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Old 02-10-11, 01:48 PM   #1
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What would be the best springs to lower my car using the stock shocks?
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Old 02-11-11, 06:33 AM   #2
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Best at what?

Best price?

Best handling?

Best ride comfort?

Best at not needing new shocks?

Best at not causing alignment problems?

Best in terms of pants?
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when it comes to suspension there is no such thing as best, its all personal preference and opinion. imo i wouldnt even lower on stock shocks
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Ive had a few diff ones and I like the Tein S Techs, and they provide a great drop.
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your 3 choices are = Eibach prokit (is250), H&R, Tein Springs... the eibach prokit for the is350 dont drop that much
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ive had a few diff ones and i like the tein s techs, and they provide a great drop.
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One of the lowest are Road Magnets. Never really heard of them like the other brands mentioned, but low spring.
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I HAVE------>s tech..NICE DROP...VERY NICE comfort...NICE price...
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IMO ... H&R has the best drop
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I can't vouch for Eibach, Road Magnets, etc. since I have the Tein s techs currently. I will say, they provide a very comfortable ride, are reasonably priced, great handling compared to stock, and definitely filled in the ridiculous gaps in the fenders well. Definitely recommended by me.
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Eibachs,...affordable, well made, nice ride and handling.
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+1 on H&Rs IMO the best springs besides tein. gives you a good drop to minimize wheel gap and not slammed bouncing around with road magnets. also consider just getting coilovers, im regretting it now lol.
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I have Road Magnets on my 2010 IS250, the ride is pretty decent, but compared the Teins i had on my Acura TSX & TL i think they were more comfortable. But my Road Magnets provide a sick drop. Definately the lowest springs out there for the 2G IS.
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how are the Teins (both S and H) on stock shocks?
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Default Tein s tech

I also would like to know how the Tein s tech are on stock shocks?
Does anyone have pics of the Tein s tech with 18" stock wheels?
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