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Old 02-28-19, 06:09 PM
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I talked to them as well.they wanted 488$ for 20% softer springs,seems kind of high for a maybe fix
I'm a little concerned 20% is too much. The RX's GVWR is 5600lbs, so 20% = 1120 lbs, it's more than the maximum load 880 lbs (passengers and cargo).
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Old 03-03-19, 03:38 PM
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I'm a little concerned 20% is too much. The RX's GVWR is 5600lbs, so 20% = 1120 lbs, it's more than the maximum load 880 lbs (passengers and cargo).
that was just their suggestion
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Old 03-30-19, 07:53 AM
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I just recently purchased a 2013 rx350 base. it has 18" Michelin tires with 32psi in them. it rides terrible on just average bumpy roads ,its not just firm,it actually jars you like it has no suspension,.had I drove it on anything but glass smooth roads on the test drive I surely wouldn't have bought it. does anyone has any suggestions? it has 81000 miles on it.i had my local agarage check the rear suspension and he couldn't find anything. thank you
update...I finally got my ride fixed, it now rides smooth as it should! I put a set of used 2015 fwd springs on and now it rides fantastic! it doesn't sway or ride to soft,its just perfect. I even hooked my trailer (2500lbs) to it and it still rode great with no swaying. I found the springs on e bay for 60$ and paid 60$ to have them installed,i still keep 32lbs air in the tires (18" Michelin) its like a different car. I hope this works for any of you who want to try it as well.
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Old 03-30-19, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by rgray70 View Post
update...I finally got my ride fixed, it now rides smooth as it should! I put a set of used 2015 fwd springs on and now it rides fantastic! it doesn't sway or ride to soft,its just perfect. I even hooked my trailer (2500lbs) to it and it still rode great with no swaying. I found the springs on e bay for 60$ and paid 60$ to have them installed,i still keep 32lbs air in the tires (18" Michelin) its like a different car. I hope this works for any of you who want to try it as well.
Thanks for the update. I'm not sure I completely understand though. So your car is a 2013 fwd, and you just swapped out your rear springs with used ones from a 2015 fwd? Is that correct?
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Old 03-30-19, 10:00 AM
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Thanks for the update. I'm not sure I completely understand though. So your car is a 2013 fwd, and you just swapped out your rear springs with used ones from a 2015 fwd? Is that correct?
mine isn't a fwd,its awd
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Old 03-31-19, 10:42 AM
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Ok gotcha, so you're saying the fwd springs are softer.
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Old 03-31-19, 11:40 AM
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Ok gotcha, so you're saying the fwd springs are softer.
what i'm saying is thats what I did and the results that I got .
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Old 04-01-19, 10:55 PM
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Hello all, finally got 20" forged wheels installed with 255-50 tires, so here I am sharing with you all again.
CAN'T BE MORE HAPPIER. (Zoom lowering spring + 20" forged wheels and tires)
With this lower profile tires and lighter wheels setup, it is perfect for my taste, tried of twisty road and bumpy road; smooth and handle as expected, I would say it feel like driving a older BMW X5 and turn like a Toyota FRS. Hope this help someone.


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