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Old 06-17-2010, 03:15 PM
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Ride isn't bad on K-spring (FRPP) and stock struts.
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Old 06-17-2010, 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Tpjb57 View Post
well I will check them. have a lift so it will be easy to see if they are touching or getting smashed. I would think the haveing to spend $600 on a set of struts is crazy. somebody must sell some shorter struts for alot less. just a thought.
Steeda proaction strut/shock set is $400 and they're fine
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Old 06-17-2010, 03:57 PM
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I followed forum advise and contacted Sam Strano. My guidelines were level the car, improve handling and (most importantly) keep the same ride characteristics.

Ultimately, the ride characteristics slightly changed, but not dramatically. I went with Steeda Sport Springs and Koni STR.T shocks. Overall ride is fairly close to stock. The only exception is the occasionally deep pothole or bump.

This combo only lowered the car about 1". Your 2" drop would be much more excessive. It looks sharp and probably handles great, however, you would have to expect the ride that you are currently getting from it. I would only suggest what others above are suggesting. Call Strano and let him know what parts you have on there now and then ask him to recommend a good set of shocks to match.
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Old 06-17-2010, 09:38 PM
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like one-eyed-***** stated: rear bump stops!!! You need to trim them down or get different ones. With Steeda sports and d-specs, with the small drop, it would hit the stops on a moderate bump, and yes it was very harsh. Trimming the bumpstops solved that issue.
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Old 06-17-2010, 09:47 PM
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Originally Posted by tx_zstang View Post
like one-eyed-***** stated: rear bump stops!!! You need to trim them down or get different ones. With Steeda sports and d-specs, with the small drop, it would hit the stops on a moderate bump, and yes it was very harsh. Trimming the bumpstops solved that issue.
Thats why I'm going to go with the pro-kit I don't want to deal with the chiropractor, I was thinking H&R Supersports but I think that will be too much. Anyone running the pro-kit on stock struts/shocks? Any problems with hitting bumpstops?
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Old 06-17-2010, 11:00 PM
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ive got FRPP springs in the mail and its going to be matched up with stock struts/ springs...1.5" drop

do i need to chop the stops? if so, how much should i be cutting them down by?
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Originally Posted by 2005Redfire6 View Post
Thats why I'm going to go with the pro-kit I don't want to deal with the chiropractor, I was thinking H&R Supersports but I think that will be too much. Anyone running the pro-kit on stock struts/shocks? Any problems with hitting bumpstops?
There were several posters in the handlign section that had Eibachs and stock shocks/struts. They had issues with stock shocks/struts going bad after 8k or so miles after they installed their Eibachs.

Shocks/struts are expensive, but a worthwhile investment to save yourself hassles down the road.
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