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Old 11-24-2004, 01:01 PM   #1
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Suspension setup

I'm gonna order a suspension next week and was wondering what ya all thought about this

Eibach Pro-System vs Vogtland

They seem to be similiar in setup and appr in price. I know Vogtland just came out with theirs for the Focus but I guess alotta imports ie VW use em. The Vogtland are also a lighter setup ie weight savings (i read 2-3 lbs per spring) Does anyone use the Vogtland or heard any thing on their new setup?

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Ebach Pro System. It's proven over and over again for Foci. To be honest I don't even know what is Vogtland.
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Old 11-24-2004, 01:14 PM   #3
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i've never heard of Vogtland either. stick w/ what is more known and proven to be top of the line...eibach
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Vogtland is new to me. Eibach is one of the best suspension setups to buy if your a daily driver. I would buy Eibach Pro System.
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here's the Vogtland site. They are better known in the Nascar circuit. So I was thinking it probably is a well designed setup.

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Nascar and they are also huge in the VW/Audi world.
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different companies products perform differently on some cars. eibach is known to have a great setup for the focus, so stick with eibach. eibach may not be that great for vw/audi's, so they go with this other brand. it's the same reason acura's go with injen intakes and we go with AEM. aem is better on a focus than on an integra, and injen is better on the acura than it would be on a focus. stick to what is known to be good
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if my buddy would ever get around to putting his Vogtland setup on i could give you a decent comparison.....

until then, go with what you know. why gamble, ya know?

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How is the Eibach sportline springs on an SVT? To low, to rough of a ride...? Or would it be better to go with a Pro kit from Eibach instead?

I want the car lowered, but not to low and uncomfortable.


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How is the Eibach sportline springs on an SVT? To low, to rough of a ride...? Or would it be better to go with a Pro kit from Eibach instead?

I want the car lowered, but not to low and uncomfortable.


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a question like that is really out of line from the original thread topic. in the future, please make this a seperate thread.

to answer your question though, a majority of people i talk to say the sportline drop is just too soft. good for aesthetics, but a little softer than you'd like for some real good handling. if you're looking for a great drop at about the same height. check out some H&R race springs combined with adj. dampers like KONI Yellow or GAZ.

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