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Old 04-07-2013, 06:47 PM   #1
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Proper strut choice?

Hey guys, I have a MK1 sedan that I just purchased and installed a set of the Tein S-Tech coils. As most people know, it's not really recommended to run lowering springs with the factory struts so here is my question... When you got your lowering springs, which struts did you end up going to? what is prefered? Going to get a full set sometime soon but not until I get some input.


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How far do they lower your car? frpp's & kyb agx's are good for 1.5'' drop springs. Koni yellow's & Eibach's pro dampers are good for 2'' drop springs.
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Tein claims they drop the car 2.3" in the front and 2" in the rear
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Tein claims they drop the car 2.3" in the front and 2" in the rear
If thats the case, use Koni yellows or Eibach pro dampers. What does Tein offer for dampers? That drop is similar to H&R's sport cup kit= 2.6'' drop. Are you sure its not the other way around= front 2'' & the rear at 2.3''? The sportline system is f2'' & r 2.2''.
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Yeah, I'm sure thats what they do. I looked everywhere and even the TEIN website says 2.3"F and 2"R but yet the car sits even. Which is more popular, the KONI or Eibach? I checked for TEIN struts but they only make coilovers and lowering springs for the Focus.
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Go with Koni Yellows, much better strut than the Eibachs
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