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View Poll Results: Is the SVT kit worth the install over an eibach pro kit?
Eibach Pro Kit 8 72.73%
SVT kit 3 27.27%
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Old 04-12-2007, 11:43 PM   #1
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SVT kit or Eibach pro kit

Is the SVT kit compareable to the eibach kit in terms of performance. I know the ride height difference is about 3/4" but I'd like some opinions on whether the SVT kit will make a significant difference in the handling of my car.

Basically I don't want to go through the process of installing (paying to install) a suspension only to find out it just barley performs better than stock.

Not really concerned with ride in terms of comfort as I know both kits ride well.

Thanks for your opinions!


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Old 04-14-2007, 01:31 AM   #2
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When I installed my SVT kit, I was a bit unhappy with the .5" drop and what seemed like marginally better handling. I wished I went for a more aggressive kit, lower, tighter, etc etc.

That being said, I love the suspension now! I added a 25mm rear bar as well, which makes the car a hell of a lotta fun on the commute Id say it's an excellent kit, for the price its a steal. It works so well together and is very predictable. The ride isn't bad at all, but you don't care about that. If you're after a noticible drop, go for the Pro Kit. For all around awesome daily driver fun thats light on the wallet, SVT!

...think I'm a little biased? lol
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Old 04-14-2007, 02:14 AM   #3
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the Eibach is a very good kit, well worth the money. and ride handling isn't compromised. and sol long as you don't go crazy with tire sizes, you won't have to worry about rubbing issues.

and if you go Eibach, get them off www.tirerack.com and take it to one of their "preferred installers" or whatever they call them, you'll get a discount for the work
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Old 04-19-2007, 11:42 PM   #4
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totaly love my pro kit...wouldnt recommend anything else...not to high...not to low.
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I voted pro-kit because I had that on my other car and it was great. It was a little tighter than the SVT kit is on my car now, but it was that much more fun too...my recommendation too, if you really want to have fun, just get the whole pro system plus. Those sway bars rock.
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