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Old 12-15-2012, 11:21 AM   #51
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Wow how am I just now finding this thread. I definitely know what springs I'm going with now! It helps that your color scheme is the same as mine too lol. Looks great man
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Old 12-15-2012, 06:18 PM   #52
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awesome thread love the comparison pics. did you just get lowering springs or coilovers? dumb question but im jw
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:07 PM   #53
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Wow how am I just now finding this thread. I definitely know what springs I'm going with now! It helps that your color scheme is the same as mine too lol. Looks great man
Thanks man. You won't regret it.

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awesome thread love the comparison pics. did you just get lowering springs or coilovers? dumb question but im jw
Just the springs. Coilovers are too rich for my blood. This is my daily driver/commuter. I've put 10k in just 6 months. If I had plans to autocross it, or take it to the track, I would have waited and saved for coilovers. But the sportlines make it hug the road and look great for $200. Not a bad investment. IMO. (Rep welcome ; )
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:41 PM   #54
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I just recently bought a 2012 with 5500 miles on it since i got it i put about 100 - 150 miles on it. I was wanting to lower my 12 SE Hatchback, Sports package.

Sorry if this sounds strange, But i was just woundering. Did you use your stock shocks? And if so what kind of mileage do you got on your car now? I alway`s heard that its a bad idea to lower a car on stock strut`s is why i ask.

If you did use your stock strut`s. Do you think the 5000+ miles on my car would be ok? or am i going to have to replace the strut`s before i lower? I do understand you said it did make the bumps a little more noticable, But id o try to avoid potholes and stuff as much as i posible can. and if i do got to hit 1 i go slower over them.

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Your car looks nice, Mine is going in for tint on monday. Hopeing on ordering the exhaust and aem cai this week also
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:57 AM   #55
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Sorry if this sounds strange, But i was just woundering. Did you use your stock shocks? And if so what kind of mileage do you got on your car now?

If you did use your stock strut`s. Do you think the 5000+ miles on my car would be ok? or am i going to have to replace the strut`s before i lower? I do understand you said it did make the bumps a little more noticable, But id o try to avoid potholes and stuff as much as i posible can. and if i do got to hit 1 i go slower over them.

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Your car looks nice, Mine is going in for tint on monday. Hopeing on ordering the exhaust and aem cai this week also
I did use the stock struts. I have about 10k now with no issues. Still love the sportlines. The 5k on your struts will be perfectly fine. It won't make any difference. And with your current driving habits you will find the sportlines to ride very well. Go slow over speed bumps an your good to go.

Thanks for the compliments. I love how she looks. I recently had the front tint removed and lightened from 20% down to 40%. I like it better now.

Hope that helps.
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:47 AM   #56
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Any plans on new pics, Brad? I'm curious add to how everything finally settled out because your last pics are right about where my pro-kit springs sit currently.
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Any plans on new pics, Brad? I'm curious add to how everything finally settled out because your last pics are right about where my pro-kit springs sit currently.
Ill try and snap some updated pics now that I have about 10k on them. Only because you asked though Duane.
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:32 PM   #58
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Okay I finally got some update pics taken. Please forgive my filthy car. She needs a bath badly.

Sorry for the sun flare
right rear
right rear
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right front


You cannot stick your finger straight under the fender with out hitting the tire. So they are almost tucked. I still have never scraped, or bottomed out, or rubbed while turning.
The car settled really nicely.

I still havnt had the alignment checked. They want $100 to do it and I still would need a camber kit to adjust the rear. So it will likely cost me $200+ to get it back to factory alignment. I will wait a while as it rides fine as is with no pull.

I want 18"s bad.
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:38 PM   #59
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black roof flows so well
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looks good!
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