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Old 01-18-2008, 11:21 AM   #1
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Exclamation KYB GR-2's vs DropZone

Alright, i'm gonna replace my struts because the drive side strut is bad(the tire is like this / instead of this |) and want to get something that works well with my lowering springs, so which do you guy's think is better?


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GR2's are a great shock but are not designed for lowering springs. Drop Zones are regarded as cheap and have little reputation. So the answer you probably don't want to hear is don't get either one. What kind of springs do you have? Do you know the springs rates? How much do they drop the car? With that info we can probably make some helpful suggestions.
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how about H and R, or eibach, or kyb AGX
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kyb agx..will hold lowering spirings
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GR2's are a great shock but are not designed for lowering springs. Drop Zones are regarded as cheap and have little reputation. So the answer you probably don't want to hear is don't get either one. What kind of springs do you have? Do you know the springs rates? How much do they drop the car? With that info we can probably make some helpful suggestions.
Well, my info will probably be none too helpful, the springs were already on the car when i got it and i'm not sure what brand they are. Not sure how much of a drop it gave it, as the car also has 18's with low profile tires, 35 series i think, although it sits unhealthily low, i kina like it, but probablt not worth the hassle becuase i can't even get an alignment and i do need to get that done.

I thought the Drop Zones were a reputable brand, cause i was leaning more towards getting those, but i guess not.
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Alright, well i know i didn't give much to work on, but thanks for the info ne way.
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GR-2 are not worth the metal they are made of if used with a lowering spring. Post us a picture of your car and get one of the front and rear spring and front strut and rear shock if you could and many of us could prolly tell you what you have. We are that good, no most companies springs come in specific colors for the focus. Here is a rundown of some of the well knowns so you maybe can decide.

Red- Eibach sportline, H&R race
Purplish-Vogtland
Black-stock, eibach pro, H&R sport
Green-Tein
Yellow-KW, apex
Orange-Megan racing
grey-progress(i think)

Theres more but..take some pics and we can help more...also those 35 series gotta be rough.
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