strut combo out of the box. Comfortable ride for how low it is, lowest spring/strut combo out there.

Other options: There are other options that are out there that will get you low or that will be cheaper but they are either not durable (like the Eibach Sport Kit) or are hard to find (Intrax).
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