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      08-18-2009, 10:08 PM   #1
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h&r sports with koni fsd

i have the H&R sports springs installed on my car .. with stock shocks

if i change the shocks to koni fsd is there going to be more ride height drop or will be the same??



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drop will be the same, but the ride quality will be a night and day difference..
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All springs do is control the ride height of the vehicle
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i have the H&R sports springs installed on my car .. with stock shocks

if i change the shocks to koni fsd is there going to be more ride height drop or will be the same??



thankyou
Ride height should not change with damper replacement.
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i have the H&R sports springs installed on my car .. with stock shocks

if i change the shocks to koni fsd is there going to be more ride height drop or will be the same??



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Ride height will not change, you'll be fine.
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I have the Koni FSD shocks with the H&R race springs ....... the car rides nearly as smooth as it had when first purchased but with much more stiffness.
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I have the Koni FSD's with the Eibach Pro-Kit Spring (similar drop) and there is a definite improvement in ride quality.

The springs is what decides ride height, the shocks/struts are more towards ride smoothness/quality.
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it shuld stay the same. and will make the handling better/stiffer
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thankyou very much just got it installed today ..

no difference in ride height *thank god* .... ride quality is better..

the other day i was driving at abt 175-190 kmph and my front lip flew off... so now i need a new front lip or a new bumper...

thanks for all the info
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