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      09-06-2009, 02:21 AM   #1
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Best Bang for Buck Lower Springs

Quick Q: Your opinions plz, best bang for buck lower springs -- Looking for more of a conservative drop.
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H&R Sports are the way to go. They give you a nice drop and improvement in handling, they are comfortable for daily use and well priced.
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H&R Sports are the way to go. They give you a nice drop and improvement in handling, they are comfortable for daily use and well priced.
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H&R sports is the one you looking for
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+3 on h&R springs, that's what I have on stock shocks, great ride and looks awesome.
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What about the Eibach Pro Lowering Springs? They seem to be around the same price as the H&R Sport springs. I have been looking for some springs myself. I think the ride of my E90 is a bit on the harsh side. I know it also has to do with the Flintstone concrete run flats I have on it currently. Would performance tires and a set of sports springs make a difference?
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What about the Eibach Pro Lowering Springs? They seem to be around the same price as the H&R Sport springs. I have been looking for some springs myself. I think the ride of my E90 is a bit on the harsh side. I know it also has to do with the Flintstone concrete run flats I have on it currently. Would performance tires and a set of sports springs make a difference?
without aftermarket springs and without fun-flats, your car will feel more comfortable and less bumpy. with aftermarket springs, the car will feel more firm but not hard like run flats. hard to explain through words but i guess you know what i mean
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what do H&R sport springs run?
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They don't run, they just lower your car..
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what do H&R sport springs run?
$220-250
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thanks...
so should i save up for KW V2 or just get some H&R sport springs..

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thanks...
so should i save up for KW V2 or just get some H&R sport springs..

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coilovers are amazing, but be ready to shell out around $1200 atleast for those KW V2's, thats around 5 times the price of just lowering springs.
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thanks...
so should i save up for KW V2 or just get some H&R sport springs..

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If all you are after is lowering and an improvement in handling, stick with springs or a spring and shock combo like the H&R Cup Kit. Coilovers are great if you have the budget or need the adjustment but all too often I see people get coils just to get coils. Rarely do people maximize the use of height and rebound/compression adjustment unless they are specific about their suspension settings or regularly hit the track.
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you need a shock to match the lowered springs, stock shocks will wear out like twice as fast with them. just so you are ready.

i prefer the look of he Eibach Pro Street because they dont lower the car as much as HR sports which to me is excessive for daily driving.
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