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Old 04-30-14, 08:34 AM   #16
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However philly roads are the worst...
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yea it definitely doesnt sound right. yes a lowering spring will wear out a shock quicker but i highly doubt this is your case. did it ride perfectly fine before the lowering springs? did you notice this right after the car was lowered?
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Old 04-30-14, 05:34 PM   #17
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[QUOTE=IXI187IXI;8513106]preaching to the choir on that one

yea it definitely doesnt sound right. yes a lowering spring will wear out a shock quicker but i highly doubt this is your case. did it ride perfectly fine before the lowering springs? did you notice this right after the car was lowered?[/QUOTE The ride was perfect before the lowering springs, I didn't notice until soon after they were installed, as the weather cleared up I drove a little more aggressive until...
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yea if it was fine before and now all of a sudden it sucks, i would say something was wrong with the install. it would be a very high coincidence that the shocks blew already. i know of a good shop, a little out of the way for philly but thats where i took my car to have the bcr's dialed in and alignment done. they were actually the ones that give the info for the spacers for the wobble/vibrations as well.
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Old 05-01-14, 01:07 PM   #19
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yea if it was fine before and now all of a sudden it sucks, i would say something was wrong with the install. it would be a very high coincidence that the shocks blew already. i know of a good shop, a little out of the way for philly but thats where i took my car to have the bcr's dialed in and alignment done. they were actually the ones that give the info for the spacers for the wobble/vibrations as well.
as long as it's done correctly I don't care, I still need an alignment anyway
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their a little expensive when it comes to alignment but i highly recommend them. they took everything into consideration even my wheel width's and offsets to dial it in. very good shop and popular on my other local forum.

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Old 05-02-14, 09:34 AM   #21
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their a little expensive when it comes to alignment but i highly recommend them. they took everything into consideration even my wheel width's and offsets to dial it in. very good shop and popular on my other local forum.

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Thanks allot, the shop that mounted my wheels suggests coilovers all together, he said never mount lowering springs with stock shocks, but I'll see what they as well
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yea lowering springs on stock shocks just wears them out quicker as the shock doesnt have the same amount of travel as it does with oem springs
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yea lowering springs on stock shocks just wears them out quicker as the shock doesnt have the same amount of travel as it does with oem springs
I scheduled an appointment, they're booked until the first week of June. The car shutters when I hit the brakes as if I need motor mounts ever since the wheels were mounted, I'll ask them about that too. Thanks again.
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aftermarket wheels? id check to see if the lugs are tight.
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aftermarket wheels? id check to see if the lugs are tight.
Yeah, smh that's dangerous
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I had the f-sport springs on my RWD for a few years. I just got the BC-R coil overs with Swift springs upgrade, SPC Front ball joints and Rear Control Arms. All I have to say is i am extremely happy with my ride. The bottoming out feeling is gone and I can control the softness or hardness of my ride. I would high recommend this coil over setup. If not, then I would look into some custom Swift Springs to replace the F-Sport springs.
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I had the f-sport springs on my RWD for a few years. I just got the BC-R coil overs with Swift springs upgrade, SPC Front ball joints and Rear Control Arms. All I have to say is i am extremely happy with my ride. The bottoming out feeling is gone and I can control the softness or hardness of my ride. I would high recommend this coil over setup. If not, then I would look into some custom Swift Springs to replace the F-Sport springs.
Do you have pics of your car with the BC swift set up? Btw what are your spring rates?
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OP...Did you get any resolution on this? Was it the bump stops?
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