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Old 07-07-2013, 10:32 AM   #1
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Springs with biggest drop

I want to go lower than my eibachs... What's the next alternative before looking in to coilovers? I searched for pics all around and 1" seems to be the biggest drop =/
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Old 07-07-2013, 11:04 AM   #2
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H@R makes a sport and super sport spring. I have the sport spring. 1.3 and 1.4.
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Old 07-07-2013, 02:40 PM   #3
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BMR has a 1.4" I believe. Going that low on just a spring is probably not going to ride all that well. I think Pfadt 1.25" is probably the lowest I would go on just a spring.

Obviously it's a coilover you really want. Personally I would tell you to save the money for coilovers. You can get some Megans for around $700 or BC coils for around $1k.
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Old 07-07-2013, 03:21 PM   #4
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BMR 1.4 is the absolute lowest I would ever recommend on springs alone. If you want to go any lower than that you need to look at coil overs.
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Old 07-07-2013, 11:25 PM   #5
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Pfadt 1.2" drop is pretty low. Just sayin...
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Old 07-08-2013, 12:37 AM   #6
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Pedders drops the front 1.3" and the rear 1.5", and the reason that nearly every manufacturer won't go lower than that is your struts can't handle lowering it more than that.
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:09 AM   #7
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BMR 1.4 is the absolute lowest I would ever recommend on springs alone. If you want to go any lower than that you need to look at coil overs.
+1 to this
Anything lower than 1.5 will wear out your struts and shocks quicker and the ride and handling will also eventually suffer.

I'm on h&r sports. The drop is pretty much even all around. Love how it rides for just drop in springs.
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Old 07-09-2013, 05:44 PM   #8
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BMR 1.4 is the absolute lowest I would ever recommend on springs alone. If you want to go any lower than that you need to look at coil overs.
I couldn't have said it any better! Going any lower than this will really shorten the life span of the struts/shocks and will lead to a undesirable ride quality.
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:34 PM   #9
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I have Belltech 1.4 lowering springs and the ride is pretty bad, IMO. Looks is amazing if that's the most important thing, but if I had it to do over I would do the 1" or 1.25", no lower. Switching these out will probably be on my mod list for next year.

Perfect solution is coilovers if you have the extra cash.
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Old 07-10-2013, 01:03 PM   #10
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1.25 is the limit IMO. And the less you drop it, the better the ride will be and the longer the struts will last.

If you want to go lower, coilovers are the only solution while still retaining a decent ride quality. Please feel free to call, PM or email me anytime with questions

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