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Old 05-03-2013, 04:10 PM   #1
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Strut and shock recommendations

I have a 06 zx3. I have the tien springs but have not put them on yet. Looking for recommendations on struts and shocks to go with them for maximum performance. I am getting into the solo and road rally in scca n. Texas.


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Old 05-03-2013, 08:37 PM   #2
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I have a 06 zx3. I have the tien springs but have not put them on yet. Looking for recommendations on struts and shocks to go with them for maximum performance. I am getting into the solo and road rally in scca n. Texas.
'06 car= Hit up Massive & order the ''Omni kit'' & then get a set of Koni yellow's (which is basicly a sleave that take up the clearence between the spindles & the earlier smaller diameter struts). So you can get a set of Koni yellow's. There are a lot more choices of struts w/ the earlier '00-'05 cars. What yr car are those springs for? If they're for the '06+ cars, does tien have struts that work w/ those springs? You'll need '00-'05 springs & dampers= lot more choice's No mix & matching between the two= '00-'05/ '06-'11.
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Just found this theread witch is good cause ill be lookin tword suspensions soon.
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Thanks for the info if I have another question I'll ask.
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OK one more question. Guy at work says I have to get shocks and struts smaller since I'm dropping it down. He's saying since I'm dropping down 2 and 2.2 inches that I gotta get them that size.
Is this true and if so what size do I need
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OK one more question. Guy at work says I have to get shocks and struts smaller since I'm dropping it down. He's saying since I'm dropping down 2 and 2.2 inches that I gotta get them that size.
Is this true and if so what size do I need
What they mean is, Your shorting your ride height w/ shorter springs, hence you need struts/shocks that'll work w/ your lowering springs. Koni yellows & Eibach's pro dampers work w/ 2-2.2'' springs. KYB agx's work w/ 1.5'' springs.
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Eibach's Pro dampers. They work great for me. I beleive you'll need the Omni kit from Massive. Hit up Jillian at Tirerack, call or e-mail him.
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Basically if you didn't replace the shocks they would blow out very quickly because when you drop it 2", you are getting rid of 2" of travel OE shocks are used too.

The Eibach Pro-Damper set is designed for the Eibach Pro-kit (1.4" f and 1.5" r drop) but they would still work on the Sportline kit, and work much MUCH better then a stock shock.


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