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Old 02-21-11, 05:29 PM   #16
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I saw that, and it prompted me to ask over here. Lots of great feedback on that link and other others in the first post... not sure why there is no love over here.

I think these are exactly what I am looking for- linear, about 1" of drop, and near stock ride.

If this is what they look like (from the Swift Spring site), me likey:
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For some reason the Swift springs are very rare on our cars.
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Old 02-26-11, 06:42 PM   #18
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Would love to get a set for my 2011 250, is it avaiable?
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Old 02-26-11, 07:55 PM   #19
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I've been looking at them for my 2011 IS350 and see that there is only one set of springs for the ISx50. Google shows them for sale on a bunch sites, not sure who has them in stock. I plan on making some phone calls Monday.
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I just purchased the KW Varian 3 Coilovers for my IS 350. I wanted a more aggressive stance after I went from 20" TSW Willows over to 19" TSW Gunmetal Londrina rims. Is there anybody out there that is running this type of set up? If so how did it handle
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Bump for any more input on Swift sport lowering springs ....
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Old 06-07-13, 10:59 AM   #22
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yes...anyone?
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Hope someone would chime in and give a honest review

PS sorry for bumping the thread
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Old 07-23-13, 03:06 PM   #24
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I bit the bullet and had them installed...and I'd have to say, I'm very impressed! They pretty much kept the OEM ride quality and gave me the drop that I was looking for. I would recommend them better than the F-sport springs.
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Old 07-23-13, 03:09 PM   #25
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I bit the bullet and had them installed...and I'd have to say, I'm very impressed! They pretty much kept the OEM ride quality and gave me the drop that I was looking for. I would recommend them better than the F-sport springs.
Thank you KINETICS for your input! Really appreciated buddy

may i ask if you can please share some photos with us?
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Old 07-23-13, 04:49 PM   #26
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OEM sport suspension on SWIFT springs

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F Sport Shocks and Springs and 19in F sport wheels VS mine.
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by the way the F Sport springs and shock are only about 1 finger lower in front than mine and 1 finger higher than mine rear. The F Sport wheels are also a bit tucked due to higher offset.

To me personally, the ride of the Swift is less harsh than the OEM sport springs, but handling is improved for sure.
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Old 07-23-13, 04:53 PM   #27
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WOW thanks bakalag!!!
thats one sexy lookin car. Love the 19's
the car with Fsport springs seem lower but i bet your ride is much smoother and still have the luxurious feel. Am i right?

Swift springs is the only available option with linear springs right? the rest is progressive?

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Old 07-23-13, 04:58 PM   #28
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Actually the actual gap of my rear is lower but visually it's higher, the shadow from the fender on the F Sport makes it look lower than it is. The front of the F Sport IS lower though.

When my car was on stockies, My car actually looked the same height as the F Sport (due to the OEM wheels tucking)

The ride on that F Sport is really rough, probably really good for track, it does turn really nice, but it's really really harsh over minor bumps and dips.

I've been running Swift on my S2000 (in the background of one of the pics) on the OEM shocks (70,000 at the time of installation) and have had them for 4 years / 39,0000 miles and my OEM shocks on the Honda is still fine, no sagging issues at all. Which is why I went with Swift for my IS350 without even doing research on what springs were out there.

I think it is the only linear one, I'm 90% sure...but anyone is free to correct me =)
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Actually the actual gap of my rear is lower but visually it's higher, the shadow from the fender on the F Sport makes it look lower than it is. The front of the F Sport IS lower though.

When my car was on stockies, My car actually looked the same height as the F Sport (due to the OEM wheels tucking)

The ride on that F Sport is really rough, probably really good for track, it does turn really nice, but it's really really harsh over minor bumps and dips.

I've been running Swift on my S2000 (in the background of one of the pics) on the OEM shocks (70,000 at the time of installation) and have had them for 4 years / 39,0000 miles and my OEM shocks on the Honda is still fine, no sagging issues at all. Which is why I went with Swift for my IS350 without even doing research on what springs were out there.

I think it is the only linear one, I'm 90% sure...but anyone is free to correct me =)
Thanks for the extra clarification bro!
Guess ill just go with Swift Springs then, as i am looking for a little drop and try maintain the OEM Lexus feel.

Once more thanks a million for all the info and pics
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Interested in buying the Swift lowering springs but keeping my stock 18"s.

Does anyone have pictures of the Swift lowering springs on the stock 18"s?

Thanks,

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