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Old 12-11-2012, 05:43 PM   #1
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Lowering what do you recommend

So I'm looking at lowering my car with my tax return. I'm looking at going with the Eibach Sport Plus kit (Springs and Swaybars) and the Ford Racing Dampers all for the 06-07. What is the consensus on this combination?
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:05 PM   #2
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Tell us more about what you're looking for. Do you have a budget? Are you doing this primarily for looks? How is your car primarily used? How important is handling and/or performance to you. Are you willing to give up some ride quality (what is your butt-o-meter really set up for)?
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I'm looking for performance and oddly gas mileage. It's my DD, but I'm ok with some ride quality degradation. A friend of mine has pro kit springs on a g6 and the ride quality in his car is just fine I would be fine with stiffer springs than that. As for budget I'm looking at 600-700 sways, springs, and shocks.
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If u want a like new FRPP kit for an 06-2011 I will have mine up soon
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Sadly I won't have money until like February.
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The Eibach front and rear swaybars are a great addition regardless of which springs you choose, best thing I did for my Focus.
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Sorry, but one last question, how much of a drop are you looking for and keeping in mind you probably have to deal with some snow every now and then.
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I actually don't know how low I want to go. I'm thinkin between 1.5 -2.5.
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I actually don't know how low I want to go. I'm thinkin between 1.5 -2.5.
That puts you in the middle of a 2'' drop= Eibach's sportline system. Hit up Jillian @ Tirerack.
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The Sportlines will certainly afford a nice drop but there are probably better choices from a performance standpoint. The Sportlines have spring rates that start too soft and tend to firm up very quickly. I call the schizophrenic because they really don't know what they want to be. My personal opinion is that the Eibach Pros would be a better choice for all around performance and ride quality than Sportlines (but don't drop quite as much). I'd also suggest looking at springs and shocks for 00-05 cars as there's many more options available. All you need is the Massive Omni kit to accommodate the conversion to later cars.
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