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Old 06-19-2012, 06:15 PM   #21
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I may be picking these up in the next day or so. So I will let you all know

Maybe get them and install them over the weekend lol
I figured you'd have plans to get these haha!
What am i that predictable now lol
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Old 06-19-2012, 06:25 PM   #22
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Had steeda springs on my 06 gt... Loved them more than any other lowering springs I had ever had on any car. Well the progress tech. springs I had on my si were really good too.
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Which is what exactly?
There are details in Steeda's description of the product.

They imply at least one advantage over competitors and I would assume they believe they have more or they would not have released a product that is $50 more expensive than it's direct competitor (which is already known to do it's job pretty well).

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Something like that haha!
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There are details in Steeda's description of the product.

They imply at least one advantage over competitors and I would assume they believe they have more or they would not have released a product that is $50 more expensive than it's direct competitor (which is already known to do it's job pretty well).



Something like that haha!
Exactly. I am sure they are tuned to compliment their RSB as well...
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What am i that predictable now lol
I'll always associate you with Steeda Red, you basically have the prototype of their Steeda Focus.

+1 for sprring rates too.
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There are details in Steeda's description of the product.

They imply at least one advantage over competitors and I would assume they believe they have more or they would not have released a product that is $50 more expensive than it's direct competitor (which is already known to do it's job pretty well).



Something like that haha!
What would the advantage of their spring be versus the competitor?
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I'll always associate you with Steeda Red, you basically have the prototype of their Steeda Focus.

+1 for sprring rates too.
I've been very lucky to work with Steeda with the STS kit and getting to try and help with other parts as well. When I get these springs ill have every part to date from them :-D
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What would the advantage of their spring be versus the competitor?
Good question.

Reminds me of the similar curiosity I expressed in my original post.

I also listed what they claimed their advantages were and that I was wondering if anyone was going to test their claims out before I had a chance to.
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I've been very lucky to work with Steeda with the STS kit and getting to try and help with other parts as well. When I get these springs ill have every part to date from them :-D
Question for you or Brandon - Steeda worked with Ford on thier intake design (I'm not sure how closely) did they do the same with these springs?

Looking forward to seeing them on Red.
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For the intake they used CAD data that was set to them directly from fords engineering team.

In regards to the springs they came up with their own spring rates and to my knowledge went through at least to companies to get the springs done they way they wanted. No compromise was made on the springs.

And as soon as the springs are installed pictures will be taken
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